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Hammond appoints Innovation Leadership Council 542 723 Batteries International

Hammond appoints Innovation Leadership Council

January 26, 2023: For the record, Hammond Group announced mid-December two senior fellows to guide its Innovation Leadership Council. They are John Miller, recently senior director of engineering for Stryten…

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Monbat hit by fallout of Britishvolt’s collapse 900 559 Batteries International

Monbat hit by fallout of Britishvolt’s collapse

January 20, 2023: Monbat revealed on January 17 that it had been forced to delay part of a bond loan repayment as a result of the collapse of UK gigafactory…

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ABC agrees bipolar lead BESS projects deal to support renewables in California 764 455 Batteries International

ABC agrees bipolar lead BESS projects deal to support renewables in California

January 20, 2023: Bipolar lead battery technology is to be deployed in a 646MWh energy storage deal for California, Advanced Battery Concepts announced on January 18. ABC said its BOX-BE…

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European Commission chief warns China, US over batteries crisis 689 865 Batteries International

European Commission chief warns China, US over batteries crisis

January 20, 2023: European Commission president Ursula von der Lyen has warned of tough action against China and other countries engaged in “aggressive” moves to lure industrial projects including battery…

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UK gigafactory firm Britishvolt enters administration 1000 565 Batteries International

UK gigafactory firm Britishvolt enters administration

January 20, 2023: The company behind one of the UK’s flagship gigafactory projects, Britishvolt, has collapsed into administration, it was announced on January 17. Dan Hurd, Jo Robinson and Alan…

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Grupe takes over as Digatron Power Electronics CEO 301 301 Batteries International

Grupe takes over as Digatron Power Electronics CEO

January 20, 2023: Friedrich Grupe (pictured) has been promoted to chief executive officer at Digatron Power Electronics, effective January 1 and will be based in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The…

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BCI joins Global Battery Alliance 600 618 Batteries International

BCI joins Global Battery Alliance

January 20, 2023: Battery Council International said on January 18 it had joined the Global Battery Alliance (GBA). BCI executive VP and general counsel Roger Miksad (pictured) said the move…

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ABC confirms $50m capital raise underway to boost bipolar lead batteries 1024 1011 Batteries International

ABC confirms $50m capital raise underway to boost bipolar lead batteries

January 12, 2023: A $50 million cash raise is currently underway to further advance development of Advanced Battery Concepts’ bipolar lead battery technology and products, CEO Ed Shaffer confirmed to…

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China facing ‘tighter’ lead market from pandemic, new-year holiday 944 692 Batteries International

China facing ‘tighter’ lead market from pandemic, new-year holiday

January 12, 2023: The impact of the pandemic on China’s lead supply network has been revealed in a new survey conducted by the Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) — which has…

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Stryten partners Snapping Shoals to evaluate VRFBs 351 353 Batteries International

Stryten partners Snapping Shoals to evaluate VRFBs

January 12, 2023: Stryten Energy is partnering US electrical utility service provider Snapping Shoals EMC to evaluate how vanadium redox flow battery technology can be used in a variety of…

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