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TNG launches VRFB business arm to capitalise on vanadium mine

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 14:03 -- Paul Crompton

Australian company TNG Limited has established a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) business unit as part of its vertical integration strategy for one of its mines in the Northern Territory, Australia.

The launch of the business unit marks a growth and diversification step for the company’s wholly owned Mount Peake Vanadium-Titanium-Iron Project.

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Zinc8 announces agreement to deploy zinc-air batteries across Australia

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:05 -- Paul Crompton

Canadian firm Zinc8 Energy Solutions has signed an agreement in principle with engineering firm SmartConsult to explore joint-venture projects concerning the deployment of zinc-air energy storage systems in Australia.

The Agreement focuses on deploying Zinc8's ESSs at aquatic centres, remote mines and behind-the-meter applications throughout Australia. 

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MoU paves way for Australian firm to supply recycled battery materials to Korea

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 13:26 -- Paul Crompton

Envirostream Australia, a 24% owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia, has signed a lithium-ion battery materials offtake deal that includes recycled mixed metal dust (MMD) containing cobalt, nickel and lithium.

The memorandum of understanding with South Korean battery recycler SungEel Hitech involves the exclusive supply of metals extracted from recycled lithium-ion batteries out of Australia. 

Image: SungEel president Mr Kang Myung Yi and Envirostream managing director Andrew Mackenzie shake hands after signing the offtake MoU

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Dairy farm to use Australian Vanadium’s redox flow battery to harvest solar power

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 15:40 -- Paul Crompton

Vsun Energy, the wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Vanadium, is set to install a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) energy storage system at a dairy farm in Victoria, Australia.

The system will deliver at least four hours of supply while allowing the farm to eventually increase its onsite renewable generation and consumption to 100%.

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Big lithium and lead-acid brands go head-to-head in Australian tests

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 14:45 -- Paul Crompton
Big lithium and lead-acid brands go head-to-head in Australian tests

Performance trials to test lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries in real world situations have begun in Australia.

Consulting firm ITP Renewables will test six lithium-ion battery brands, an advanced lead‑acid battery, and a conventional lead‑acid battery.

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