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Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has finalised an investment deal with Shell Ventures. The investment is a step towards Shell’s ambition to decrease the carbon footprint of the energy products they sell by around 20% by 2035 and by... Read more

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall is constructing a new hybrid energy park, combining wind turbines, solar panels and energy storage batteries at Haringvliet, the Netherlands. Total capacity is to be 60 MW, enough to supply renewable energy to... Read more

Hotel, motel or Holiday Inn? Guest experience is quickly becoming an increasingly important factor in the hotel world, with decisions being made on where to stay based on service and reliability. To aid with this, service robots are being introduced. Read more

Lithium miners have been preparing for a rise in demand when electric vehicles move into the mainstream. However, the price of the silver-white soft metal, which is essential for rechargeable batteries, has begun to slide following a burst of new... Read more

The US energy tech company Wildcat Discovery Technologies and Slovakian energy group InoBat have announced plans to construct a 100 MWh production line for electric car batteries in the eastern European country. Construction is scheduled to begin in Read more

European Metals Holdings (EMH) has said that operations at its lithium project in Cinovec, Czech Republic, could begin by mid-2022 and that preliminary discussions are already underway... Read more

The rise of the electric vehicle, or EV, is inevitable. Over the past decade, many car manufacturers, including BMW, Audi and of course Tesla, have blown the lid off this new technology. As EV battery capacity and motor efficiency continue to... Read more

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks. Working together with Samsung SDI, Volvo Group aims to accelerate the speed of development and strengthen the long-term... Read more

BMZ Holding GmbH takes another major step forward on its growth and innovation path. The European leading manufacturer of lithium ion battery systems will join forces with KION GROUP AG, leading global provider of intralogistics solutions to form... Read more

A Chinese battery manufacturer and spin off from Great Wall Motor Company, the country's largest sport utility vehicle maker, has begun planning its first overseas venture; a manufacturing hub in Europe... Read more

There is huge opportunity for Europe to capture a significant share of the lithium battery value chain, and potentially position the European electric vehicle sector as a global leader. Awareness of this possibility is starting to grow and the... Read more

Kalmar, the Finnish cargo-handling machinery manufacturer, has introduced a medium electric lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery-powered forklift. The new forklift sees the company continuing its move towards offering a fully electric version of every... Read more

Supplier of batteries for hybrid and zero-emission vessels, Corvus Energy, has unveiled its next generation Energy Storage System (ESS): Corvus Blue Whale, a groundbreaking energy storage system for Cruise ships, Ro-Pax and Ro-Ro... Read more

Belgium's Umicore has acquired the Kokkola cobalt refinery in Finland from US copper miner Freeport-McMoRan for a reported $150-million (€134-million)... Read more

Swedish battery start-up, Northvolt has confirmed that it has raised €350-million from the European Investment Bank and is awaiting further funding from Ikea. Founded by two former Tesla executives, Northvolt seeks to raise €1.5-billion to build a... Read more

A multibillion dollar deal has been signed between Swedish car maker Volvo and two Asian electric car battery producers, LG Chem and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), to supply the firm until 2028... Read more

German battery and energy storage systems maker Tesvolt GmbH is to build what it claims will be the first battery storage factory in Europe with a capacity of over 1 GWh annually. The gigafactory is being constructed in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, in... Read more

The European Battery Alliance met in Brussels this week to discuss such issues as sustainable production and the processing of raw materials, ways of financing new investments and the creation of new policies to push forward projects in Europe. Read more

German automotive supplier Bosch has announced its entry into the mobile fuel cell market through and alliance with PowerCell Sweden AB. Read more

Europe's biggest battery technology conference, the Battery Experts Forum, took place from the 10th to 12th April 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and saw record numbers of attendees - doubling since the previous year. Read more

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