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TotalEnergies acquires German BESS developer Kyon 1024 575 Energy Storage Journal

TotalEnergies acquires German BESS developer Kyon

January 25, 2024: TotalEnergies, the French oil giant, said on January 23 it had agreed to take over German BESS developer Kyon Energy. TotalEnergies has signed an agreement to acquire…

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Microporous launches $100m grant talks for Li separator project 712 631 Energy Storage Journal

Microporous launches $100m grant talks for Li separator project

January 25, 2024: Microporous has started talks aimed at securing a $100 million US federal grant for the production of lithium ion battery separators. Corporate development and innovation VP Brad…

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CustomCells opens new HQ and lab in Germany 1024 682 Energy Storage Journal

CustomCells opens new HQ and lab in Germany

January 25, 2024: Battery cells developer CustomCells announced its move into a new combined HQ and lab (pictured) at Itzehoe in northern Germany on January 18. The company, founded in…

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Powin, HiTHIUM confirm 5GWh ESS battery cells deal 1000 562 Energy Storage Journal

Powin, HiTHIUM confirm 5GWh ESS battery cells deal

January 25, 2024: BESS developer Powin said on January 16 it had finalized plans for the supply of 5GWh of LFP cells from stationary battery firm HiTHIUM over the next…

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Precursor materials investment boost for Korean battery enterprise zone 893 1024 Energy Storage Journal

Precursor materials investment boost for Korean battery enterprise zone

January 25, 2024: Chemicals company Paik Kwang Industrial is to start building a KRW300 billion ($224 million) precursor materials plant at a new battery enterprise zone in South Korea, the…

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Morrow appoints Boudgoust as CCO, Fold von Bülow becomes chief science officer 689 352 Energy Storage Journal

Morrow appoints Boudgoust as CCO, Fold von Bülow becomes chief science officer

January 25, 2024: Morrow Batteries said on January 23 it had appointed Christin-Marie Boudgoust as CCO, while co-founder Jon Fold von Bülow has been promoted to chief science officer. Boudgoust’s…

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ESS starts up long-duration battery demo project for US military 986 866 Energy Storage Journal

ESS starts up long-duration battery demo project for US military

January 18, 2024: ESS said on January 15 it is using its iron-based flow battery technology to demonstrate how long-duration energy storage could help the US military reduce its consumption…

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Plus Power starts up 185MW Hawaiian BESS 1000 714 Energy Storage Journal

Plus Power starts up 185MW Hawaiian BESS

January 18, 2024: Plus Power said on January 11 it had started operating the 185MW/565MWh Kapolei BESS on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The facility (pictured) comprises 158 Tesla Megapack…

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Webster joins board of About:Energy 1024 791 Energy Storage Journal

Webster joins board of About:Energy

January 18, 2024: Tech investment expert Laura Webster has joined the board of London-based battery software developer About:Energy, the company announced on January 10. Webster, a partner at investment firm…

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Northvolt in $5bn green loan boost for batteries, recycling 906 658 Energy Storage Journal

Northvolt in $5bn green loan boost for batteries, recycling

January 18, 2024: Northvolt has secured a $5 billion loan to expand operations at its Northvolt Ett gigafactory (pictured) in Sweden, the lithium battery developer said on January 16. The…

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