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Dürr acquires battery coating firm in B&W deal

Dürr acquires battery coating firm in B&W deal

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (B&W) is selling its Megtec and Universal businesses to the US arm of Germany-based engineering firm Dürr.

Lithium Australia acquires German lithium project

Lithium Australia acquires German lithium project

Lithium Australia (LIT) is to acquire ownership of Germany’s Sadisdorf lithium project— and plans to take on global battery players rushing to grab a slice of Europe’s future electric vehicles supply chain business.

Plural thinking needed on battery research

Plural thinking needed on battery research

As EU bureaucrat Joanna Szychowska rolled out lines at last week’s Eurobat event in Brussels about the EU’s so called action plan for batteries— which is focused solely on lithium-ion— a lone voice from the International Lead Association called out for plurality in research and for inclusion for research funding for lead batteries.

India to launch first ‘indigenous lithium cells plant’

India to launch first ‘indigenous lithium cells plant’

India is to launch its first national lithium-ion cells production plant in a bid to reduce imports from regional battery makers and develop a domestic cell-manufacturing hub.

 

EU misguided on battery thinking

EU misguided on battery thinking

A fresh call for the European Commission to rethink its ideas on battery regulation with regard to REACH and ELV was made last week by Chis Herron, of the lobby group Eurometeaux, which represent the non-ferrous metals industry.

 

Grid-scale hybrid liquid air storage system online in UK

Grid-scale hybrid liquid air storage system online in UK

The UK company pioneering a hybrid Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) system has launched operations at a demonstration facility in northwest England.

Australia trial for V-KOR vanadium battery

Australia trial for V-KOR vanadium battery

A 25kW (100kWh) V-KOR vanadium battery has been installed in Western Australia as part of a trial micro grid energy storage project backed by a South Korean-Australian partnership.

US states ramp up battery storage

US states ramp up battery storage

Nevada and California have announced moves to expand battery energy storage facilities across the two states.

Leclanché ‘set for India joint venture’

Leclanché ‘set for India joint venture’

Swiss battery maker Leclanché said it is close to announcing a joint venture agreement that would give it a “strong foothold” in India.

US lab team ‘develops new compound for redox flow batteries’

US lab team ‘develops new compound for redox flow batteries’

Research published by scientists in the US indicates an organic molecule used in dyes and antibiotics “may be the key to less expensive, more efficient redox flow batteries”.

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