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Energy storage firm Eguana and LG Chem expand partnership

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:34 -- Paul Crompton
Energy storage firm Eguana and LG Chem expand partnership

Canadian firm Eguana Technologies has augmented its energy storage partnership with Korean lithium-ion battery giant LG Chem.

Eguana has begun integrating LG Chem’s JH3 cell technology into its AC Battery energy storage system (ESS) portfolio.

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Carbon firm hires electrode expert to target energy storage market

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 14:47 -- Paul Crompton
Carbon firm hires electrode expert to target energy storage market

A Canadian carbon science firm has hired a lithium-ion and zinc-air anode specialist to help it move into the energy storage sector.

Saint Jean Carbon (SJC) has named Dr. Zhongwei Chen as the company’s new chief technology officer.

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Materials firm gets cash boost to lithium-ion plant

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 10:54 -- Paul Crompton
Materials firm gets cash boost to lithium-ion plant

Canadian firm Nano One Materials has been awarded up to $1.9 million to develop lithium-ion battery materials production technology.

The investment from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) will support work at Nano One’s pilot plant.

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Lithium-ion firm moves into new sector as business growth continues

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 15:30 -- Paul Crompton
Lithium-ion firm moves into new sector as business growth continues

Canadian battery maker Electrovaya has signed a Service Agreement with an unnamed NYSE Fortune 1000 electro-mobility maker to develop lithium-ion modules for its range of products.

Electrovaya will begin designing, developing and manufacturing the battery modules immediately, with large volume, commercial production starting in late 2017.

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Electrovaya new cells packs bigger punch in old geometry

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 11:51 -- Paul Crompton
Electrovaya new cells packs bigger punch in old geometry

Canadian battery maker Electrovaya has launched a higher density lithium nickel manganese cobalt battery onto the electric mobility and energy storage markets.

Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Litarion GmbH, the company’s new LITACELLTM, LC-44 uses NMC/graphite based electrode chemistry to deliver 44Ah in the same geometry as the company’s 40Ah variety.

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Graphite producer notches up eighth US defense agreement

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:32 -- Paul Crompton
Graphite producer notches up eighth US defense agreement

Canadian mining firm Alabama Graphite has manufactured and shipped three one-kilogram test samples of its Purified Micronized Graphite (PMG) to a US-based lithium-ion battery maker.

The unnamed company produces lithium batteries for military applications under contract from the United States Department of Defense (DoD).

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Testing of 8MWh vanadium flow battery under way

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 00:00 -- Paul Crompton
Testing of 8MWh vanadium flow battery under way

Canadian firm Sparton Resources has begun testing its 8mWh vanadium flow battery in Hebei Province, China.

Work on the Zhangbei Project begun after Sparton received confirmation to initiate testing from the battery owner, the State Grid North China Company Limited ("State Grid"). 

On-line testing started on November 21st and will take place over several weeks to ensure the battery meets design protocols.

Funding for the commissioning project was carried out by VanSpar Mining, a 90.4% owned Sparton subsidiary.

The renewable energy utilisation platform integrates wind power, solar power, energy storage, and smart grid transmission technologies.

Clean power generated by this project will be integrated into north China's energy grid, operated by the State Grid.

This is a key component of China's Golden Sun Photo Voltaic Solar Pilot Project, which currently includes 110 megawatts of energy storage capacity, and covers a total land area of 200 square kilometres.

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