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Cayman Islands utility orders first BESS 800 584 Energy Storage Journal

Cayman Islands utility orders first BESS

September 29, 2022: Finnish technology group Wärtsilä said on September 26 it had been selected to supply two lithium iron phosphate BESS units for the Cayman Islands by the Caribbean…

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American Manganese chief Reaugh dies

September 29, 2022: American Manganese announced the death on September 21 of its founder, president and CEO Larry Reaugh. Reaugh was an accomplished and well-known figure in the mining industry,…

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China ‘to tighten Li battery recycling laws’

September 29, 2022: China is preparing to unveil a raft of new measures to tighten regulations for electric vehicle battery recycling in the country, state media reported on September 16.…

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Schuler acquires Sovema, commits to lead and lithium units 800 533 Energy Storage Journal

Schuler acquires Sovema, commits to lead and lithium units

August 25, 2022: The Sovema Group has been acquired by German metal-forming group Schuler for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced on August 23. A Schuler spokesperson told BESB the…

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Freyr partners Hana Technology, appoints VP for US 1024 512 Energy Storage Journal

Freyr partners Hana Technology, appoints VP for US

August 25, 2022: Freyr Battery is to jointly develop systems for its gigafactories development plan with South Korea’s Hana Technology, the companies announced on August 24. Freyr said the partnership…

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Sunlight takes ownership of Italy operations

August 19, 2022: The Sunlight Group has completed an acquisition taking full control of its lead acid and lithium ion battery systems operations in Italy. The Greece-based group said on…

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Asian battery tigers ramp up Hungary plans 1024 683 Energy Storage Journal

Asian battery tigers ramp up Hungary plans

August 1, 2022: Chinese batteries manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) confirmed plans on August 12 to invest more than €7bn ($7.1 billion) in building a 100GWh lithium ion battery production…

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Leclanché names Foglia as latest acting CFO

August 19, 2022: Swiss energy storage group Leclanché said on August 9 it had appointed Pasquale Foglia as acting chief financial officer — the firm’s third interim CFO in recent…

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Eurocell set to build first European gigafactory in Netherlands

August 19, 2022: Anglo-Korean battery company Eurocell EMEA said on August 17 it is in advanced talks to build its first European gigafactory in the Netherlands, with the overall investment…

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UK ‘wasting’ wind power without storage, study claims 481 268 Energy Storage Journal

UK ‘wasting’ wind power without storage, study claims

August 11, 2022: The UK has “wasted” more than 1TWh of wind power since September 2021 because it lacked sufficient long duration energy storage (LDES) capacity, according to research commissioned…

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