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

Lawmakers in the European Parliament agreed to the Net Zero Industry Act on Tuesday. Image: Pexels

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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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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US utility-scale battery storage to double, led by additions in California, Texas

America's battery storage capacity is likely to double in 2024, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said. Data shows battery storage capacity in the US would increase by...

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Gotion rolls out first battery packs from its Fremont facility in US

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Chinese battery manufacturer Gotion High-tech recently announced the official roll-out of battery packs off the production line at the its Fremont factory ...

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Eramet, Vibrantz ink manganese ore supply agreement for Mn-based battery techs

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French mining firm Eramet and American chemical coatings company Vibrantz Technologies announced a 10-year supply agreement for manganese ore late last month, an essentia...

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Hindalco confirms deal with C4V for battery-grade aluminum foils

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Indian aluminum supplier Hindalco Industries is reported to have signed an MoU with American battery manufacturer Charge CCCV (C4V) for the supply of coated battery foils and ...

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Electric aviation: US regional carrier JSX buys 130 hybrid planes, option for 200 more

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US regional carrier JSX has placed orders for more than 130 hybrid-electric aircraft from three manufacturers, in a move heralding the arrival of electric aviation. JSX is acquirin...

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Form Energy gets $30 mn from California for 100-hour capacity iron-air battery

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Form Energy has received $30 million from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to build a project capable of discharging energy for 100 hours.  The company will use the mone...

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US, India governments launch task force to promote energy storage technologies

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US-India Energy Storage Task Force, set up by US Department of Energy and India's Ministry of Power to promote energy storage technologies in both nations, will launch on December ...

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John Cockerill setting up alkaline electrolyzer gigafactory in Houston

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John Cockerill has recently commenced the construction of a new gigafactory in Baytown in Houston, Texas where the group will operate the "first alkaline electrolyze...

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US utility disconnects CATL batteries citing security concerns, sparking row

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An American company has disconnected large-scale CATL batteries attached to a US military base after politicians raised security concerns, in turn sparking angry reactions from the...

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