Feb 27, 2019 - 02:48 pm

Hungary: SK Innovation to build second battery factory

The South Korean manufacturer SK Innovation announces the construction of another factory for battery cells in Hungary. The ground-breaking ceremony will take place in March this year in Komárom, where SK Innovation started building its first Hungarian battery factory a year ago.

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Feb 23, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Hydrogen JV HysetCo launches in Paris region

Air Liquide, Idex, Société du Taxi Électrique Parisien (STEP) and Toyota have launched a joint venture called HysetCo to develop hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. It will also serve Hype, the fleet of fuel cell taxis, launched in 2015 during the COP21 and operated in Paris.

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Feb 23, 2019 - 12:36 pm

Germany calls for partners for battery cell production

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) have just published details of their subsidy programme for battery cell production. Companies and consortia are now called upon to submit project ideas by 15 March for the establishment of competitive and sustainable battery cell production.

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Feb 21, 2019 - 03:16 pm

VW releases battery recycling details

The recently announced Volkswagen pilot plant for recycling electric car battery materials in Salzgitter, which will go into operation in 2020, is designed to initially produce 1,200 tonnes per year. The project in Salzgitter is to be followed by further recycling plants in the next few years.

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Feb 20, 2019 - 02:22 pm

Forsee Power to deliver e-scooter batteries to Niu

Battery maker Forsee Power of France will supply the Chinese brand Niu with batteries for its electric scooter series. In addition, Forsee plans to produce more than 100,000 batteries for Niu at its Zhongshan plant in Guangdong Province between now and 2022.

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Feb 10, 2019 - 03:04 pm

Germany: battery cell manufacturing incoming

A decision on the establishment of industrial battery cell production in Germany will be made this year, according to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. Talks between the federal government and companies are already underway.

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Feb 7, 2019 - 02:34 pm

EV battery systems able to kick-start large power plants

Transmission system operator TenneT and Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy have joined forces in a development partnership to see whether EV batteries could stabilise large grids. The result: Automobile battery storage systems can indeed make a significant contribution to grid stabilization and system reconstruction.

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Feb 5, 2019 - 01:32 pm

Honda decides on CATL battery cells

With Honda, another car manufacturer opts for battery cells from Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). An agreement has now been signed for CATL to supply battery cells with a total capacity of around 56 GWh to Honda by 2027.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 06:04 pm

CATL boosts battery cell factory in Germany to 100GWh

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has updated the plans for its German battery factory in Erfurt, giving it a boost. The reason for this is the coming of stricter CO2 requirements in Europe. CATL considers a capacity of up to 100 GWh in Thuringia to be realistic. Our colleagues from electrive.net talked to Matthias […]

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Feb 4, 2019 - 03:24 pm

Tesla takes over battery innovators Maxwell

For an investment price of 200 million dollars, Tesla aims to take over the California-based battery manufacturer Maxwell Technologies. The purchase still is subject to official government approval but is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 01:40 pm

Freudenberg buys majority of XALT Energy

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has increased its stake in the US battery specialist XALT Energy from 31.8% to 50.1% and is now the majority shareholder of the Michigan-based company, which develops and produces lithium-ion technologies for the commercial vehicle industry.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 11:56 am

First German battery cell factory taking shape

The plans for the first German battery cell factory are taking more definitive shape. Driven by Professor Günther Schuh from Aachen, who is behind e.Go Mobile, several companies have joined the cause, including StreetScooter and the BMZ Group, which had taken over the battery cell consortium TerraE, as reported.

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Jan 31, 2019 - 05:46 pm

Evergrande acquires Cenat battery production

Evergrande Health Industry Group is to pay 1.06 billion yuan (156 million US dollars) for a majority stake in Cenat New Energy, a Chinese automobile battery company. Evergrande is rapidly piecing together a string of pearls in the electromobility production chain.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 05:19 pm

Poland: LG Chem factory plans take shape

The European Commission has authorised Polish investment aid of €36 million for a new LG Chem plant in the south-western region of Poland, Dolnośląskie (Lower Silesia). This corresponds with recent rumours about a project by the Korean company.

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Jan 25, 2019 - 05:35 pm

Researchers adapt flexible bipolar plates in batteries

Researchers from the German Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) have announced a new development in battery technology, using a “new type of flexible and extremely thin bipolar plate allows batteries to be manufactured cost-effectively.”

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Jan 25, 2019 - 04:24 pm

VW bundles their battery business

Volkswagen is now bundling all tasks relating to the development and production of batteries into its Components division, which has n0w assumed responsibility for all aspects of energy storage – from cell production to mobile charging banks, to battery recycling.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/02/finland-valmet-plans-large-scale-battery-production/
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