CATL to raise $2.7 billion for battery capacity expansion projects

CATL, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited, the China-based global leading EV battery manufacturer, lowered the maximum amount of the capital it intends to raise...

Samsung SDI injects capital into JV for EV battery materials

South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI said on May 29 it has started injecting capital into EcoPro EM, a joint venture with EcoPro BM...

Forbes: electric buses can save local U.S. Governments billions

Forbes has just published an interesting article on the savings achieved by converting bus fleets from diesel to electric. America’s largest cities are converting their...

Researchers developed machine learning method to predict battery health with 10x...

Researchers from Cambridge and Newcastle Universities have designed a new way to monitor batteries by sending electrical pulses into them and measuring the response. The...

Longroad Energy selected to develop 160 MW of solar with 640...

Longroad Energy LLC was selected by Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to begin developing two utility-scale solar and battery storage projects for completion in 2023. The...

Bacanora Lithium to reopen plant at Sonora project in Mexico

UK-based exploration and development company Bacanora Lithium Plc (LON:BCN) announced it expects to reopen the Hermosillo pilot plant at its flagship Sonora lithium project in...

Daimler to invest in Chinese EV battery maker Farasis’ $480 million...

German-based Daimler AG plans to invest in Farasis Energy’s planned $480 million IPO, aiming to ensure a stable supply of batteries from the Chinese firm...

Morrow Batteries aims to build the first giga battery cell factory...

Morrow Batteries AS, a new battery company registered in Norway, will build and rapidly scale up battery cell production in Norway in the coming...

Pylontech launches 5GWh lithium-ion battery project in China

Chinese lithium-ion battery producer Pylon Technologies Co., Ltd. has launched a 5 GWh a year production plant for lithium-ion battery systems at Yizheng city in southeast...

Court order against Shenzhen Senior Tech. preventing importation of battery separators...

Following the United Kingdom court's grant on May 7, 2020 of an interim injunction against Shenzhen Senior Technology Material Co., Ltd. (Senior) as requested by Celgard, LLC,...

Volkswagen pumps 2 billion euros in two Chinese electric vehicle and...

Volkswagen AG plans to boost its electric push in China, the world’s biggest auto market, by pumping 2.1 billion euros in two Chinese electric...

MagniX and Aerotec, successful first flight of the world’s largest all-electric...

magniX and AeroTEC yesterday announced the successful flight of an all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan 208B. The successful flight of the eCaravan, magnified by a 750-horsepower (560...

Gaussin, Saft and Total developing 1st full electric aircraft refueller transporter

Engineering company Gaussin SA and Total are jointly developing the world's first full electric ART FULL ELEC® (Aircraft Refueller Transporter). Planned for the Airbus industrial site...

Hive Energy and Wirsol Energy, biggest UK solar plant + lithium...

Cleve Hill Solar Park, set to be the largest in the UK, has been granted development consent by the energy secretary. The colossal 350MW...

Fortum and Elenia’s battery pack for storing electricity as part of...

Finland-based Fortum and Elenia Oy commissioned in Kuru, Pirkanmaa, a battery pack they have created together. In normal conditions it will function through Fortum...