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Budget to boost investment in renewable energy sector

Cheering the government’s proposal to set up mega manufacturing plants for solar cells, batteries and solar charging infrastructure, industry experts said the move will give a boost to the sunrise industry and Make in India programme. The industry experts, however, noted that such initiatives would require larger support structure in the form of soft loans, […]

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Researchers improve recycling process for lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have improved the recycling process for the lithium-ion batteries. The new process claims to be safer and uses less energy, according to a new study. The details were published in the Journal of Advanced Energy Materials. The new recycling method involves collecting cathode particles from spent lithium-ion batteries. The mixture is then heat treated […]

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Panasonic studying further investments in Tesla gigafactory: Report

Panasonic is reportedly reviewing its investments in battery production. According to Reuter, the company following a Nikkei report that stated that the “two had frozen spending plans”, said- Panasonic is studying further investments in battery production at its gigafactory joint venture with Tesla. This is actually deepening concerns about demand for the carmaker’s electric vehicles. […]

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Do solar panels and home batteries save energy?

The energy produced over the lifetime of typical rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount and then eventually recycle them. But adding a home battery usually lowers those dividends, according to new research from Stanford University. Previous studies estimated the energy output to be about nine times […]

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Mercedes-Benz Cars lays foundation for a battery factory in Germany

With the symbolic foundation laying ceremony for the first battery factory, the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant in Germany is advancing its transformation into a high-tech location for electric mobility. The new battery factory at the Brühl sub-plant is an important component in the global battery production network within the production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars comprising a […]

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Tata AutoComp signs a JV with Guoxuan Hi-Tech to supply battery packs for EVs

Tata AutoComp Systems on Thursday signed a joint venture with Chinese firm Guoxuan Hi-Tech to design, engineer, manufacture and supply battery packs for electric vehicles (EVs). The joint-venture company has started a prototype manufacturing operation in Pune. The prototype facility was inaugurated by Arvind Goel, MD and CEO, Tata AutoComp Systems and Zhen Li, chairman, […]

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Tesla looking to get batteries from CATL to power its Model 3 cars: Report

Elon Musk-led Tesla Inc is reportedly gearing up to incorporate Chinese battery into its Model 3 cars. According to Bloomberg the E-Car manufacturing giant Tesla is in talks with Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) for rechargeable batteries that can power its Model 3 cars. The publication citing sources familiar with the […]

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Scientists increases capacity of lithium-ion batteries increased by 15 per cent

Scientists say they have increased the capacity of lithium-ion batteries — used in mobile phones, laptops and electric vehicles — by 15 per cent. The efficiency was increased by adding a solid electrolyte to the battery’s cathode or the positively charged electrode, said researchers from Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in Russia. […]

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SolarEdge Acquires Kokam, A Provider of Li-Ion Cells, Batteries, And Energy Storage Solutions

SolarEdge has announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a major stake in Kokam Co., Ltd.  Headquartered in South Korea. Kokam is a provider of Lithium-ion battery cells, batteries and energy storage solutions. Founded in 1989, Kokam has been manufacturing Lithium-ion cells and providing reliable, safe, high-performance battery solutions for the past […]

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RELiON Battery Announces New Facilities in Southern California and Shenzhen, China

As RELiON Battery continues to grow, the company has expanded its team into two new areas – Whittier, California and Shenzhen, China. The expansion of the company’s locations is part of RELiON’s continued investment in meeting the engineering demands for high performance energy solutions. The company, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has offices on three continents […]

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