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Hitachi squeezes its way into Indian SLI market through Thailand

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 16:47 -- Vic
Hitachi squeezes its way into Indian SLI market through Thailand

The Japanese SLI battery maker Hitachi Chemical Company Ltd, has pulled off a deal to take 10% of the Indian SLI market in the next  three years— thanks to a free-trade agreement with Thailand.

Hitachi, which launched its commercial vehicle batteries range for the Indian market through a strategic tie-up with Ahmedabad-based Alf technologies, will have a projected turnover of US$231m (Rs 250 crore).

Jackie Chuah, director of the $5.5 billion Hitachi Chemical Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore said that the Indian market is huge for Hitachi to cover alone. "We thus entered into a strategic partnership with Ahmedabad-based Alf Technologies who have considerable experience about automotive batteries marketing and distribution pan-India," he said.

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Deal rockets lithium-ion battery maker into new sales space

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:02 -- paul Crompton
Deal rockets lithium-ion battery maker into new sales space

Korean battery giant LG Chem is to make a giant leap into a new application for its lithium-ion technology following a deal with NASA.

The company’s batteries will be used in spacesuits following successful internal short-circuit (ISC) stability tests by Nasa.

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SOLARWATT announces move into UK solar storage market

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:38 -- paul Crompton
SOLARWATT announces move into UK solar storage market

German solar energy firm Solarwatt is revving up to unleash its ‘MyReserve’ lithium-ion energy storage system onto the UK residential market.

The move has come on the back of rising energy prices in the UK, says Solarwatt international sales manager Pol Spronck

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Lithium-ion dominates large-scale ESS deployment

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:37 -- paul Crompton
Lithium-ion dominates large-scale ESS deployment

Competition between Asia’s big battery makers has seen lithium-ion become the dominant technology for large-scale energy storage systems in the past six years.

Underpinning the rise is cost reductions and a build-up of the auto and power sectors’ supply chain as competition between China's BYD, GCL, South Korea's Samsung SDI, LG Chem and Japan's Panasonic intensifies, according to a report by analytics firm IHS Technology.

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Eaton and Nissan join for 2nd life ESS

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 12:02 -- paul Crompton
Eaton and Nissan join for 2nd life ESS

Power management company Eaton has joined forces with carmaker Nissan to develop a scalable lithium-ion energy storage system.

The system re-uses battery packs from Nissan’s Leaf electric vehicles for industrial, commercial and residential applications.

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Electrovaya signs lithium-ion MOU with mystery e-mobility OEM

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:58 -- paul Crompton
Electrovaya signs lithium-ion MOU with mystery e-mobility OEM

Lithium-ion battery maker Electrovaya has signed a deal to supply an unnamed electric mobility OEM with its cells.

The Canadian firm’s wholly owned subsidiary Litarion GmbH signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to deliver battery modules to the OEM from the start of 2017.

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Tests start on lithium-ion cathode recycling process

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 15:08 -- paul Crompton
Tests start on lithium-ion cathode recycling process

Canadian metals company American Manganese has started proof of concept testing of its large-scale lithium-ion cathode material recycling process.

Research and development firm Kemetco Research will undertake tests of the company’s proprietary hydrometallurgical process for the recycling of cathode materials, specifically lithium–cobalt.

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Higher performing lithium-ion market ready by 2018

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:58 -- paul Crompton
Higher performing lithium-ion market ready by 2018

Materials researchers in Switzerland have boosted the performance of lithium-ion batteries by up to three times by reworking how an anode accepts ions.

Scientists at the Swiss Paul Scherrer Institute PSI in Villigen and the ETH Zurich created a shorter paths for ions to travel to the anode by subjecting graphite to a rotating magnetic field.

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US start-up raises $8m to push lithium-ion material product

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 16:06 -- paul Crompton
US start-up raises $8m to push lithium-ion material product

US firm Silatronix has raised cash in new equity capital to help push its lithium-ion organosilicon (OS) material to a global customer base.

The Madison, Wisconsin, based company raised $8m from the company’s existing investors and two strategic partners, Japan’s Hitachi Chemical and Inabata & Co.   

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Another Chinese lead-acid firm takes on lithium-ion

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 16:05 -- paul Crompton
Another Chinese lead-acid firm takes on lithium-ion

China’s battery maker Guangdong Dynavolt has become the latest Chinese lead-acid firm to add a lithium-ion arm to its business on the back of plans to build an R&D centre for the chemistry.

The battery manufacturer has paid $2 million for a 33.33% share of Nevada-based 12V deep cycle lithium battery maker Dragonfly Energy.

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