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BATTERIES: China lead producer Yuguang eyes move into battery manufacturing

  • Date: 16-10-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Reuters

KUNMING, China (Reuters) - Henan Yuguang Gold and Lead (600531.SS), China’s largest lead producer, plans to set up a lead-acid battery production line as part of a downstream expansion, a company official said on Wednesday.

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BATTERIES: Johnson Matthey to open new battery application centre at Milton Park

  • Date: 15-10-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey (JM), the global leader in sustainable technologies, is to open a new battery application centre at the business and science community of Milton Park in Oxfordshire. JM has taken 22,857 sq ft (2,123 sq m) over three floors at 142 Park Drive consisting of a newly built office and laboratory development.

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BATTERIES: Eramet, BASF and SUEZ partner to develop an innovative closed-loop process for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, responding to the strong growth of the market in the coming years

  • Date: 14-10-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: BASF

Ludwigshafen, Germany; Paris, France – The “Recycling Li-ion batteries for electric Vehicle” (ReLieVe) project, founded by Eramet, BASF and SUEZ, will receive a substantial funding of €4.7 million by EIT Raw Materials, a consortium initiated and funded by the European Union, and the three members. The objective is to develop an innovative closed-loop process to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles and to enable the production of new lithium-ion batteries in Europe.

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BATTERIES: South Africa’s Eskom plans biggest battery site by 2021

  • Date: 04-10-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Rethink Research

South Africa’s energy utility Eskom is preparing to launch a tender for 1.4 GWh of battery storage, likely to be the largest battery in the world once it gets built. The aim is to use it to support renewables on the grid, and to install it by December 2021. This is one of those ‘dramatic’ moments when an operator that has been ignoring renewable energy finally realizes that it can be cheap, and cut its costs. Eskom has drifted into major losses over the past two years, and is looking for a new

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BATTERIES: Renault ready to be part of a European batteries project, chairman says

  • Date: 25-09-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Auto News

PARIS -- Renault is ready to be part of a European batteries project provided it makes economic sense to do so, the automaker's chairman said on Wednesday.

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BATTERIES: Tesla switching to NMC-811 (LG Chem) for China Model 3

  • Date: 25-09-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: thelec

LG Chem has begun to mass produce batteries for Tesla’s Model 3 electric vehicles from its Nanjing plant in China, according to industry sources Sept. 18.

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BATTERIES: A Vision for a Sustainable Battery Value Chain in 2030

  • Date: 19-09-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: We Forum

The need for urgent and more intensive actions against climate change is broadly recognized. In support of this agenda, this report presents a simple yet profound vision: a circular, responsible and just battery value chain is one of the major near-term drivers to realize the 2C Paris Agreement goal in the transport and power sectors, setting course towards achieving the 1.5C goal if complemented with other technologies and collaborative efforts.

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BATTERIES: Eramet, BASF and SUEZ partner to develop innovative closed-loop process for recycling Li-ion batteries

  • Date: 12-09-19
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: Green Car Congress

The “Recycling Li-ion batteries for electric Vehicle” (ReLieVe) project, founded by Eramet, BASF and SUEZ, will receive a €4.7 million in funding by EIT Raw Materials, a consortium initiated and funded by the European Union, and the three members. The objective is to develop an innovative closed-loop process to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles and to enable the production of new lithium-ion batteries in Europe.

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