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Umicore launches Poland cathode materials plant 664 329 Energy Storage Journal

Umicore launches Poland cathode materials plant

September 22, 2022: Materials technology and recycling group Umicore announced the inauguration on September 21 of its cathode materials production plant in Poland. Nysa (pictured) will provide advanced cathode materials…

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Kia, Deutsche Bahn in second life batteries partnership 620 466 Energy Storage Journal

Kia, Deutsche Bahn in second life batteries partnership

September 9, 2022: Auto firm Kia Europe confirmed plans on September 6 to work with the Deutsche Bahn (DB) group in reusing former EV batteries in second life ESS systems.…

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Welcome to the relaunch of BESB 525 159 Energy Storage Journal

Welcome to the relaunch of BESB

July 22, 2022: Today we merge the e-newsletters produced by Batteries International and Energy Storage Journal and relaunch an exciting new weekly publication Battery & Energy Storage Bulletin — giving…

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e-Zinc to launch pilot BESS project with Toyota Tsusho Canada 720 420 Energy Storage Journal

e-Zinc to launch pilot BESS project with Toyota Tsusho Canada

June 9, 2022: Toronto-based e-Zinc said on June 1 it had signed a demonstration project agreement with Toyota Tsusho Canada (TTCI) for further testing of its zinc-air battery storage systems.…

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PG&E starts up California Megapack to boost grid stability 1000 569 Energy Storage Journal

PG&E starts up California Megapack to boost grid stability

April 28, 2022: Pacific Gas and Electric Company said on April 18 it had commissioned its 182.5MW Elkhorn Battery — a Tesla Megapack battery energy storage system — at the…

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e-Zinc raises $25m for zinc-air ESS pilot scheme 720 420 Energy Storage Journal

e-Zinc raises $25m for zinc-air ESS pilot scheme

April 14, 2022: Toronto-based e-Zinc has secured $25 million in a series ‘A’ financing to start pilot production of its first commercial zinc-air energy storage systems. According to e-Zinc, the…

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Invinity agrees vanadium storage deal with Hyosung 1024 768 Energy Storage Journal

Invinity agrees vanadium storage deal with Hyosung

April 14, 2022: Invinity Energy Systems said on April 8 it had agreed to forge a partnership with Hyosung Heavy Industries (HHI) — the power and industrial systems group of…

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UK includes storage in energy security strategy 1000 565 Energy Storage Journal

UK includes storage in energy security strategy

April 14, 2022: The UK government said on April 7 that investment in long-duration energy storage projects was part of its future strategy for “greater energy independence”. The British Energy…

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Redwood chief Straubel receives Shep Wolsky award 1000 554 Energy Storage Journal

Redwood chief Straubel receives Shep Wolsky award

March 29, 2022: The co-founder and CEO of Nevada-based Redwood Materials, Jeffrey Brian Straubel — best known as ‘JB’ — was presented with the Shep Wolsky Battery Innovator Award during…

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Leclanché says liquidity ‘tight’ ahead of SPAC deal 1024 742 Energy Storage Journal

Leclanché says liquidity ‘tight’ ahead of SPAC deal

March 17, 2022: Swiss energy storage company Leclanché said on February 24 it had secured a Sfr20.4 million ($21.8 million) bridging loan to run its operations — ahead of a…

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