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EnerSys wins US DoE award for advancing lead battery technology

April 12, 2024: EnerSys, the international battery manufacturer, announced on April 4 it had been awarded the Better Project Award from the US Department of Energy Better Plants Program for…

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BCI, New Lab, Clean Tech Strategies win US funding for LDES

April 12, 2024: The US Department of Energy announced on April 8 it was awarding $5 million each to three organizations — Battery Council International, New Lab and  Clean Tech…

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RECHARGE director general steps down after 11 years.

April 12, 2024: RECHARGE, the European trade association for advanced batteries, yesterday announced that its director general, Claude Chanson, will be retiring this year as head of the Brussels office.…

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EnerSys promotes Mark Matthews to president

April 12, 2024: International battery maker, EnerSys, yesterday announced the internal promotion of Mark Matthews to the role of president, specialty global. Since joining the organization in 2016, Matthews has…

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Hyundai and Kia partner Exide for Indian expansion

 April 12, 2024: South Korean car firm, Hyundai Motor and subsidiary Kia signed a memorandum of understanding on April 8 for strategic cooperation with Exide Energy, the Indian battery company,…

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Clarios to supply new AGM battery to major OEM

April 12, 2024: Clarios, the lead battery giant, has won a supplier contract with a major car company for its latest high performance recharge AGM battery. The 12V battery has…

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Construction starts on new TESVOLT gigafactory

April 12, 2024: One of the largest production facilities for stationary battery storage systems in Europe officially started construction on April 8 at the TESVOLT headquarters in Lutherstadt Wittenberg in…

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Polish/US firms establish battery recycling JV in Poland

April 12, 2024: Poland’s Elemental Strategic Metals  and US firm Ascend Elements  announced on April 9 the formation of AE Elemental, a joint venture. The companies will equally own and…

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Graphjet to build agricultural waste-to-graphite facility in US

April 12, 2024: Graphjet Technology, a Malaysian produce of graphite and graphene from agricultural waste, announced on April 8 it plans to build an artificial graphite production facility in Nevada.…

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US announces $62 million investment for recycling

April 12, 2024: The US government announced in early April that the DoE will provide $62 million for 17 projects to encourage battery recycling. The government said: “Under the Biden-Harris…

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