Tagged With Battery technology
Countries must stop coal approvals to reach net zero – IEA
28 November 2022
Transition is complicated in countries with high coal dependency because of remaining lifetimes of plants and expense of gas
Lithium shortage to slow Europe's battery growth
15 November 2022
Volatile power prices have boosted revenues, but new entrants faced with higher capex thanks to spiking lithium prices
Blackstone digs deeper on transition
28 October 2022
Private equity division Blackstone Energy Partners is looking to finance critical energy infrastructure assets
Trafigura joins US cobalt processing project
24 October 2022
Commodities trader agrees with Evelution Energy to develop plant in Arizona to supply battery-grade cobalt to electric vehicle manufacturers
RWE expands in US with $6.8bn Con Edison deal
3 October 2022
German utility nearly doubles its US renewables portfolio with purchase of US’ second-largest solar operator
Lithium prices to stay strong until 2024
7 September 2022
Prices are expected to fall back as more production comes online in the middle of the decade, says Fitch Solutions
Indian hybrid renewables project secures $1bn loan
18 August 2022
Loan provided by 12 international lenders is largest to a single renewables project in India, developer Renew Power says
Ratch Group buys Nexif Energy for $605mn
17 August 2022
Thai energy firm acquires portfolio of renewables, gas and battery storage from investment firm Denham Capital and project developer Nexif
US act would expand credits for transition technologies
3 August 2022
Bill would provide support to companies involved in the manufacture of wind turbine components, solar panels and EV batteries
BP to invest in UK EV battery-testing facility
1 August 2022
Project will help develop fluid technologies for managing temperatures in batteries to improve efficiency
BP opens first electric truck-charging points
27 July 2022
Oil major launches two charging points in Germany aimed at medium- and heavy-duty trucks
UK launches critical minerals strategy
22 July 2022
Government plans to diversify supply chains and boost domestic production, refining, recovery and recycling of metals key to the energy transition
Irena calls time on role of gas in Europe’s transition
15 July 2022
Deteriorating economics undermine case for gas-fired power plants as a back-up for renewables, agency says
Equinor buys US battery storage developer East Point Energy
12 July 2022
Norwegian energy company to use flexible storage to boost returns from its renewables portfolio
Brookfield transition fund hits $15bn
24 June 2022
Fund aimed at decarbonising industries and scaling up clean energy is largest of its type dedicated to transition, asset manager says
India solar scale-up must include storage
24 June 2022
Solar is the best option for India’s transition, but deployment of battery storage is needed to maximise its potential, industry figures tell event in New Delhi
Britishvolt plans £200mn EV battery technology hub
31 May 2022
New centre near Birmingham to develop batteries ready for high-volume production at Britishvolt’s Northumberland gigafactory
Surging battery mineral prices threaten EV growth
23 May 2022
EV sales growth remains robust in 2022, but rising mineral prices and supply chain dislocations present near-term challenges, says IEA
Trafigura backs UK lithium refinery project
9 May 2022
Refinery can reduce Europe’s reliance on Chinese suppliers of battery-grade lithium chemicals
Biden to spur domestic critical mineral production
1 April 2022
US president invokes the Defense Production Act to expand domestic supply as administration seeks to curb reliance on imports
UK’s flexibility funding gap presents investment opportunities
28 February 2022
Substantial private sector finance needed to back a rapid scale-up of low-carbon flexibility technologies as UK decarbonises its energy system
China sets out energy storage development plan
24 February 2022
Government calls for commercialisation of diverse technologies and deployment at scale by middle of decade as renewables proliferate
Britishvolt secures investment from Glencore
15 February 2022
Mining and trading group is cornerstone investor in UK battery maker’s latest funding round
Enel grows renewables fleet by 65pc
26 January 2022
Company sets new benchmark for industry as it shrugs off impact of pandemic, Enel Green Power CEO says
Orsted aims for wind turbine circular economy
25 January 2022
Danish developer enters partnerships to decarbonise steel production and offshore vessel support
UK’s Britishvolt secures funding for EV battery gigaplant
24 January 2022
Plant designed to produce 300,000 lithium-ion EV battery packs a year, with startup schedule for late 2023 or early 2024
Sembcorp’s UK arm plans Europe’s biggest battery storage system
15 December 2021
Short-term duration system will have capacity of 360MW using lithium-ion batteries
Equinor enters UK battery storage market
6 December 2021
Norwegian company agrees to buy stake in battery developer as UK’s renewables expansion increases need for storage
Renewables pairing drives China energy storage growth
2 December 2021
Mid-decade storage target within reach despite challenging business model, conference delegates say
Investment in LDES surges with renewables growth
23 November 2021
US, Spain and Germany lead deployment of long-duration energy storage amid growing need for flexibility and dispatchable renewable power
Clean energy investment must triple by 2030 – IEA
13 October 2021
Key role for startups as clean technology market hits $27tn under 2050 net-zero scenario, IEA says
California promotes building electrification
26 August 2021
New codes would encourage developers to integrate small-scale batteries into new commercial structures
Battery discharge efficiency key – US study
4 August 2021
Long-discharge capability also needed if batteries are to bring down grid power prices
Lithium supply outlook hangs in the balance
28 May 2021
Supply of key battery material hinges on pace of investment in mining and processing
UK power storage needs could hit 500GW by 2050
20 May 2021
Battery storage key to smooth out demand peaks as electrification at least doubles demand
China boosts energy storage as renewables expand
28 April 2021
Policymakers bet on dramatic fall in cost of storage batteries this decade
E3 Metals leads Canadian ‘green’ lithium charge
18 February 2021
Canada’s vast unconventional wastewater brine resource base means it is likely to become a major producer on the global market
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