Tech independence important for a secure supply chain

Amidst all the battery cell manufacturing excitement, one company has taken a small but sure step towards making it a reality - Log9 Materials, a material science startup, is strid...

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IESA and FBICRC join forces for strengthening the battery supply chain ecosystem in India

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australian Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI...

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Ola Electric to set up Battery Innovation Centre worth $500 million in Bengaluru

Ola Electric has announced that it is investing $500 million (about Rs 4,000 crore) in a cell research and development facility in Bengaluru. In a tweet, Aggarwal stated: "Sharing ...

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CSIR-CECRI, GODI India ink PPP pact for manufacturing Li-ion cells in Chennai

CSIR-CECRI (Central Electrochemical Research Institute) and Hyderabad-based Godi India have announced that they have entered into a public-private partnership (PPP) to operate and ...

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DOE announces finalists of Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the finalists in the $4 million American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize, a competition supporting innovations that help ...

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Wildcat Discovery Tech secures $90 million in funding for EV battery commercialization

Wildcat Discovery Technologies (Wildcat) has announced that it has raised $90 million in a Series D funding round led by Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP), an investment subsidiary of...

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VWGoA, Redwood Materials collaborate to set up US EV battery recycling supply chain

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) has announced that it has partnered with Redwood Materials, Inc. (Redwood) to create a supply chain to recycle Volkswagen and Audi electri...

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SiTration secures $2.5 million in pre-seed funding for EV batteries recycling

SiTration, the MIT spinoff pioneering new separation processes for materials extraction, has announced it has raised $2.35 million in pre-seed funding led by Azolla Ventures with p...

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ICL, Aleees ink MoU for LFP battery cathode materials production

ICL has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Aleees, a Taiwanese manufacturer of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery cathode materials. As part of the ...

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Enpower Greetech develops 100 Ah li-metal battery for next-gen EVs

Enpower Greentech Inc. has announced that it has developed a 100Ah lithium metal battery (LMB), another major step in the commercialization of next-generation batteries for electri...

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Meta Materials and Coulometrics partner to develop next-gen batteries

Meta Materials Inc. has announced it has signed a Master Service Agreement with Coulometrics, LLC, to autonomously authenticate META's platform technologies related to battery appl...

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Battrion and Jagenberg Group unveils Aligned Graphite tech for fast-charging LiBs at 100 m/min

Swiss battery technology innovator Battrion AG and associate Jagenberg Converting Solution GmbH have demonstrated Aligned Graphite® technology at industrial speeds. This breakthrou...

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Leclanché achieves breakthrough in the safety of LiBs without comprising cell performance

Leclanché has announced a significant breakthrough in the safety of its lithium-ion batteries without compromising cell performance. By adding a special fire-retardant additive to ...

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Ascend unveils new EV and Battery Materials at Battery Show Europe

Ascend Performance Materials has announced that it is showcasing its latest materials for electric mobility at Battery Show Europe. Among the products Ascend is showcasing is a new...

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Umicore and Idemitsu to mutually develop high-performance SSB materials

Umicore and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd have announced that they have agreed to jointly develop high-performance catholyte materials for solid-state batteries, combining their respecti...

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BASF to build commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant in Germany

With an annual processing capacity of 15,000 tons of EV batteries and production scrap, BASF's newly announced commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant will of one of it...

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LOTTE Chemicals, Sasol Chemicals partner to develop LiB materials for EVs

Sasol Chemicals and LOTTE Chemical have agreed to conduct a pre-feasibility study of a joint project to build, own and operate a plant to produce battery-grade electrolyte solvents...

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BASF to expand production capacity for battery materials in China

BASF Shanshan Battery Materials (BSBM), a BASF majority-owned company in China, is commissioning of new capacity for cathode active materials (CAM) to meet the increasing local and...

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Cenntro Electric, Princeton NuEnergy enter strategic partnership LOI for LiB recycling

Cenntro Electric Group Limited and Princeton NuEnergy, Inc. have announced a strategic partnership Letter of Intent (LoI) for spent Lithium-ion battery feedstocks for recycled cath...

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Taniobis GmBH join HVBatCycle, VW-led battery-recycling tech research team

Taniobis GmbH and Partners have announced their alliance with the Volkswagen-led research team to advance battery-recycling technology. The HVBatCycle research consortium aims to p...

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National Metallurgical Lab, Pune-based Recy Energy ink LiB recycling pact

National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML) has announced that it has agreed with Recy Energy Pvt Ltd, Pune to transfer a breakthrough technology for the recycling of scrap, waste, and...

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BASF, Nano One ink JDA for LiB materials

Nano One® Materials Corp. (Nano One) and BASF SE (BASF) have announced they have signed a joint development agreement (JDA). Under the JDA, the companies will co-develop a process ...

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Securing a robust raw materials supply chain: Challenges and Opportunities

As India's endeavors in making the energy transition, catch momentum, the recent efforts in domestic battery manufacturing will prove critical in ensuring energy security for the c...

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POSCO Holdings, ProLogium ink pact to support mass production of next-gen SSB

POSCO Holdings, in line with its plan to transform itself into an eco-friendly future materials company, has announced it has agreed with ProLogium, next-generation solid-state bat...

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ACE Green Recycling plans to set up four new LiB recycling facilities globally

US-based recycling technology company, ACE Green Recycling (ACE) has announced that it plans to build and operate four new lithium-ion battery recycling facilities with a planned t...

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Battery Nation in the making

The government push for battery cell manufacturing in India on a larger scale had begun a while ago, but it is with the introduction of the PLI schemes for ACC and electric vehicle...

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Raw material ambition: Local content to global supply

The overwhelming response to the ACC PLI scheme has set the ball rolling for giga-scale manufacturing of battery cells in India. It has also opened up the space for raw material co...

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ERI partners with Call2Recycle, CellBlock FCS for OneDrum, innovative battery collection solns

Call2Recycle, California's first and largest consumer battery stewardship, and recycling program have announced the official launch of OneDrum™, the first mixed consumer battery co...

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GM, Glencore ink multi-year cobalt supply agreement

General Motors has announced a multi-year sourcing agreement with multinational commodity trading and mining company Glencore. Accordingly, the latter will supply GM with cobalt fr...

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InoBat, Gigamine to collaborate on recycling value-chain for batteries

European EV battery R&D firm Inobat and recycling company Gigamine are partnering to create state-of-the-art processes and supporting infrastructure to deliver cost-effective c...

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