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

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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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BMZ adds sodium ion to battery tech range

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March 13, 2024: Germany-based lithium battery systems group BMZ announced on March 11 it is expanding into the sodium ion tech sector. The company said series production of its new…

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Batteries, renewables set to shine under India solar rooftops scheme

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March 13, 2024: India has given the green light to install rooftop solar systems in one million homes, as part of a subsidized program the renewables industry says will boost…

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EU lacks 99% of battery raw materials, ‘needs €4.2tn by 2030’

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March 7, 2024: The EU supplies just 1% of its own needs for key battery raw materials — and needs a staggering €4.2 trillion ($4.6 trillion) of new investment by…

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Remembering lithium battery giant Ralph Brodd: 1928-2024

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March 7, 2024: It is with sadness that Batteries International and sister magazine Energy Storage Journal, have to announce the death of lithium battery giant Ralph Brodd, who died last…

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Frontier, Mitsubishi agree Ontario lithium joint venture

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March 7, 2024: Frontier Lithium and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed a joint venture deal to launch a lithium mining and processing operation in Ontario. Under a definitive agreement signed on…

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Seoul hosts inaugural World Battery Forum

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March 7, 2024: Representatives of battery associations from South Korea, the US, Europe and Japan attended the first annual World Battery Forum in Seoul on March 4. The Korea Battery…

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Investor Sosteneo buys into Enel BESS unit for €1.1bn

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March 7, 2024: Enel said on March 1 it had agreed to sell a 49% stake in a subsidiary set up to develop mainly BESS projects in Italy to investor…

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