FEV opens lab for customized battery systems, cells in Germany

German firm FEV, specializing in the development of tailor-made battery systems and their components for mobility, is expanding its service portfolio with a new...

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VDL bags order to assemble 125,000 battery modules for BMW Group

VDL demo line in Born where battery packs can be assembled in a semi-automatic manner. Source: VDL Groep

Netherlands-based VDL Groep is planning to kick-start serial-assembly of EV battery systems at its Mobility Innovation Centre (MIC) in Born. The company has recently...

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IONWAY: Umicore-PowerCo JV aims sustainable CAM, pCAM production in Europe

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Umicore and Volkswagen Group-backed battery company PowerCo have recently announced their joint venture - IONWAY - meant for large-scale industrial production of sustainable batter...

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Daily Shorts: Albemarle scraps Liontown purchase, E.ON risks falling behind RE transition, and more

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US lithium miner Albemarle withdrew its proposal to acquire Australia's Liontown Resources for A$6.6 billion, citing "growing complexities" over the deal. Following the announcemen...

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Low-emission hydrogen production set to more than triple by 2026: IEA report

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As per International Energy Agency's (IEA) Medium-Term Gas Report 2023, low-emission hydrogen production is set to triple over the medium term at the global level, primarily l...

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Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 long-haul electric truck promises 500 km range

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has unveiled the production-version of the brand's first battery-electric long-haul truck 'eActros 600' for global markets. The heavy-duty electric truck defin...

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JBM marks European entry with two electric buses at Busworld Europe 2023

JBM electric buses on display at Busworld Europe 2023. Source: Sustainable Bus

Indian electric bus maker JBM Electric Vehicles presented two of its latest e-bus products at the on-going Busworld Europe 2023 expo at Brussels, Belgium, thus marking the company'...

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Epsilon acquires Johnson Matthey’s LFP cathode tech center

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Battery material manufacturer Epsilon on Wednesday signed a deal to acquire British chemical company, Johnson Matthey's LFP (lithium, iron, and phosphate) cathode technology c...

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Hystar plans 4GW electrolyzer factory in Norway; plans to expand in North America

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Norway-based energy equipment company, Hystar AS on Tuesday said it will deliver a fully automated 4GW electrolyzer factory in Høvik, Norway in 2025. The construction of the electr...

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RWE confirms 35 MW/ 41 MWh BESS at its biomass plant in Netherlands

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German energy firm RWE has announced its first utility-scale battery storage project in the Netherlands at an investment of about € 24 million. With an installed&nbs...

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Nissan commits to electric-only cars in Europe; steps up electrification targets

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Nissan has announced its plans to achieve 100 percent EV sales in Europe by 2030, with all new models to be introduced in the European market from now to be all-elec...

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WESD 2023: EV battery manufacturing fast evolving in Europe; needs pro-active policy

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The 2023 edition of the World Energy Storage Day global conference organized by India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) witnessed critical discussions on the e-mobility and related ma...

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OCSiAl setting up graphene nanotube facility in Serbia

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Base materials firm OCSiAl is constructing a nanotube synthesis production facility near Belgrade, Serbia with an initial annual capacity of 60 tons of graphene nanotubes. It ...

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Daily Shorts: Indian cities to get 10,000 e-buses, HSBC allocates $1 bn for climate tech and more

India and the US will collaborate to deploy 10,000 made-in-India electric buses across Indian cities as part of their co-operation agreements. Under the agreement, US government ag...

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Daily Shorts: NZ bio-graphite start-up gets funding, Norway eyes 1 GW Iberdrola RE assets and more

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Norway's sovereign wealth fund is doubling a planned purchase of renewable energy assets from Iberdrola to 1 GW, according to Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias. In May, the fund had sai...

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Daily Shorts: Lyten raises $200 in Series B, Amazon buys credits for direct air capture

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Battery startup Lyten, Inc, announced it had raised $200 million in funding aimed at helping it scale up manufacturing and commercialize its first three product lines: Lithium-Sulf...

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Solaris wins order for 130 hydrogen fuel cell buses in Italy

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Polish bus maker Solaris has bagged record order for 130 hydrogen-powered buses from the municipal public transport operator TPER in the city of Bologna in Italy. The com...

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Project ICEBreaker to develop clean hydrogen powertrains for heavy-trucks

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In UK, leading automotive technology firms Viritech, HORIBA MIRA and Intelligent Energy have recently announced partnership to radically overhaul the architecture of...

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Daily Shorts: Repsol buys ConnectGen in RE pivot, IT honcho will ship solar power from Australia to Singapore, and more

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Spanish energy company Repsol acquired US renewable energy developer ConnectGen for $768 million, as part of the oil company's plan to pivot from fossil fuels to renewables. The an...

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Daily Shorts: Bridgepoint buys energy investment firm, Indonesia's PLN looks to shift from coal

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Asset fund manager Bridgepoint announced an agreement to buy energy investor Energy Capital Partners for $1.05 billion, and said the deal would be accretive to profit from day of c...

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Intelligent Energy's launches Hydrogen fuel cell system cars, LCVs in UK

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UK-based Intelligent Energy has unveiled its latest hydrogen fuel cell system - 'IE-DRIVE 100' - for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs). The system&...

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Daily Shorts: UK eases onshore wind norms, Stellantis says its cars can switch to e-fuels

The UK government has eased approvals for onshore wind projects in England supported by the local population. The proposals also aim to incentivise locals by offering them cheaper ...

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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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Weekend Roundup: EU may ask COP28 to phase out oil & coal, Italy gets 16 MTPA carbon storage capacity, and more

The EU could push for a global deal to phase out fossil fuels at COP28, a review of the bloc's draft negotiating position shows. Almost 200 countries are expected to attend the cli...

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Daily Shorts: Japanese scale up hydrogen play, US auctions wind sites in Gulf of Mexico

A Japanese-American group plans to produce e-methane in the US, which will be liquefied at the Cameron LNG terminal and exported to Japan from 2030. Image: Pexels

Japanese companies are scaling up their hydrogen act. Mitsui & Co, Mitsui Chemicals, IHI Corp and Kansai Electric said they will jointly study a hydrogen and ammonia supply cha...

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BMW to add high-voltage batteries logistics centre at Plant Leipzig

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BMW Group's Plant Leipzig located in the German state of Saxony is the pioneering facility for electromobility, which began assembling BMW i3 electric cars since 2014. The company ...

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Daily Shorts: Germany eyes geothermal, Malaysia readies EV champion

Germany plans to expand geothermal capacity 10 times by 2030, the country's chancellor said. Germany has some of Europe's biggest geothermal reserves, but has been slow to tap them...

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Daily Shorts: BYD plans battery plant in South Korea, Japan considers $14 bn green push

Japan is evaluating $14 billion in additional investments to promote local production of energy storage batteries, semiconductors and equipment used to make hydrogen, according to ...

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Daily Shorts: US okays 704 MW offshore wind farm, APA buys $1.1 bn Australian assets

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The US has greenlighted a 704 MW wind farm consisting of 65 wind turbines and two offshore sub-stations off the coast of Rhode Island, as part of plans to install 30 GW of offshore...

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Northvolt raises $1.2 bn for market expansion; rolls out first BESS at Dwa

Northvolt has announced that it has raised $1.2 billion in convertible notes to finance plans for its further European and North American expansion. The latest developmen...

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