Toshiba demos next-gen li-ion battery with niobium titanium oxide anodes

From left: Toshihiko Takaoka, VP of Toshiba's Battery Division; Ricardo Lima, CEO of CBMM; Koichi Yamaguchi, President & CEO for the Americas of Sojitz Corp.; and Yutaka Sata, CTO of Toshiba. Source: Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, along with its partners Sojitz Corporation and CBMM, has announced the development of a next generation lithium-ion battery that uses niobium titaniu...

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EU pledges funding for 10GW Brazilian hydrogen project for European exports

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RE developer Green Energy Park's (GEP) proposed 10 GW green hydrogen and ammonia facility in the Brazilian state of Piaui is set to receive funding from EU's €2bn Global ...

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Daily Shorts: Snam plans H2 pipeline, esVolta gets $170 mn for California energy storage, and more

First Citizens Bank announced it served as the lead agent on a $170 million credit facility extended to esVolta, a company that develops, owns and operates utility-scale battery en...

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Weekend Roundup: China limits graphite exports, Tevva seeks new merger partner, and more

China restricted the export of some graphite products from December, in what is seen as a counter to a US freeze on transfer of semiconductor technology to the Middle Kingdom. Chin...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Brazil and Latin America

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made pro...

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Daily Roundup: Opel plans EV at half the average price, Petrobras eyes biofuel refinery in Brazil

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Stellantis-owned marque Opel plans to offer an EV for about €25,000 from around 2026, the company's CEO Florian Huettl said. That's less than half the current average price for an ...

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Daily Shorts: Tesla range under scanner, Canada clears four wind farms to drive green hydrogen plants

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Tesla is under the scanner of US authorities over vehicle range claims, media reports indicate. The Wall Street Journal reported federal prosecutors are looking into the company's ...

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Daily Shorts: Indonesia rolls out red carpet for EV makers, Brazil's Eletrobras to buy 15 RE companies

Indonesia, which blends palm oil in diesel, has started blending bioethanol in petrol. Image: Pexels

Indonesia is in talks with Tesla and BYD and preparing a fresh set of incentives to attract the EV manufacturers, a government minister said. The incentives will be benchmarked aga...

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BYD to spend $620 mn for three-plant complex in Brazil

BYD says one of the three plants will be dedicated to electric trucks. Image: BYD

China's BYD will spend $620 million to set up a new, three-complex in the Camacari industrial park in northeastern Brazil, the company announced. BYD's announcement comes on the ba...

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Indian PSU scouts lithium blocks in Latin America, in advanced talks with Argentina: report

The talks in Argentina are being held through KABIL, a joint sector PSU that is also scouting for opportunities in Chile and Brazil. Image: Pexels

The Government of India is in advanced talks with Argentina to acquire "multiple lithium blocks" in the country, as part of its strategy to secure critical minerals, according to a...

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Brazil's Gerdau to invest $667 mn for sustainable expansion of iron ore mine

Ore from the expansion will be channelled into four steel production units located in the same state as the mine, Gerdau said. Image: Pexels

Brazil's Gerdau SA will invest $667 million in brownfield expansion of its Miguel Burnier iron ore mine. The company said the expansion would be "sustainable" and reduce emissions ...

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Thyssenkrupp Nucera, Unigel agree to up Brazilian Green H2 plant capacity to 240 MW

thyssenkrupp nucera and Unigel have signed a MoU to increase the capacity of the green hydrogen plant that Unigel is developing in Bahia, Brazil, from 60 MW to 240 MW of water...

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Global Progress in 'Green' transition: Brazil and Latin America

Energy storage solutions, whether applied to the power grid or EVs, make systems more flexible and are suitable for meeting low cost, low carbon electricity demands. Following is a...

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Daimler Buses affirms dual-track strategy based on batteries and hydrogen

Daimler Buses has announced that it aims to offer locally CO2-neutral vehicles based on batteries and hydrogen in every segment by 2030. The initial focus will be on the core marke...

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Aker Horizons, Statkraft partners to explore green H2, ammonia prospects in India and Brazil

Aker Horizons, through its portfolio company Aker Clean Hydrogen, and Statkraft have signed collaboration agreements to jointly explore opportunities for green hydrogen and ammonia...

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