Batteries

Geyser Batteries manufacturing carbon footprint significantly lower than the industry average

Geyser Batteries, a Finnish cleantech startup offering its customers high-performance batteries designed on its proprietary water-based electrochemical technology, has joined forces with VTT and quantified its manufacturing carbon footprint, found it significantly below the industry average. Battery industry is notorious for the high CO2 emissions, and sustainable energy storages for …

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Nexeon Appoints Senior Battery Technology Executive as CTO

Nexeon, the company developing advanced silicon materials for next generation lithium ion batteries, has appointed Liya Wang as its Chief Technology Officer. Dr Wang has a strong background in battery and materials development, as well as wide international experience. He joins Nexeon from XG Sciences in the United States where …

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VINATech finishes new factory for hydrogen fuel cell materials

This new factory will be based in Wanju, South Korea, located nearby to VINATech’s main Super Capacitor and R&D Centre in Jeon-Ju. The latest site will be producing Fuel Cell materials for the fast growing Mobile and Stationary Markets which are considered the premier methods to solving the Global Net …

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EDF and SWGT announce long-term innovative optimisation agreement for flagship battery project

SWGT, a leading independent battery storage asset manager in the UK, have recently signed an innovative long-term battery optimisation agreement with EDF. The partnership will see SWGT’s 30MW utility scale battery storage asset optimised across a variety of grid flexibility schemes, as well as through EDF’s market leading trading platform, …

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Belgium’s biggest battery park set to open in 2021

EStor-Lux is set to establish Belgium’s largest battery park in Bastogne in a partnership with Centrica Business Solutions which will be responsible for the operating and enhancing the revenue received from the batteries. The battery park will function as a virtual power plant, making efficient use of the available supply …

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Reliable Secondary Protection for Battery Packs in High-Current Applications from ATC Semitec

Safe operation is the top priority for Li-ion batteries. While conventional current fuses only offer protection against high current incidents, the SCHOTT SEFUSE® D6SE-45 Battery Logic Fuse provides additional protection against overcharging. These miniature surface mount battery logic fuses reliably cut off in case of overcurrent during discharge or overcharge. …

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AMETEK Specialty Metal Products Sees Rise in Demand for High Purity Nickel Strip for Battery Applications Across Multiple Sectors

Specialty metal strip and wire manufacturer, AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP), is not letting the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic affect its operations. The business is reporting increased levels of global demand for its high purity nickel strip products across a number of sectors. AMETEK SMP’s precision nickel strip is …

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Battery Manufacturer Britishvolt announces collaboration with Pininfarina to create UK’s first Gigaplant

Manufacturer Britishvolt announces a collaboration with renowned Italian design house Pininfarina, to build the UK’s first large-scale battery gigaplant at the former RAF base of Bro Tathan, Wales. The Pininfarina legacy spans more than 90 years at the forefront of innovative automotive design, and more recently an expansion into the field …

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Wales preferred location for Britishvolt’s landmark battery gigafactory

Battery manufacturer, Britishvolt, announces the down selection of two promising sites for the UK’s first 30 plus GWh gigafactory, from an initial 42 locations, with Bro Tathan in South Wales leading the way. The battery industry is forecast to be worth £5 billion domestically by 2025, and the demand for …

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Battery care when forklift fleets get back to work

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries is reminding businesses to treat the live wet chemistry in lead-acid batteries with due care when bringing trucks back into use, otherwise capacity could be seriously reduced. Stuart Browne, General Manager at Hoppecke UK, says: “These days, more than 98 per cent of warehouse fleets are electric and …

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