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Sodium to the fore, says Roland Berger 806 646 Batteries International

Sodium to the fore, says Roland Berger

May 17, 2024: A presentation by Tim Hotz, principal at Roland Berger, at this week’s AABC meetings, highlighted — among many other salient points — the growing role that sodium…

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VPP available for 1.2 million users in US 914 320 Batteries International

VPP available for 1.2 million users in US

April 19, 2024: Two virtual power plant providers, CPower, and EnergyHub, announced on April 16 that they were collaborating to provide Ameren customers across the US mid-west with a new…

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Norway-EU battery materials pact as Morrow secures LMNO boost 1024 827 Batteries International

Norway-EU battery materials pact as Morrow secures LMNO boost

March 27, 2024: Norway and the EU are to cooperate in developing raw materials for Europe’s battery industry, under a memorandum of understanding signed on March 21. The partnership agreement…

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New EU battery innovation blueprint under fire over ‘neglect’ of lead 1024 930 Batteries International

New EU battery innovation blueprint under fire over ‘neglect’ of lead

March 21, 2024: A new European Commission policy report aimed at shaping the future of the EU’s battery sector has come under fire for neglecting the role of advanced lead…

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Doe Run in $7m deal to build US cobalt and nickel demo plant 740 600 Batteries International

Doe Run in $7m deal to build US cobalt and nickel demo plant

March 21, 2024: US lead miner and recycler the Doe Run Company has been awarded a $7 million federal contract to build and commission a demonstration plant for the production…

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Industry chiefs congratulate BCI on 100 years of leadership 1024 586 Batteries International

Industry chiefs congratulate BCI on 100 years of leadership

March 21, 2024: BCI officially marks its 100th anniversary today and battery industry leaders have been among the first to congratulate the trade body for its leadership in an online…

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Yuasa bullish on future global auto market for lead batteries 1024 470 Batteries International

Yuasa bullish on future global auto market for lead batteries

March 21, 2024: Manufacturers have everything to play for in keeping up with high global demand for automotive lead batteries for at least the next decade — and even expanding…

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Narada wins VRLA contract from China Tower 1024 721 Batteries International

Narada wins VRLA contract from China Tower

March 21, 2024: Narada Power said on March 15 it had won a VRLA batteries contract order worth around Rmb 327 million ($45 million) from China Tower. The deal will…

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New South Wales raises alarm over 6 Li battery fires a week 1024 783 Batteries International

New South Wales raises alarm over 6 Li battery fires a week

March 21, 2024: Lithium ion battery fires are occurring at a rate of nearly six every week in the Australian state of New South Wales, fire chiefs revealed on March…

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New Basel guidelines on lead recycling set for agreement in 2025, focus shifts to lithium 640 480 Batteries International

New Basel guidelines on lead recycling set for agreement in 2025, focus shifts to lithium

March 13, 2024: Updated technical guidelines under the Basel Convention for environmentally sound recycling of lead batteries are expected to be agreed next year, ILA senior regulatory affairs director Steve…

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