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EcoGraf tests show recovery of high purity battery anode material from lithium-ion battery materials.

Wed, 08/19/2020 - 15:39 -- Paul Crompton

Australian firm EcoGraf has claimed its proprietary purification process has been successfully applied to recycling battery materials from ‘production scrap’ and ‘black mass’.

In testing undertaken in collaboration with potential customers, the firm’s proprietary purification process has returned results of 98.6-100% carbon from production scrap and 98-99.6% from black mass.

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Redflow receives second order as its zinc bromine flow batteries prove worth in off-grid telecom project

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 09:51 -- Paul Crompton

Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited has received an additional order for its ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries following the successful deployment of its technology by New Zealand’s Rural Connectivity Group (RCG).

The second order of 10 systems follows the successful installation and commissioning of the company’s ZBM2 batteries at two RCG towers in remote locations in New Zealand last December.

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Tier-1 lithium-ion anode maker requests bigger sample after positive test results

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 13:48 -- Paul Crompton

Australian minerals firm Blackearth Minerals has received positive feedback from a Tier-1 lithium-ion battery anode maker on its graphite concentrate mined in Southern Madagascar.

China firm BTR New Energy Materials undertook an in-house test-work program to evaluate the concentrate for suitability as an anode material.

 

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Green tech firm aims to decentralise Australia’s energy model

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 15:01 -- Paul Crompton
Green tech firm aims to decentralise Australia’s energy model

Australian renewables and battery storage management software firm GreenSync has raised $8.7 million (AUS$11.5 million) to take its technology to international markets.

The cash was raised in a Series B funding round led by Australian government-owned Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) which committed $5million (US$3.78million) and Southern Cross Venture Partners. 

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Grid-scale storage to use lead-acid technology

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 14:47 -- Paul Crompton
Grid-scale storage to use lead-acid technology

A 300kW lead-acid and ultracapacitor hybrid energy storage system is being deployed in Ireland using Australian firm Ecoult’s UltraBattery technology.

It will be the first time Ecoult’s UltraBattery has been used in Europe.

The system will be deployed at South Dublin County Council’s (SDCC) Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed and be used to integrate fast-response storage with Ireland’s DS3 electricity grid.

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Australian flow battery ESS firm announce new CEO and COO

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:37 -- Paul Crompton
Australian flow battery ESS firm announce new CEO and COO

Australian zinc bromide flow energy storage system firm Redflow has made a series of managerial changes ahead of the first deliveries of its ZCell residential flow batteries.

Redflow executive chairman and shareholder Simon Hackett has been named as acting chief executive officer (CEO).

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