Tag: Recycling

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Sep 9, 2022 - 03:42 pm

Tozero raises €3.5 million in funding

Munich-based startup Tozero, which specializes in recycling lithium-ion batteries, has raised €3.5 million in a pre-seed round. According to the company, it developed a novel process to recover critical materials from batteries. The funds will be used to build a prototype plant.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Ascend Elements to make battery materials in Kentucky

The US company Ascend Elements has announced plans to invest up to one billion US dollars in a factory to produce sustainable battery materials for electric vehicles in southwestern Kentucky. Production is scheduled to start at the end of 2023.

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Jul 17, 2022 - 03:13 pm

Pre-seed funding for SiTration battery recycling tech

In the USA, the MIT spinoff SiTration has raised $2.35 million in pre-seed funding. This should enable the start-up to ramp up the development of its technology for the recovery of critical materials in the lithium-ion battery recycling process.

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Jul 13, 2022 - 11:50 am

Redwood & VW sign battery recycling cooperation

Volkswagen Group of America has entered into a wide-ranging collaboration with recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, to establish a supply chain for recycling electric car batteries in the US.

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Jul 11, 2022 - 01:54 pm

Umicore to build PEM recycling plant in China

Belgian materials technology and recycling group Umicore is investing in a PEM fuel cell catalyst production facility in China. Located in the northwest of Shanghai, the plant is expected to be operational by the end of 2024 and will be scalable to adapt to the growth of the H2 commercial vehicle market.

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Jul 5, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Fraunhofer Institute looks at recycling magnets

In a project called FUNMAG, researchers from the Fraunhofer IWKS want to show that commercial magnet recycling is worthwhile on a large scale. Funded by the Hessen Agentur, the team is working to prove that electric motors with recycled old magnets can deliver the same performance as with their original new magnets.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Redwood Materials announces cooperation with Toyota

The recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has gained another major partner from the automotive industry. Toyota Motor North America and Redwood will collaborate on the collection, reprocessing, recycling and supply of battery materials for electric car batteries.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 05:01 pm

Aqua Metals reveals new metal recycling tech

In the USA, Nevada-based Aqua Metals says it is reinventing metals recycling with its AquaRefining technology. The company has plated high purity cobalt and produced manganese dioxide from lithium-ion battery black mass.

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May 25, 2022 - 02:37 pm

BMW to establish closed recycling loop for batteries

The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture has just established a closed cycle recycling operation in China for the reuse of the raw materials nickel, lithium and cobalt from high-voltage batteries. Compared to the use of newly mined material, CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 70 per cent.

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May 20, 2022 - 12:39 pm

VW presents Board of their battery unit

With the European Company (Société Européenne) founded last December, Volkswagen wants to bundle activities along the battery value chain. The group has now presented six members to make the Board of Directors, headed by Frank Blome, which is to expand the battery business from Salzgitter.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 01:52 pm

Farasis announces new direct Li-Ion recycling process

The Chinese battery manufacturer and Daimler partner Farasis Energy says it has developed and validated a sustainable direct recycling process for lithium-ion batteries. The crystalline structure of the cathode material is to be preserved, which enables a cost- and energy-saving reuse of the material.

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Apr 12, 2022 - 12:51 pm

Mercedes wants to halve their CO2 footprint by 2030

Mercedes-Benz aims to reduce CO2 emissions per passenger car by more than half over the entire life cycle by the end of this decade compared to 2020. The main levers for this are electric cars charged with green electricity, better batteries, recycled materials and the use of renewable energies in production.

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Mar 31, 2022 - 03:02 pm

CircuBAT to analyze battery supply chains

The CircuBAT research project aims to close the loop between the production, application and recycling of lithium-ion batteries from mobility. To this end, seven Swiss research institutions and 24 companies are jointly looking for optimisation options for more sustainability in all stages of the battery’s life.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Jaguar to use I-Pace batteries in 2nd Life project

Jaguar Land Rover has developed an emission-free energy storage system in collaboration with the energy company Pramac, using second-life batteries from the Jaguar I-Pace. This is to be used when access to the public electricity grid is limited or non-existent.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Northvolt to build battery factory in Germany

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt has announced another battery factory, this time in Germany. ‘Northvolt Drei’ is to be built in Heide in Schleswig-Holstein and will have an annual production capacity of 60 GWh.

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Mar 11, 2022 - 03:58 pm

Mercedes to recycle batteries in in USA & China

Mercedes-Benz has presented its global strategy for recycling electric vehicle battery systems. This initially includes the construction of the company’s own pilot battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany, and plants in China and the USA.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 04:34 pm

Tier Mobility launches battery reuse campaign

Micromobility provider Tier and Berlin-based startup Vertical Values are collaborating on solutions to extend the life of lithium batteries. The goal is to use reuse and circular economy practices to reduce environmental impact.

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Feb 22, 2022 - 11:09 am

Norway invests in sustainable battery production

The Norwegian government’s Green Platform initiative has approved around 100 million Norwegian kroner (about 9.8 million euros) to support the research project ‘Sustainable Materials for the Battery Value Chain’ to establish sustainable battery production in the country.

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Feb 18, 2022 - 02:26 pm

Redwood Materials sources batteries from Ford & Volvo

Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has launched a recycling programme for electric and hybrid vehicle batteries in California. Ford and Volvo Cars are the first car manufacturers to support the programme with their batteries. Redwood is also calling on other manufacturers to join the programme.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/10/06/posco-gs-energy-announce-plans-for-battery-recycling-joint-venture/
06.10.2022 14:13