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Shepherd says farewell to Batteries International News 536 264 Batteries International

Shepherd says farewell to Batteries International News

April 3, 2024: John Shepherd, editor-at-large of Batteries International News, has stepped down to take on the editorship of a publication covering the wider automotive aftermarket sector in the UK.…

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Farewell to battery industry veteran Sergio Pezzotti: 1932-2024 462 640 Batteries International

Farewell to battery industry veteran Sergio Pezzotti: 1932-2024

April 3, 2024: It is with sadness that Batteries International reports the death of Sergio Pezzotti, a founder of battery components group Accumalux, who died in Monza, Italy on March…

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Largo, Stryten plan VRFB electrolyte supply joint venture 520 524 Batteries International

Largo, Stryten plan VRFB electrolyte supply joint venture

April 3, 2024: Largo and Stryten Energy have announced plans for a 50-50 joint venture to be a key player in the vanadium supply chain for the North American flow…

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US treasury chief warns on cheap Chinese EVs, battery exports 731 1024 Batteries International

US treasury chief warns on cheap Chinese EVs, battery exports

April 3, 2024: Increases in cheap exports from China of products including batteries, EVs and solar power systems risks fuelling oversupply and damaging national economies, US treasury secretary US treasury…

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US cash boost to encourage Li battery recycling 819 1024 Batteries International

US cash boost to encourage Li battery recycling

April 3, 2024: The US said on March 28 it will invest $62 million in 17 projects to boost consumer participation in lithium battery recycling initiatives across the nation. The…

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Gravita’s 90-year-old Agarwal reappointed chairman 618 532 Batteries International

Gravita’s 90-year-old Agarwal reappointed chairman

April 3, 2024: Ninety-year-old Mahavir Prasad Agarwal has been reappointed as chairman and a director of Gravita India for the next three years. The Rajasthan-headquartered Indian lead recycler said the…

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Li-Cycle leadership changes, job cuts, in cost-savings plan 1024 570 Batteries International

Li-Cycle leadership changes, job cuts, in cost-savings plan

April 3, 2024: Troubled Canadian recycling company Li-Cycle has announced a leadership shake-up and job cuts representing 17% of the firm’s workforce to generate about $10 million in cost savings…

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Samsung commits to solid-state, appoints EVP for batteries 640 427 Batteries International

Samsung commits to solid-state, appoints EVP for batteries

April 3, 2024: Korean battery manufacturer Samsung SDI has confirmed plans to push ahead with mass production of all solid-state batteries (ASB) in 2027. President and CEO Yoon-ho Choi made…

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Lightshift raises $100m from Greenbacker for North American BESS 640 480 Batteries International

Lightshift raises $100m from Greenbacker for North American BESS

April 3, 2024: Lightshift Energy said on March 28 it had raised a total of $100 million from Greenbacker Capital Management to expand utility-scale battery storage across North America. Virginia-headquartered,…

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EIT InnoEnergy to launch battery safety course 640 427 Batteries International

EIT InnoEnergy to launch battery safety course

April 3, 2024: EU-backed tech developer EIT InnoEnergy is launching a battery safety program designed to help industry professionals navigate increasingly complex technologies. The Introduction to Battery Safety course, announced…

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