Jul 19, 2021 - 12:35 pm

Posco plans another cathode material plant

The South Korean company Posco Chemical is planning to build another factory for cathode materials in its home country. This is to be built in the coastal city of Pohang and will have an annual capacity of 60,000 tonnes. But plans for plants abroad are also becoming more concrete.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 10:58 pm

Factorial Energy makes progress on solid state batteries

Factorial Energy, an American developer of solid-state cells that first unveiled its plans in April, has just reported on the initial results from its test runs. According to the report, it has succeeded in achieving a capacity retention rate of 97.3% after 675 cycles for a 40 Ah cell at 25 degrees Celsius.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 10:17 pm

Chevron & Cummins sign MoU on H2 technologies

US oil company Chevron and vehicle maker Cummins – previously best known for its truck engines – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to discuss business opportunities in hydrogen and other alternative energy sources.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 11:48 am

Li-Cycle to recycle batteries for Helbiz

The Canadian recycling company Li-Cycle and the Italian-American micromobility provider Helbiz announce their intention to jointly develop recycling solutions for spent lithium-ion batteries from e-scooters and e-bikes. The collaboration is expected to result in a recycling cooperation.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 01:29 pm

LG Chem to invest 6 trillion won in battery business

LG Chem is aiming to invest 6 trillion won (4.4 billion euros or 5.2 billion dollars) in the expansion of its battery materials business for electric cars by 2025. In this context, the South Koreans have announced that, among other things, they want to build a new factory for cathode material in South Korea’s Gumi.

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Bosch Amps Up

Jul 13, 2021 - 12:22 pm

Atlis signs MoU with Elettricars for battery supply

Atlis Motor Vehicles announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Elettricars Motor Company, an Italian/American-based electric vehicle manufacturer, interested in purchasing Atlis’s battery packs and cells in bulk for installation into its lightweight electric vehicles.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 12:14 pm

Skeleton to supply ultracapacitors to CAF

Skeleton Technologies has signed a contract with CAF Power & Automation, a manufacturer of power supply solutions for the railway industry. Skeleton will supply ultracapacitors that will be integrated into CAF’s OESS (On Board Energy Storage System) for trams.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 11:56 am

Stellantis to source batteries from SVOLT

From 2025, Stellantis will also source its batteries for electric cars from SVOLT. The fact that SVOLT will be one of the future suppliers of battery cells alongside CATL, BYD, Samsung and LG Energy Solution was already mentioned by Stellantis a few days ago when it presented its new electric strategy.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 12:31 pm

Hyundai-Kia & Next Hydrogen to develop electrolysis system

Hyundai and Kia want to develop an alkaline water electrolysis system and the associated stack together with the Canadian company Next Hydrogen in order to produce green hydrogen economically. The cooperation will also explore potential technological applications and future business opportunities.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 11:04 am

Farasis battery production in Saxony delayed

According to a media report, the start of battery cell production by Daimler partner Farasis Energy in Saxony-Anhalt will be delayed by two and a half years from April 2022 to October 2024. The background to this is that Farasis is currently pooling all its resources to get its existing factories in China up and […]

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Jul 8, 2021 - 01:58 pm

US DoE awards $52.5M to 31 hydrogen projects

The US American Department of Energy announced the awarding of $52.5 million to fund 31 projects to advance clean hydrogen technologies and support the recently announced ‘Hydrogen Energy Earthshot’ initiative to reduce costs and accelerate breakthroughs in the hydrogen sector.

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Jul 6, 2021 - 01:01 pm

SK Innovation considers going public with battery business

SK Innovation has announced its intention to expand its production capacity to over 500 GWh by 2030. As part of its new strategy ‘From Carbon to Green’, the company, which was founded as an oil refinery, wants to invest heavily in the battery business, possibly also with external investors.

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Jul 6, 2021 - 10:18 am

JLR rumoured to be AESC’s next customer

Following AESC’s deal with Nissan in Sunderland, a second British manufacturer is now interested in the batteries from the Chinese-Japanese company. This was revealed by AESC CEO who mentioned talks were underway with several manufacturers.

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Jul 5, 2021 - 11:51 am

Hyundai to invest in SolidEnergy Systems

According to a media report, the South Korean car company Hyundai has invested around 100 million US dollars in a stake in the solid-state battery specialist SolidEnergy Systems (SES). Among the investors in SES is General Motors.

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Jul 4, 2021 - 10:46 am

GM to source Lithium in the USA

General Motors has agreed a strategic investment and collaboration with Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) to secure lithium from the US. The cooperation is intended to accelerate the introduction of lithium extraction methods that have a less harmful impact on the environment.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 10:58 am

Nissan confirms Sunderland battery plant & new BEV model

Nissan has now officially confirmed that Envision AESC will build a battery factory at its plant in Sunderland, England. A new electric model will also be produced there in the future. Both announcements are part of a £1 billion initiative by Nissan and Envision AESC called EV36Zero.

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Jun 30, 2021 - 03:41 pm

Skeleton Technologies raises 29 million euros

The Estonia-based ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies has raised a further 29 million euros in its Series D funding round. The funding is to be used for the continued development of ultracapacitor cells, modules, and systems.

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