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UK mayor silent on EVE Energy gigafactory investment reports 1024 572 Energy Storage Journal

UK mayor silent on EVE Energy gigafactory investment reports

March 27, 2024: UK officials have declined to comment on reports that Chinese EV battery manufacturer EVE Energy is in talks to invest around £1.2 billion ($1.3 billion) in a…

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eVTOL battery power demand needs more research, says Oak Ridge Lab study

March 27, 2024: Sky-high ambitions for widespread use of electric aircraft could face significant challenges without new technology to boost battery cycle life, according to research by the US Oak…

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Northvolt launches construction of German gigafactory

March 27, 2024: Swedish battery developer Northvolt officially launched construction of its ‘Northvolt Drei’ gigafactory in Germany on March 25 in a ceremony attended by the nation’s political leaders. Federal…

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US air base hosts 3.3GWh BESS plus solar plant 1024 726 Energy Storage Journal

US air base hosts 3.3GWh BESS plus solar plant

March 27, 2024: A US Air Force base now hosts a commercially-operational 3.3GWh BESS-plus-solar facility, construction and engineering firm Mortenson has announced. The Edwards & Sanborn Solar + Energy Storage…

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Former Tesla, Ford executive Liu joins Mangrove Lithium

March 27, 2024: Former Tesla and Ford supply chain and battery executive Annie Liu (pictured) has joined Mangrove Lithium as chief commercial and strategy officer. Canada-headquartered Mangrove announced the appointment…

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ESS Tech awarded seismic design certification

March 27, 2024: ESS Tech said on March 25 its Energy Warehouse iron flow battery storage system had been granted seismic design certification from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics…

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American Clean Power reports ‘banner year’ for BESS, solar 1024 834 Energy Storage Journal

American Clean Power reports ‘banner year’ for BESS, solar

March 21, 2024: Energy storage capacity in the US nearly doubled in 2023 as developers connected 7.9GW to the grid, according to latest data from the American Clean Power Association.…

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Li-Cycle raises cost for suspended NY lithium recycling hub

March 21, 2024: Li-Cycle said on March 19 “significant additional funding” will be needed before it can restart construction of its planned New York lithium battery recycling hub — and…

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ZapBatt, Toshiba launch ‘universal’ LTO battery operating system 1024 687 Energy Storage Journal

ZapBatt, Toshiba launch ‘universal’ LTO battery operating system

March 21, 2024: ZapBatt and Toshiba launched a new battery operating system on March 19 designed to act as a “universal adapter” for battery chemistries. The system features Toshiba’s SCiB…

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ABF, Wuxi in Arizona LFP gigafactory supply partnership 780 768 Energy Storage Journal

ABF, Wuxi in Arizona LFP gigafactory supply partnership

March 21, 2024: American Battery Factory said on March 18 it had agreed a machinery supply partnership with Wuxi Lead Intelligent Equipment to build the first in a planned series…

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