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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

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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Flow battery industry gearing up for Scotland conference

March 21, 2024: Time is running out to take advantage of early bird ticket discounts and to exhibit at this year’s International Flow Battery Forum in Scotland. The IFBF early…

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Lyten hails production milestone for Li-S battery tech 1024 847 Energy Storage Journal

Lyten hails production milestone for Li-S battery tech

March 21, 2024: Graphene materials developer Lyten said on March 12 it is now producing lithium-sulfur batteries in Silicon Valley at greater than 90% yield. Lyten said the results from…

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Morrow moving cells test line from Korea to Norway ahead of gigafactory start

March 21, 2024: Morrow Batteries said on March 19 its temporary battery cells customer qualification line (CQL) in South Korea (pictured) will soon be shipped to Norway — where it…

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Volvo EVs to get fast-charge battery tech boost from start-up Breathe 1024 618 Energy Storage Journal

Volvo EVs to get fast-charge battery tech boost from start-up Breathe

March 21, 2024: Volvo Cars is to use charging software developed by UK start-up Breathe Battery Technologies in its new generation of fully-electric vehicles. Volvo said on March 12 the…

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Glencore in $75m ‘liquidity’ boost for Li-Cycle 1002 635 Energy Storage Journal

Glencore in $75m ‘liquidity’ boost for Li-Cycle

March 13, 2024: Troubled lithium recycling tech developer Li-Cycle said on March 12 an extra $75 million investment from mining group Glencore would boost its liquidity. Pressure has been mounting…

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NatPower plans UK BESS ‘gigaparks’ in £10bn investment 1024 706 Energy Storage Journal

NatPower plans UK BESS ‘gigaparks’ in £10bn investment

March 13, 2024: NatPower is to develop 60GWh of battery storage in the UK as part of a £10 billion ($13 billion) package of investment in renewables, the group announced…

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