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Toshiba Completes European lithium BESS tests

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 13:49 -- Paul Crompton
Toshiba Completes European lithium BESS tests

Japanese based firm Toshiba T&D Europe S.p.a (TTDE) is set to handover a 1MW-1MWh lithium Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to a Italian utility firm.

The handover to Italian Transmission System Operator Terna S.p.a. follows successful tests of Toshiba’s lithium titanate oxide SCiB™ equipped BESS.

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Toshiba completes European lithium BESS tests

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:39 -- Paul Crompton
Toshiba completes European lithium BESS tests

Japanese based firm Toshiba T&D Europe S.p.a (TTDE) is set to handover a 1MW-1MWh lithium Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to an Italian utility firm.

The handover to Italian Transmission System Operator Terna S.p.a. follows successful tests of Toshiba’s lithium titanate oxide SCiB™ equipped BESS.

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Custom Li-ion firm signs European distribution deal

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:31 -- Paul Crompton
Custom Li-ion firm signs European distribution deal

Custom lithium battery pack design and manufacturing firm Steatite Limited, has signed a European distribution agreement with large format lithium-ion manufacturer Beckett Energy Systems (BES).

UK firm Steatite will now provide BES’s 24Vdc lithium-ion battery pack module, for energy storage and remote power applications in Marine and Defence Markets.

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Johnson Controls to rethink China battery plant

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:23 -- Paul Crompton
Johnson Controls to rethink China battery plant

Johnson Controls is set to focus on advanced batteries at one of its China plants— but refused to reveal whether it will be lithium or lead-acid.

Although the US company is keeping quiet about the details, a company spokesman confirmed an announcement will be made in the ‘next few weeks’.

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Oakridge secures tax break to boost Li-ion facilities

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:01 -- Paul Crompton
Oakridge secures tax break to boost Li-ion facilities

US lithium battery firm Oakridge Global Energy Solutions has been granted tax breaks that green lights plans to boost its manufacturing space in Florida.

The $9million property tax breaks rely on the firm adding 1,000 jobs in Palm Bay by 2019, and investing $270million in manufacturing equipment.

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Lithium concerns as South America’s biggest supplier faces legal action.

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 11:22 -- Paul Crompton
Lithium concerns as South America’s biggest supplier faces legal action.

Chile and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) – the world’s largest producer of lithium – is currently in arbitration proceedings, and the outcome could have a serious implications on lithium supplies and prices.

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Oakridge launches into an aggressive new era

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:14 -- Paul Crompton
Oakridge launches into an aggressive new era

US lithium battery manufacturer Oakridge Global Energy Solutions has launched an aggressive new era after 18 months of restructuring process.

The epoch includes investing $270 million in its Florida facilities, appointing a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), buying shares in a rival firm and launching a wholly-owned subsidiary in Hong Kong.

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Sonnebatterie to open U.S.based R&D centre

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:21 -- Paul Crompton
Sonnebatterie to open U.S.based R&D centre

German lithium energy storage systems company Sonnenbatterie is set to open a research and development facility in the U.S.

The 5,000 sq. ft. space in Atlanta, Georgia, will house up to 15 engineers tasked with expanding the company’s next generation of smart energy storage devices for homes and businesses.

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India plans lithium subsidies to compete with lead-acid batteries

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 16:45 -- Paul Crompton
India plans lithium subsidies to compete with lead-acid batteries

The Indian government is planning a subsidy of Rs 32,000 (US$514) on all lithium battery kits to promote electric bike use and cut down vehicular pollution, reports The Indian Express.

The move will allow lithium-ion electric bike OEMs to compete with traditional lead-acid battery powered bikes, which are around US$400 cheaper. 

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