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Li-on battery blaze ship docks in Alaska but fire probe continues 643 470 Energy Storage Journal

Li-on battery blaze ship docks in Alaska but fire probe continues

February 8, 2024: The ship whose cargo of lithium ion batteries caught fire off the coast of Alaska over a month ago has finally been brought into port. The US…

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Li-Cycle gets Germany grant approval, questions remain over black mass processing 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

Li-Cycle gets Germany grant approval, questions remain over black mass processing

February 8, 2024: Li-Cycle said on February 7 it had won approval for a €6.4 million ($7 million) grant for its new lithium ion recycling plant (pictured) in Germany. The…

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Wuxi Lead, Tiamat plan €500m French sodium ion gigafactory 1024 960 Energy Storage Journal

Wuxi Lead, Tiamat plan €500m French sodium ion gigafactory

February 8, 2024: Proposals for a 5GWh sodium ion battery manufacturing plant in France have been unveiled by Wuxi Lead Intelligent Equipment and Tiamat. The companies said on February 1…

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Epsilon finalizes takeover of German LFP cathode tech center 750 1024 Energy Storage Journal

Epsilon finalizes takeover of German LFP cathode tech center

February 8, 2024: Epsilon Advanced Materials said on February 2 it had finalized the acquisition of a lithium ion phosphate cathode active material technology center from Johnson Matthey in Germany.…

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Gravitricity plans Finnish mine gravity storage prototype 622 415 Energy Storage Journal

Gravitricity plans Finnish mine gravity storage prototype

February 8, 2024: Scotland-based gravity storage system start-up Gravitricity said on February 6 it plans to deploy its technology in a prototype project at a disused mine shaft in Finland.…

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Batteries part of $1.8tn clean energy investment in 2023, says report 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

Batteries part of $1.8tn clean energy investment in 2023, says report

February 1, 2024: Clean energy tech investment including equipment factories and battery metals production hit a new record of $135 billion in 2023 — up from just $46 billion in…

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Solid Power in Korea battery tech cooperation talks 1024 836 Energy Storage Journal

Solid Power in Korea battery tech cooperation talks

February 1, 2024: Korea is in talks about cooperation in next-generation battery tech with US-based solid-state developer Solid Power, the country’s deputy minister for trade, industry and energy has announced.…

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LGES leads $75m Sion Power capital boost 287 327 Energy Storage Journal

LGES leads $75m Sion Power capital boost

February 1, 2024: Lithium metal developer Sion Power said on January 24 it had raised $75 million backed by LG Energy Solution to expand R&D production capacity for EV batteries.…

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Lyten gets $4m grant to boost Li-S battery tech 876 934 Energy Storage Journal

Lyten gets $4m grant to boost Li-S battery tech

February 1, 2024: Graphene materials developer Lyten said on January 30 it had been awarded a $4 million US Department of Energy grant to boost manufacturing of its advanced lithium-sulfur…

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Celgard, AEsir in Ni-Zn separators deal 1024 478 Energy Storage Journal

Celgard, AEsir in Ni-Zn separators deal

February 1, 2024: Celgard said on January 29 it has secured a deal to supply separators required by nickel-zinc batteries developer AEsir. Under the terms of the agreement, Celgard will…

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