BYD Americas chief says Mexico plant by year end, but no plans for exports to USA

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Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD has no plans of selling its passenger EVs in the US and finds the market "complicated" and "confusing", the CEO of its Americas operation said. S...

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Addionics to build $400 mn US facility to make copper anodes for batteries

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Israeli battery tech startup Addionics has announced its first manufacturing facility in the United States, as part of its planned $400 million investment into three-phase mul...

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Energy Vault starts construction on largest US green hydrogen storage

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Energy Vault announced it has started of construction on the Calistoga Resiliency Center (CRC), the largest green hydrogen storage project in the US. The project is being developed...

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US DoE announces $710 mn in loans to EV tech makers

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The US Department of Energy announced it has issued preliminary approval for nearly $710 million in loans to companies manufacturing electric vehicle (EV) components. The lion's sh...

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Ampcera's solid-state batteries surpass US DoE's fast-charging benchmarks

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Tucson-based battery innovator Ampcera recently claimed that its all-solid-state battery (ASSB) technology has achieved a fast-charging milestone of 0 to 80 percent ...

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Xpeng plans 30 new models to survive Chinese competition

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Chinese EV company Xpeng will launch 30 new models in the coming three years to survive what its Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng called a 'sea of blood' --- the competition between Ch...

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Solar, BESS will account for 81 percent of US new generation capacity addition in 2024

The US will add a whopping 62.8 GW of new utility-scale power generation capacity in 2024, and a massive 81 percent of that will consist of solar panels and battery storage, the US...

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Siemens Energy's $150 mn transformer plant could help US clear renewables' connectivity backlog

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German power equipment company Siemens Energy announced it would invest $150 million in the US to set up a new transformer facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. Construction will ...

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BYD takes aim at US market, evaluating EV plant in Mexico

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Chinese battery and electric vehicle powerhouse BYD is preparing to set up an EV factory in Mexico, the head of its Mexican operations told reporters. The company has launched a fe...

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Leading automakers' EV charging JV 'IONNA' begins operations in North America

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High-powered EV charging network IONNA has recently received regulatory approvals in North America, thereby officially commencing its business operations. The network plans to...

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Three companies plan scalable, modular 500 kg/day green H2 plant in Texas

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Three US companies are collaborating to set up the world's first 500 kg per day green hydrogen production facility in Houston, Texas. HNO International announced it would lead the ...

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Europe finalizes answer to US Inflation Reduction Act, aims to become net zero continent by 2050

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Europe on Tuesday framed new rules on local production of wind and solar power equipment, fuel cells and other green technologies, after an agreement involving lawmakers in the Eur...

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SunHydrogen, COTEC step up production of innovative green hydrogen panels

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Iowa-based SunHydrogen has initiated the scale-up phase for production of 1m² green hydrogen panels with its industrial partner COTEC from South Korea. The company's brea...

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US DoE announces $72 million to upgrade 46 hydroelectric projects

The US Department of Energy has announced major investments in the country's hydroelectric sector, with funding to upgrade 46 projects across 19 states. In a release, the DoE said ...

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Nikola's first 'HYLA' hydrogen refueling station launched in Southern California

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Zero-emission transport solutions firm Nikola Corporation, via its energy brand 'HYLA', has opened its first HYLA hydrogen refueling station in Southern California at 244...

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Understanding the US’s massive hydrogen 'battery', coming up in Utah

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Power companies in the USA, including oil major Chevron, are readying a massive hydrogen battery in the state of Utah. Two large salt caverns are being emptied – their salt dissolv...

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Volvo acquires Proterra's battery business for $210 mn in the US

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Volvo Group recently announced the successful acquisition of EV battery business from Proterra Inc. and its subsidiary Proterra Operating Company Inc., thereby bolstering its ...

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Tesla plans LFP battery supply chain in Nevada gigafactory

Tesla is bringing its supply chain for lithium iron phosphate batteries (LFP) to the US, media reports suggest. The electric vehicle maker is looking to expand its battery facility...

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GE Vernova to source LFP battery modules from Our Next Energy in US

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GE Vernova and Our Next Energy Inc. (ONE) have recently agreed to collaborate towards advancing battery energy storage solutions in the United States using locally manufactured bat...

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Tesla battery energy storage deployments reach new high in 2023

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Tesla's energy storage business has posted an explosive growth in the year 2023, as indicated by the company's annual financial results released recently. Over the course...

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US’s largest solar + battery project comes online in Kern County, California

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Edwards & Sanborn (E&S), the largest solar + battery storage project in the US, has come online in California, the project's operator and contractor announced. The project,...

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Origin picks Fluence for 300 MW battery at Mortlake project in Australia

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Origin Energy has selected Fluence to deliver a 300 MW / 650 MWh battery at its Mortlake Power Station in southwest Victoria. The energy storage system is anticipated to be commiss...

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GM-Honda JV starts production of hydrogen fuel cell power solutions

General Motors (GM) and Honda have announced the start of commercial production at Fuel Cell System Manufacturing LLC (FCSM), their equally-owned joint venture,...

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Sion Power, which uses compression on EV batteries, gets funding from LG Energy, others

US battery technology startup Sion Power announced the company has raised $75 million in Series A funding. The round was led by South Korean battery manufacturing giant LG Energy S...

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Plug Power begins liquid green hydrogen production at its Georgia facility

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Hydrogen tech firm Plug Power has recently started operation of what it claims as the largest electrolytic liquid green hydrogen plant and largest PEM...

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Panasonic eyes productivity boost before third battery plant in North America

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Panasonic might put its third battery plant in North America on hold and focus on boosting productivity instead, Group CEO Yuki Kusumi said in an interview. "I keep telling people ...

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Fluence milestone: crosses 20 GWh of energy storage systems globally

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Fluence Energy last week announced that the company had surpassed 20 GWh of deployed and contracted energy storage systems globally.  In a release, the company called this an ...

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Accelera, Daimler Truck, PACCAR plan 21 GWh battery plant in Mississippi

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Cummins' zero-emission division 'Accelera', Daimler Truck, and PACCAR have finalized the location for their joint battery cell manufacturing facility as Marshall County, ...

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US DoE announces $131 mn for R&D in EV battery, charging systems

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced more than $131 million for projects to advance research and development (R&D) in EV batteries and charging systems, ...

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New lithium extraction technology set for commerialization: Canada's IBAT leases portable DLE plant to client in US

Lithium mining company International Battery Metals (IBAT) announced that it had leased its portable direct lithium extraction plant to a customer in the Western United States. "Th...

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