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Sweden's Nilar has announced the launch of an energy storage battery solution that is designed to meet the growing demands from the residential market. The new cabinet, which is designed for homeowners looking for a safe, economic and compact... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Finland's Fortum has announced will be acquiring Crisolteq, a Finnish firm that specialises in recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. Fortum has described the investment as strengthening its position in the recycling of high value... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

The German state of Brandenburg has seen a spike in interest among German carmakers following the announcement by electric-car giant Tesla last November that it will build its European gigafactory there, according to the Brandenburg Economy... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Few of the giant car makers have shown urgency in transitioning away from the internal combustion engine. What's more, the automotive market is set to decline once again in 2019 whilst electrifying newcomers made huge gains in front of sleeping... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

A landmark lawsuit has been filed in the US District Court in Washington against five of the world's largest tech companies. The legal complaint accuses five household names of being complicit in the death of children in the Democratic Republic of... Read more

Croatian hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobili is to open a new test centre in Novo Mesto, Slovenia... Read more

South African energy storage provider Metair Investments has announced that its Romanian units, Rombat and Prime Batteries, have completed the installation of a lithium-ion battery manufacturing and assembly plant in the country's capital... Read more

EMERGING EUROPE

The European Commission has given the green light to €3.2-billion of state aid from seven member state for the research and development of battery technology. The announcement comes as part of Brussels continued push to find strategic areas where... Read more

Western powers are to hold talks in Brussels later this weeks on ways to curb Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals and other key resources. EU officials will also present their vision for 100% green supply chains... Read more

Transport currently accounts for almost a third (30%) of the world’s total energy use and around a quarter of the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. With climate change high on the news agenda and more consumers than ever making... Read more

The storage of energy for long periods of time is subject to special challenges. An IIASA researcher has proposed using a combination of Mountain Gravity Energy Storage (MGES) and hydropower as a solution for this issue... Read more

Scientists have designed a lithium-ion battery that is able to charge at an elevated temperature in order to increase reaction rate but keep the cell cool during discharge. The team behind the project are claiming that this demonstrates the... Read more

Taiwanese battery tech company Xing Mobility has signed a dealer distribution agreement with Norway’s EST-Floattech to cooperate on providing electric vehicle (EV) battery and advanced powertrain solutions to construction and industrial equipment... Read more

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has begun construction of a new €1.8-billion production facility near Erfurt in the central German state of Thuringia - its first outside its native China... Read more

The 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for the development of lithium-ion batteries - a technology that has paved the way for portable electronics, smartphones and a fossil free society... Read more

Kari Terho, General Manager of Elisa Smart Factory explains how his team has boosted the battery cell production yield by 16% with Predictive Quality Analytics at eLab, the electromobility research centre in the University of Aachen in Germany... Read more

The Volkswagen Group has said that is on the brink of its "biggest transformation to date", as it announces its timetable for the switch to making electric cars exclusively... Read more

CTEK, a global battery management solutions company, has signed a deal with Vattenfall, one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat, to supply Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging equipment and associated services across... Read more

Eurobattery Minerals AB a growth company in the mining and exploration industry with the aim to help Europe become self-sufficient in ethical battery minerals, has announced the start of the drilling campaign in its Spanish ‘Corcel project’ in... Read more

Matador, a major Slovak supplier of the automotive industry in the region has announced that it is joining an electric vehicle battery project in the country. Read more

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