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SEPA suspends licence at controversial Fenix recycling plant

May 31, 2024: Scotland’s environmental regulator has suspended the waste management licence belonging to Fenix Battery Recycling,  the operator of the Kilwinning battery recycling site where a major fire broke…

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RWE to build Australia’s first eight-hour battery

May 31, 2024: RWE, the international battery storage developer, announced on May 28 it had been awarded a long-term energy service agreement to build Australia’s first eight-hour battery in New…

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Tesla’s milestone Shanghai ‘megafactory’ officially opens

May 31, 2024: Tesla broke ground on its new ‘megafactory’ last Thursday in eastern Shanghai’s Lingang — it is the first time the carmaker-cum-utility storage developer has opened a facility…

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Redwood partners with Ultium to recycle battery scrap

May 31, 2024: Battery recycler Redwood Materials has partnered with battery manufacturing joint venture, Ultium, to recycle production scrap from its US facilities. The company said on May 23 it…

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Texan BESS saved ERCOT $750m per day during January winter freeze

May 31, 2024: Over the month of January 2024 and the winter freeze in Texas, BESS units saved an estimated $750 million in day-ahead market costs, according to a report…

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Monbat plans new assembly line

May 24, 2024: The CEO of European lead battery giant, Monbat, has unveiled plans to expand facilities including a new assembly line at its plant in the town where the…

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Statera Energy submits plans for 500MW storage facility in the UK

May 24, 2024: A planning application for a large battery storage facility in England has been submitted by Statera Energy to South Oxon District Council on May 9. The company…

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Refined lead metal supply set to exceed demand

May 24, 2024: Global supply of refined lead metal is forecast to exceed demand by 40,000 tonnes in 2024, according to latest data released by the International Lead and Zinc…

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Murao, Abe swap top posts at GS Yuasa

May 24, 2024: Osamu Murao is set to become chairman and director of the Japan-based GS Yuasa Corporation as of June 27. The lead and lithium battery manufacturing giant announced…

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US strikes further blow in China trade war

May 17, 2024: US president, Biden, dealt another blow in the escalating trade dispute between the country and China on May 14. A White House spokesperson said: “China’s unfair trade…

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