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Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate to advance Li-ion battery technology

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Enevate’s Li-ion technology can support extremely fast-charging with high energy density and improved safety Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California. This marks the latest technology …

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USABC awards Li-ion battery recycling project to Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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USABC’s funding will help WPI demonstrate its process to recycle Li-ion batteries The US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), a collaborative organisation of FCA US, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has announced the award of US$1.08 million to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts for Phase II of a …

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Farasis Energy to establish battery manufacturing centre in Europe

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Farasis Energy has already established a manufacturing plant in China Farasis Energy, a global leader in the development and manufacture of lithium-ion cells, modules and large battery systems, has completed C-round financing exceeding US$1 billion. The capital raised is being used to accelerate the expansion of their global automotive battery …

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Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships

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Rolls-Royce’s SAVe Energy system can be coupled with most types of propulsion units Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. SAVe Energy is a cost competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery system with a modular design that enables the product to scale according to energy …

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Alelion to power KAMAG heavy vehicles

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Alelion is the company behind Sweden’s first Li-ion battery plant German heavy vehicle manufacturer KAMAG Transporttechnik has partnered with Sweden’s Alelion Energy Systems to focus on sustainable autonomous vehicles, which will soon to be powered by the Swedish company’s lithium-ion batteries. Alelion Energy Systems received an order for high voltage …

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Sweden aims for Leading Edge in natural graphite

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Leading Edge Materials joins in “Natural Swedish Graphite for Future Lithium Ion Batteries”. The The Natural Swedish Graphite project is focused on the application and optimisation of high purity natural graphite as anode material for lithium-ion batteries, using material sourced from Woxna project in Sweden. Major funding is provided by …

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BASF and Nornickel plan €400M investment in raw materials for li-ion batteries

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Germany and Russia have come together to provide raw materials for the production of lithium ion batteries in Europe. International chemicals company, BASF, and mining giant, Nornickel, announced that the two have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to that effect, earlier this week. The agreement starts the process of negotiations …

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Goodenough claims solid-state battery breakthrough, but colleagues are quietly sceptical

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94-year-old inventor of the Li-ion pioneers glass electrolyte, but not all of the working has been shown At the end of February, a team of engineers at the University of Texas in Austin announced the development of a solid-state battery, a breakthrough which could prove seminal for both electric transport …

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