Progress at Energy Storage Publishing’s battery testing laboratory is on schedule “and light years ahead of the Brexit talks schedule”, according to Dr Mike McDonagh, the technical editor of Batteries & Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Magazine.
German lithium-ion battery developer and producer BMZ is staying tight-lipped about plans to team up with auto industry firms on a new ‘e-mobility’ joint venture.
China’s Tianqi Lithium is reportedly aiming to raise up to US$1 billion in a Hong Kong stock market flotation, as the group seeks to tighten its grip on the battery materials market.
Scientists in Germany have launched what they say is the country’s largest study to date of electrochemical storage systems.
South Korean battery firm LG Chem has agreed a deal to acquire a “massive volume” of a key material from China's largest lithium compounds producer, to spur production of batteries for electric vehicles.
SK Innovation has reportedly started building its first battery cells giga plant in China – with the goal of establishing a production “triangle” encompassing China, Korea and Europe.
Camborne Energy Storage, a large scale developer of energy storage projects in the UK, has crashed out of the market and gone into administration.
Montana-based nickel-zinc battery start-up ZAF Energy Systems has secured a US$600,000 investment to boost production and recruitment.
Chemists at the University of Glasgow have developed a flow battery system they say could reduce the charging time of electric cars “from hours to seconds”.