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BESS investments in Europe set to surge, says Aurora 768 380 Energy Storage Journal

BESS investments in Europe set to surge, says Aurora

February 22, 2024: Europe is on the brink of a significant surge in grid-scale battery energy storage with a sevenfold increase in capacity projected by 2030, according to analysis published…

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India launches grants scheme for 4,000MWh BESS bonanza 800 533 Energy Storage Journal

India launches grants scheme for 4,000MWh BESS bonanza

September 14, 2023: India is launching a program to help fund a total of 4,000MWh of new BESS projects by 2030-31. The government said on September 6 the cabinet had…

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Gore Street picks LS Energy Solutions for California BESS 1024 333 Energy Storage Journal

Gore Street picks LS Energy Solutions for California BESS

September 14, 2023: LS Energy Solutions is to provide the battery tech for the Gore Street Energy Storage Fund’s 200MW/400MWh BESS in California’s Imperial County. The so-called Big Rock lithium…

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KKR, Infracapital in $1bn deal for joint control of Zenobē 866 437 Energy Storage Journal

KKR, Infracapital in $1bn deal for joint control of Zenobē

September 14, 2023: Global investment firm KKR is acquiring joint control of UK-based Zenobē alongside existing investor Infracapital, in a deal that values the business at around £900 million ($1.1…

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Wärtsilä signs LFP cells contract with Eve Energy 1024 706 Energy Storage Journal

Wärtsilä signs LFP cells contract with Eve Energy

September 14, 2023: Wärtsilä has signed a multi-year supply agreement with China’s Eve Energy, the firms announced on September 12. Eve will provide LFP battery cells for the Finnish tech…

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Echion in Volta investment boost, formalizes InoBat anode R&D plan 1024 768 Energy Storage Journal

Echion in Volta investment boost, formalizes InoBat anode R&D plan

September 14, 2023: Echion Technologies said on September 6 it would accelerate the scale-up and commercialization of its niobium-based XNO anode material thanks to a significant, undisclosed investment from Volta…

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Exide unit bids to expand Li cells site 1024 696 Energy Storage Journal

Exide unit bids to expand Li cells site

August 30, 2023: Exide Energy Solutions is seeking to expand its planned production of lithium ion battery cells in India, the Karnataka state government confirmed on August 21. The Exide…

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JLR, Wykes develop second-life EV batteries BESS 1024 671 Energy Storage Journal

JLR, Wykes develop second-life EV batteries BESS

August 30, 2023: Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said on August 23 it has developed a 2.5MWh BESS in the UK using second-life EV batteries with Wykes Engineering, which the partners…

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Gloves are off as Korea joins fight over US battery aid 296 310 Energy Storage Journal

Gloves are off as Korea joins fight over US battery aid

April 13, 2023: South Korea is launching a multibillion dollar program to defend and expand its battery industry amid fears lucrative US tax breaks and incentives are tipping the global…

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VanadiumCorp selects Quebec for flow battery electrolyte test facility 1024 636 Energy Storage Journal

VanadiumCorp selects Quebec for flow battery electrolyte test facility

March 30, 2023: VanadiumCorp Resource, the Canadian mining and technology company, has chosen Quebec to build an initial test facility for the production of vanadium electrolytes for VRFB batteries, the…

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