Aftrak $1m innovation award for lead battery project 988 586 Batteries International

Aftrak $1m innovation award for lead battery project

May 10, 2024: As with all the best ideas, it started over a Kuche-Kuche beer in a Malawi bar 18 months ago. This week that lightbulb moment culminated in a…

read more
ABC’s Everett moves to Li-S developer Zeta Energy 1015 1024 Batteries International

ABC’s Everett moves to Li-S developer Zeta Energy

May 10, 2024: Michael Everett, who has spent the past five years as chief operating officer and president at bipolar battery developer and manufacturer, Advanced Battery Concepts, has joined Zeta…

read more
Sunlight Group: revenues top $1bn, earnings up 141% 1024 768 Batteries International

Sunlight Group: revenues top $1bn, earnings up 141%

May 10, 2024: Sunlight Group, the Greece-based international battery manufacturer, announced on May 1 its annual financial results for the year end of December 31, 2023. They show a third…

read more
Varta appoints new CEO to “navigate challenges ahead…” 1024 731 Batteries International

Varta appoints new CEO to “navigate challenges ahead…”

May 10, 2024: German battery manufacturer, Varta, has hired Michael Ostermann as chief executive, citing his restructuring experience as the company struggles with a return to profitable growth. Ostermann, 58,…

read more
EnerSys acquires Bren-Tronics for $208 million 1024 296 Batteries International

EnerSys acquires Bren-Tronics for $208 million

May 10, 2024: International battery company, EnerSys, this week announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bren-Tronics, a manufacturer of portable power products for defense customers,…

read more
ESS announces two new projects in Africa, Amsterdam 894 598 Batteries International

ESS announces two new projects in Africa, Amsterdam

May 10, 2024: It’s been a big week for ESS, the iron flow battery company. The firm confirmed a partnership with Nigerian energy company, Sapele Power, for its first project…

read more
CATL, Beijing Hyundai sign agreement on EV batteries 1024 675 Batteries International

CATL, Beijing Hyundai sign agreement on EV batteries

May 10, 2024: CATL and Beijing Hyundai have signed a strategic partnership agreement to cooperate on Beijing Hyundai’s EV projects and to power future Beijing Hyundai electric models with CATL…

read more
Wood Mackenzie appoints Jason Liu as CEO 1024 788 Batteries International

Wood Mackenzie appoints Jason Liu as CEO

May 10, 2024: Energy data analytics firm, Wood Mackenzie, announced this week that Jason Liu has been appointed CEO, replacing Mark Brinin, who is departing to pursue other opportunities. Liu…

read more
Finalists nominated for The Smarter E energy storage award 996 660 Batteries International

Finalists nominated for The Smarter E energy storage award

May 10, 2024: Conference organizer The Smarter E has announced the finalists for its annual renewable energy ceremony for what it describes as the best and most innovative developments over…

read more
Asahi Kasei plans $1.16bn investment in North American separator business 1024 579 Batteries International

Asahi Kasei plans $1.16bn investment in North American separator business

May 3, 2024: Asahi Kasei, the Japanese chemical giant, announced at the end of April that it proposed to build a plant in Ontario, Canada for the base film manufacturing…

read more