Sungrow fire tests its 'PowerTitan' BESS to prove its safety and reliability

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Chinese PV and battery solutions firm Sungrow recently livestreamed a fire test of its full-size battery energy storage system (BESS) 'PowerTitan' to prove the safety and reliabili...

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​Amara Raja licenses prismatic, cylindrical cell technology from Gotion subsidiary GIB

Amara Raja announced it had tied up with leaing global battery manufacturing company Gotion High-Tech for LFP cell technology. The agreement was signed between Amara Raja Adva...

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Voith establishes hydrogen joint venture with Chinese tech group Weifu

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German technology firm Voith has recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Weifu High Technology Group, including the establishment of two joint ventures, towards...

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Mercedes-Stellantis combine halts work at gigafactory sites, considers switch to LFP cells

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Carmakers Mercedes and Stellantis have halted construction of their joint venture EV battery factories and are taking a relook at their EV battery plans. Reports say the two partne...

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What EU tariffs will do to trade with China

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Imports of Chinese electric vehicles to Europe would drop 25 percent if the continent imposed a 20 percent import tariff on vehicles from the Middle Kingdom, according to a report ...

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Architectural powerhouse designs buildings with built-in gravity energy storage

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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill --- the firm that designed the Burj Khalifa in Dubai --- has signed an exclusive partnership with Energy Vault and deve...

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Gotion showcases EV batteries that charge to 80 percent in > 10 mins

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China's Gotion High-Tech might have stolen a march on the rest of the world, including homegrown rival CATL, with the development of a car battery that can go from zero to 80 perce...

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Tesla breaks ground on $200 mn ESS plant in Shanghai, its first outside US

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Company has also reportedly told EV suppliers to set up capacity outside China and Taiwan from next year Tesla has broken ground in Shanghai on the company's first battery factory ...

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Gotion presents its latest battery innovations including all-solid-state battery


At the recently held 13th technology conference in Hefei, Chinese battery maker Gotion High-tech introduced three new battery products, including its first all-solid-state battery ...

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Stellantis JV to launch Leapmotor EVs in nine European countries from September

Stellantis announced a joint venture with the Chinese electric vehicle startup Leapmotor to retail EVs outside China. The venture, dubbed Leapmotor International, will be headquart...

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US alleges Chinese dumping, levies stiff tariffs on EVs, Li-ion batteries

The US announced new levies on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports, largely in the clean energy space, including a 100 percent tax on Chinese electric vehicles imported into the c...

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Energy Vault tests and commissions the world’s first commercial-scale gravity energy storage system

Leading grid-scale energy storage solutions provider, Energy Vault Holdings Inc., (Energy Vault) earlier in May announced that it has completed the testing and commissioning of the...

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NIO achieves 500,000 EV production feat; announces new EV brand 'ONVO'

Chinese automaker NIO recently rolled-out its 500,000th mass-produced electric vehicle off the production line at its its Factory Two (Nio F2) in Hefei, Anhui Province. F...

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China activates first large-scale sodium-ion battery

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China has started operation of its first large-scale sodium-ion battery storage station, the company operating the battery has announced. China Southern Power Grid Energy Storage, ...

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US considering higher tariffs on clean energy goods from China; 100 percent levy on EVs

A lineup of electric vehicles manufactured by China's BYD, the world's largest maker of EVs. Image: BYD

The US is considering a 100 percent levy on Chinese electric vehicles --- four times as much as the 25 percent tariff levied at present --- news reports quoting unidentified govern...

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NIO, GAC announces partnership on EV charging, battery swapping in China

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Chinese automakers NIO and Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for comprehensive and in-depth engagement in areas relating to EV charging...

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Battery giant CATL to power Beijing Hyundai’s future EV models

Leading battery producer, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) on Friday (April 25) signed a strategic partnership agreement with Beijing Hyundai to cooperate on Beijing H...

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China, leader in EVs, could overtake the world in hydrogen mobility too

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China might be stealing a march on the world yet again. The government is targeting to build at least 1,200 hydrogen refueling stations for mobility across the country by 2025, whi...

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Scientists demonstrate two new battery chemistries: water and calcium

The calcium-oxygen battery developed by scientists at China's Fudan University is stable in air and can be made into flexible fibres to produce next-generation wearables. Photo: Fudan University

Scientific teams working in Australia and China have demonstrated two new battery chemistries that could supplant lithium-ion batteries in the coming years, thus overcoming the pos...

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China completes testing of country's first hydrogen-powered train

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China has completed testing of the country's first hydrogen-powered train. The model, built by government-owned railway manufacturer CRRC, offers speed and range comparable to exis...

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Nio readies 'first' mass-produced 150 kWh semi-solid state EV battery pack

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Chinese automaker Nio recently announced the commercial roll-out of what can be called as one of the earliest solid state battery pack designed for EVs at the global level. Th...

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CATL's latest 'Tianheng' BESS claims zero degradation for 5 years

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Chinese battery giant CATL recently launched its latest battery energy storage system (BESS) named 'Tianheng' in China to tag the emerging domestic and global ESS markets.&nbs...

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Sinopec, TotalEnergies sign deal to produce SAF using Sinopec's waste oils

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced the company had signed an agreement with France's TotalEnergies to jointly produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in...

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CATL, Yutong jointly launch long-life commercial vehicle battery in China

Chinese Battery giant CATL and bus maker Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. have recently launched a 'long-life' EV battery pack meant for new energy commercial vehicles, with ...

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GM in talks with CATL to licence LFP battery tech, explore joint manufacturing

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Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is reportedly in discussions with US automaker General Motors for a deal that would licence the Chinese company'...

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BYD marks seven millionth New Energy Vehicle, becomes first to the mark

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BYD, the world's biggest new energy vehicle (NEV) company, produced its seven millionth NEV car on March 25, becoming the first company to cross the milestone. The target was achie...

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CATL, BAIC, Xiaomi to build a joint battery cell facility in Beijing

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Chinese firms CATL, Beijing Automotive Group Co. (BAIC) and Xiaomi Auto are joining hands to establish a joint venture named 'Beijing Era New Energy Techno...

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After batteries, China eyes green hydrogen capacity in Vietnam

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Huadian Group, a Chinese government-owned undertaking, is looking to set up a $2.4 billion green hydrogen plant in Vietnam, news emerged. The company has partnered with Vietnam's M...

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Western Australia begins construction on 500 MW Collie BESS project

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Synergy, the government-owned utility of Australia's Western Australia state, announced it had begun construction of its third grid-scale battery as part of efforts to move away fr...

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Li Auto targets over 5,000 supercharging stations by 2025 in China

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Chinese EV maker Li Auto is stepping-up its charging infrastructure efforts in the country, to meet the emerging needs of the electric car market, as the company is planning to lau...

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