Nissan denies plans to sell its battery business but press speculation continues 150 150 Batteries International

Nissan denies plans to sell its battery business but press speculation continues

September 27, 2016: Speculation over the presumed sale of Nissan’s battery business, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, to electronics maker Panasonic continued in August. Although the car manufacturer continued to deny…

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Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only Batteries International

Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only

September 27, 2016: The sky could literally be no limit to the potential applications for Kokam’s Ultra High Energy nickel manganese cobalt batteries that on July 26 successfully helped to…

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Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research unused performance potential of lead 150 150 Batteries International

Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research unused performance potential of lead

September 27, 2016: Argonne National Laboratory and RSR Technologies and East Penn Manufacturing have agreed to work together under a standard US government cooperative research and development agreement. The agreement…

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The world’s ‘largest’ battery for north China 150 150 Batteries International

The world’s ‘largest’ battery for north China

September 27, 2016: For the record, Rongke Power a partner and affiliate of UniEnergy Technologies said in May it plans to deploy the world’s largest battery — a vanadium flow…

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GE Ventures takes stake in Sonnen 150 150 Batteries International

GE Ventures takes stake in Sonnen

September 27, 2016: GE Ventures announced in June that it had bought a stake in Germany’s Sonnen for an undisclosed sum to boost its presence in the fast-growing market for…

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Imergy goes into ABC insolvency agreement — intellectual property and assets up for sale 150 150 Batteries International

Imergy goes into ABC insolvency agreement — intellectual property and assets up for sale

September 27, 2016: Sherwood Partners, the US insolvency adviser, has been engaged by Imergy, the vanadium flow battery firm, to market and sell the company’s assets. On July 18 Imergy…

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Tesla acquisition of SolarCity provides yet another business model developing Batteries International

Tesla acquisition of SolarCity provides yet another business model developing

September 27, 2016: Tesla Motors agreed in August to buy SolarCity, the US’s largest rooftop solar installer for $2.6 billion. Although not finalized as Batteries International went to press, the…

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AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTIAL STORAGE UPTAKE Batteries International

AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTIAL STORAGE UPTAKE

September 27, 2016: Australia has been widely hailed as the next place to be for PV uptake. Now its uptake of solar-plus-storage is positive for the whole of Asia. Solar-plus-storage…

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American Lithium chooses Swan for advisory board 150 150 Batteries International

American Lithium chooses Swan for advisory board

September 27, 2016: American Lithium has appointed lithium battery expert, David Swan to the company’s advisory board. Swan has more than 30 years’ professional experience in clean and efficient energy…

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ILA appoints senior scientist for health 150 150 Batteries International

ILA appoints senior scientist for health

September 27, 2016: Cris Williams has been appointed as the International Lead Association’s new senior scientist-health with responsibility for providing in depth expertise on toxicological science associated with lead exposures.…

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