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Development banks energize Guyana renewables 1024 565 Energy Storage Journal

Development banks energize Guyana renewables

June 23, 2022: Guyana is to develop eight utility-scale solar and battery storage projects in the South American country with investment financing worth around $83 million, the Inter-American Development Bank…

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Freyr signs new battery materials supply deal

June 23, 2022: Gigafactories developer Freyr Battery said on June 15 it had signed a further battery materials deal with two companies to supply its customer qualification plant being built…

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LG Energy Solution to partner German institutes on batteries R&D

June 23, 2022: South Korea’s LG Energy Solution (LES) is teaming up with two German research institutes to develop a next generation electrolyte and a “green process” for lithium ion…

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Malaysia set to host EV and BESS batteries hub 300 201 Energy Storage Journal

Malaysia set to host EV and BESS batteries hub

June 23, 2022: Hong Seng Consolidated and EoCell unveiled proposals on June 14 to develop a regional battery manufacturing hub in Malaysia to initially supply electric vehicles and then energy…

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NMR spectroscopy pioneer receives CBE

June 23, 2022: Leading UK battery scientist Clare Grey was awarded with the title of Commander of the British Empire in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of her…

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New York announces 2,408MW BESS park

June 23, 2022: Plans for 22 large-scale solar and battery storage projects for some 2,408MW in New York State were announced by governor Kathy Hochul on June 2. The projects…

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EASE urges 14GW p/year storage ramp-up for EU 449 367 Energy Storage Journal

EASE urges 14GW p/year storage ramp-up for EU

June 23, 2022: Europe needs a ramp up of energy storage capacity at the rate of at least 14GW per year within the next nine years — or the bloc…

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‘More mining needed’ to supply lithium battery makers, says analyst 1024 576 Energy Storage Journal

‘More mining needed’ to supply lithium battery makers, says analyst

June 23, 2022: More mining of raw materials is needed to supply lithium ion battery manufacturers because “recycling alone cannot meet demand”, the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference in Mainz was…

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Leclanché secures liquidity funding ‘to remain going concern’ 1024 576 Energy Storage Journal

Leclanché secures liquidity funding ‘to remain going concern’

June 23, 2022: Swiss energy storage group Leclanché has negotiated conditions with “different stakeholders” to secure Sfr15 million ($15.5 million) funding for near-term liquidity requirements and can remain a going…

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KORE Power battery tech chosen for UK BESS project

June 23, 2022: KORE Power said on June 8 it had been selected to supply its battery technology for a 10MW/20MWh lithium ion BESS being developed in the UK by…

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