ACC halts plant construction in Germany, Italy 150 150 Batteries International

ACC halts plant construction in Germany, Italy

June 14, 2024: Car battery maker Automotive Cells Company is pausing work on factories in Germany and Italy as it considers moving to LFP manufacturing. The shift from high energy…

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EU/China tariff war re-ignites 150 150 Batteries International

EU/China tariff war re-ignites

June 14, 2024: The European Commission re-entered the China EU tariff war on June 12 announcing that it is preparing to penalize ‘battery electric vehicles that benefit from unfair subsidization.’…

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EnerVenue aims for $515m for nickel-hydrogen battery 150 150 Batteries International

EnerVenue aims for $515m for nickel-hydrogen battery

June 14, 2024: EnerVenue, a renewable energy start-up, is set to raise a total $515.6 million in fresh equity according to a SEC filing on June 5. The report says…

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(Not so) surprising US attack on ICE to benefit EVs … 150 150 Batteries International

(Not so) surprising US attack on ICE to benefit EVs …

June 14, 2024: It’s that spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down. On June 7 the US government announced ‘new vehicle economy standards’ that will mean by 2031…

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Eternity hires Casado and Manzanares 150 150 Batteries International

Eternity hires Casado and Manzanares

June 14, 2024: Eternity Technologies has just announced two further appointments to its team in Spain. José María — Chema to his friends — Casado joins as a sales manager…

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Group 14 attracts $300m of silicon orders 150 150 Batteries International

Group 14 attracts $300m of silicon orders

June 14, 2024. Group14 Technologies, the US manufacturer of advanced silicon battery materials, announced the signing of five multi-year binding offtake agreements on June 4. These amount to a minimum commitment…

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Gotion to build $1.3bn EV battery plant in Morocco 150 150 Batteries International

Gotion to build $1.3bn EV battery plant in Morocco

June 14, 2024: Chinese battery giant, Gotion, will build Morocco’s first EV battery gigafactory. The Volkswagen-partnered company has signed an investment agreement with the Moroccan government to build the gigafactory…

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Entergy, NextEra to jointly develop energy storage projects 150 150 Batteries International

Entergy, NextEra to jointly develop energy storage projects

June 14, 2024: US independent power producer, NextEra Energy Resources and utility firm, Entergy, announced on June 7 a five-year, 4.5GW joint development pipeline of solar and storage projects.  The…

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BASF, NGK release new NaS battery 150 150 Batteries International

BASF, NGK release new NaS battery

June 14, 2024: Sodium sulfur batteries, a mostly forgotten chemistry pioneered in the 1980s and 1990s, received a boost with the announcement on June 10 of a new advanced container-type,…

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Belgium’s Montea invests €30m in BESS 150 150 Batteries International

Belgium’s Montea invests €30m in BESS

June 14, 2024: Montea, the Belgium real estate investment trust, is to invest almost €30 million ($32.5 million) in battery-based energy storage systems, the company announced on June 7. Montea…

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