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Cockerill quits Cornish Lithium to go for gold 768 768 Energy Storage Journal

Cockerill quits Cornish Lithium to go for gold

March 13, 2024: Ian Cockerill (pictured) has stepped down as independent non-executive chairman of UK exploration firm Cornish Lithium, following his appointment as CEO and executive director of gold mines…

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New EU climate target needs ‘robust plan’ for battery raw materials, says Eurometaux 800 500 Energy Storage Journal

New EU climate target needs ‘robust plan’ for battery raw materials, says Eurometaux

February 15, 2024: EU leaders have been told they must do more to ensure Europe has reliable supplies of raw materials essential for batteries, renewables and other cleantech sectors to…

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ACC opens flagship gigafactory in France 1024 767 Energy Storage Journal

ACC opens flagship gigafactory in France

June 1, 2023: The Automotive Cells Company (ACC) has formally opened its €7 billion ($7.5 billion) flagship gigafactory in France — with the first of three 13.4GWh production blocks at…

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SSE go-ahead for UK 150MW BESS project 731 554 Energy Storage Journal

SSE go-ahead for UK 150MW BESS project

May 19, 2023: SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision to build a 150MW BESS at a former coal-fired power station in the UK, the company said on May…

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Eve Power to build first European battery plant in Hungary 231 308 Energy Storage Journal

Eve Power to build first European battery plant in Hungary

May 12, 2023. Chinese battery maker Eve Power is to invest around HUF 400 billion ($1.18 billion) to build its first European plant in Hungary, the country’s foreign and trade…

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CATL commits to 2025 carbon neutral plan for battery production 706 518 Energy Storage Journal

CATL commits to 2025 carbon neutral plan for battery production

April 21, 2023: Chinese lithium batteries major Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has said it plans to achieve carbon neutrality across its battery plants by 2025. Board secretary Jiang Li (pictured)…

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Avesta plans solid-state R&D in Portugal 1024 768 Energy Storage Journal

Avesta plans solid-state R&D in Portugal

April 6, 2023: Belgium-based Avesta Battery & Energy Engineering is to develop an R&D center for solid state battery cells in Portugal, the company announced on March 29. Avesta has…

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EU clears Romania state-aid plan to boost energy storage 640 427 Energy Storage Journal

EU clears Romania state-aid plan to boost energy storage

March 23, 2023: Romania’s plans for a €103 million ($112 million) package of aid to expand energy storage in the country have been approved by the European Commission. The Commission’s…

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Aqua Metals gives battery metal recovery update 1024 768 Energy Storage Journal

Aqua Metals gives battery metal recovery update

January 12, 2023: Aqua Metals said on January 11 it had recovered its first battery metal from spent lithium-ion batteries at production scale by electroplating. The company claimed its pilot…

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CATL launches cell production in Germany 361 243 Energy Storage Journal

CATL launches cell production in Germany

December 22, 2022: Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) said on December 21 it had started serial production of lithium ion battery cells at its plant in Thuringia, Germany — the group’s…

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