US $700m loan offer to develop lithium mine

US $700m loan offer to develop lithium mine 750 430 Energy Storage Journal

January 20, 2023: The US Department of Energy’s loan programs office (LPO) said on January 13 it had made a conditional offer to lend up to $700 million to develop…

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Tesla to use SolarEdge tech in Romania solar project

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January 20, 2023: A Tesla group company is to design and build rooftop solar installations in Romania on buildings for industrial properties developer Element Industrial using inverter technology from SolarEdge,…

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ESS lands Schiphol airport storage contract

ESS lands Schiphol airport storage contract 203 180 Energy Storage Journal

January 20, 2023: Iron-based flow battery storage company ESS said on January 19 it had landed a deal to supply its long-duration storage system for a pilot scheme at Amsterdam’s…

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Asahi Kasei wins China patents legal battle

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January 12, 2023: Asahi Kasei revealed on January 10 that it had won a series of court challenges in China to protect its patent for lithium ion battery separators. The…

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Aqua Metals gives battery metal recovery update

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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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Morrow signs deal for Norway battery plant shipments

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January 12, 2023: Morrow Batteries has signed a logistics services agreement with Rhenus Norway for delivery of production equipment for its Norwegian battery cell factory, marking the starting point for…

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Elinor enters Norway’s giga-race led by former CEO of batteries rival

Elinor enters Norway’s giga-race led by former CEO of batteries rival 624 575 Energy Storage Journal

January 12, 2023: Green investment firm Valinor said on January 11 it had launched Elinor Batteries as Norway’s latest gigafactory developer, with plans to start producing batteries from 2026 with…

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Energy Vault in potential 700MWh ‘green hydrogen’ long duration BESS

Energy Vault in potential 700MWh ‘green hydrogen’ long duration BESS 296 295 Energy Storage Journal

January 12, 2023: Energy Vault Holdings is working with US utility Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) on plans to build a battery plus ‘green hydrogen’ long-duration energy storage system (BH-ESS)…

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