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Britishvolt acquires EAS in cash and shares deal with Monbat 1000 565 Energy Storage Journal

Britishvolt acquires EAS in cash and shares deal with Monbat

May 26, 2022: UK gigafactory developer Britishvolt announced on May 24 it had signed a sales purchase agreement to acquire German battery cells producer EAS Batteries from the Monbat group,…

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EU call to fast-track BESS and renewables projects 1024 682 Energy Storage Journal

EU call to fast-track BESS and renewables projects

May 26, 2022: The European Commission said on May 18 that battery storage and renewables projects should be fast-tracked and planning red tape slashed, as Europe scrambles to combat a…

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Vistra switches on DeCordova BESS in Texas 1000 639 Energy Storage Journal

Vistra switches on DeCordova BESS in Texas

May 26, 2022: Texas-based energy company Vistra confirmed on May 23 that its battery energy storage facility at DeCordova (pictured), the largest of its kind in the state, had become…

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Electrovaya appoints Raj Das Gupta as CEO 602 410 Energy Storage Journal

Electrovaya appoints Raj Das Gupta as CEO

May 26, 2022: Electrovaya announced the appointment of Raj Das Gupta (pictured left) as CEO of the Ontario-headquartered company on May 24. Das Gupta, who has been a member of…

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Nano One to acquire Johnson Matthey Battery Materials Canada 1000 702 Energy Storage Journal

Nano One to acquire Johnson Matthey Battery Materials Canada

May 26, 2022: Nano One said on May 25 it had agreed a C$10.25 million ($8 million) deal to acquire Johnson Matthey Battery Materials Canada. The move comes after Johnson…

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SolarEdge opens Korean gigaplant, settles dispute with Huawei 800 511 Energy Storage Journal

SolarEdge opens Korean gigaplant, settles dispute with Huawei

May 26, 2022: SolarEdge Technologies announced the opening of a 2GWh battery cells manufacturing plant in South Korea on May 25 to meet growing demand for battery storage. Israel-headquartered SolarEdge…

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Umicore launches Korean cathode materials R&D plant 995 657 Energy Storage Journal

Umicore launches Korean cathode materials R&D plant

May 26, 2022: Materials technology and recycling group Umicore has formally opened a new global research and development center for cathode materials in South Korea, the company announced on May…

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Kona Energy welcomes UK approval for 200MW BESS 589 473 Energy Storage Journal

Kona Energy welcomes UK approval for 200MW BESS

May 26, 2022: Planning permission has been granted to build a 200MW battery energy storage facility in the UK, developer Kona Energy announced today. A Kona spokesperson told BESJ the…

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Invinity appoints advisory team to target US investment 706 417 Energy Storage Journal

Invinity appoints advisory team to target US investment

May 26, 2022: Vanadium redox flow technology company Invinity Energy Systems announced on May 18 it had appointed a corporate advisory team to expand its presence in US commercial and…

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Miba acquires majority stake in battery systems specialist Voltlabor 1024 894 Energy Storage Journal

Miba acquires majority stake in battery systems specialist Voltlabor

May 26, 2022: Automotive and energy systems company Miba has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in battery systems producer Voltlabor, the Austrian companies announced on May 23. The deal builds…

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