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Firms partner to make reference 24V deep-cycle lead-acid batteries

Lead-acid battery firm East Penn Manufacturing has begun producing AGM reference batteries on a prototype line that uses silicon technolgy from fellow US firm Gridtential Energy.



UK firm secures funding to build Europe’s first large-scale lithium-ion battery refinery plant

Mineral processing company Green Lithium has secured a £631,000 ($878,000) grant to support its plan to build and operate Europe’s first large-scale lithium refinery in the UK.


LG Energy and GM joint venture announces plans for $2.3B US battery plant

Ultium Cells, a joint venture between LG Energy Solution and General Motors, will invest $2.3 billion to build its second battery lithium-ion cell manufacturing plant in the US. 


Start-up raises $20M to ramp up lithium-ion recycling and NMC cathode manufacturing

Vertically integrated lithium-ion battery company Battery Resourcers has completed a Series B equity round to support the development of a commercial-scale recycling processing facility.


Lithium-ion ESS now cheaper than traditional peaker plants for supplying power

Energy storage systems using lithium-ion batteries are 30% cheaper over their lifetime compared with fossil fuel powered peaker plants, according to a report from Australia.


GM leads $139M funding round to accelerate lithium-metal battery development

US vehicle maker General Motors has led a $139 million Series D funding round into lithium-metal developer SES.


Billion-dollar joint venture to build lithium-ion gigafactory in Thailand

Plans to build an 8GWh lithium battery plant in Thailand have begun with a joint venture agreement between zero emission vehicle pioneer Evlomo Incorporated and Rojana Industrial Park.


AMG Lithium secures land to build 20,000tpy lithium-ion materials plant in Germany

Critical metals firm AMG Lithium is set to build a battery-grade lithium hydroxide production plant in Germany.


Oxis sends out solid-state lithium-sulfur cells for testing amid plans for quasi solid-state by 2022

Oxis Energy will deploy its solid-state lithium sulfur cell and battery systems for use in trials, proof-of-concept and demonstrator systems by this Autumn.


Highview Power bolsters management team as it eyes growth potential

Liquid air technology firm Highview Power has made Sini Spets its vice president of people and strategy.