BYD's battery arm FinDreams vows to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045

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Chinese automaker BYD's battery manufacturing division FinDreams Battery has recently announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality in all its operations and supply ch...

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Panasonic to invest in NMG to boost EV battery supply chain in North America

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Panasonic Energy has signed a seven-year offtake agreement for the supply of natural graphite with Canada-based Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (NMG), a renowned manufacturer...

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LG Energy signs second offtake agreement with WesCEF to secure stable supply of lithium

LG Energy Solutions, one of the leading producers of lithium-ion batteries for automotive, IT, and energy storage systems on Wednesday announced that it has sig...

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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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Tata Technologies to help fast-track Agratas' battery development efforts

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Tata Group subsidiaries Agratas and Tata Technologies recently announced their collaboration to scale former's product development and enterprise systems, ...

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Amara Raja giga factory will start operations next year

Leading automotive battery maker Amara Raja will have the first giga factory up and running before the end of next year, President Vijayanand Samudrala told the India Battery Manuf...

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KABIL to invest ₹211 crore for exploration of lithium blocks in Argentina

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India's KABIL (Khanij Bidesh India Ltd) has announced an investment of ₹211 crore ($25.712 million) over a period of five years for exploration stage activities...

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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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South Korea announces $29 billion to help its battery companies 'reduce foreign dependence'

South Korea on Wednesday announced plans to provide $29 billion in financing over the next five years to strengthen its battery industry and reduce reliance on foreign nations for ...

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Altmin, YLB ink strategic partnership on lithium, C-LFP technology

Indian battery materials firm Altmin and YLB, Bolivia's public company for lithium deposits, have officially signed a strategic agreement to advance their partnershi...

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Epsilon announces $650 million battery components and anode plant in USA

The move assumes significance considering China has moved to restrict graphite exports from December  Indian battery components maker Epsilon Advanced Materials (EAM) announce...

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EcoProBM, SK On, Ford to build C$1.2B cathode manufacturing plant in Québec

Graphic rendering of the cathode manufacturing plant under construction in Quebec. Source: Ford

SK On, EcoProBM and Ford recently announced a joint investment of C$1.2 billion to build a cathode manufacturing facility in Québec, Canada. Scheduled to begin produ...

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IESW 2023: Naveen Goudar, Managing Director, India - Atotech Group | Interview

"As a technology-agnostic upstream solutions company, MKS Atotech is ready for the clean energy epoch, but the real question, are the battery manufacturers and other clean ene...

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New kid on the bloc: India joins global critical mineral partnership

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In one of the key developments during PM Modi's recent state visit to the US, India was included as the newest partner in the Mineral Security Partnership (MSP), a global init...

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Morrow Batteries, Eldrift get into long-term Battery supply agreement for BESS solutions

Norway-based companies Morrow Batteries and Eldrift have recently agreed to establish a long-term supply of batteries for the latter's battery energy storage solutions. This p...

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Mercedes-Benz to source Battery-grade Lithium Hydroxide from Rock Tech Lithium in Germany

German-Canadian startup Rock Tech Lithium Inc. has commenced the ground works for its lithium plant in Guben, Brandenburg in Germany to supply Mercedes-Benz with battery-grade lith...

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Enel X, MIDAC partner to develop Lithium Battery recycling plant in Italy

Enel X and MIDAC are engaging in R&D activities to build Italy's first major recycling plant for lithium batteries used in electric vehicles, industrial systems, and stationary...

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India-Australia Critical Minerals Partnership eyes 5 Lithium, Cobalt projects

India and Australia have reached a major milestone in working towards investment in critical minerals projects to develop supply chains between the two countries. The countries hav...

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NIO's first EV battery plant could come up in Hefei with a capacity of 40 GWh

Chinese pure-electric automaker NIO is planning to build its first battery plant to make cylindrical battery cells on its own for its electric cars, according to Reuters' rece...

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GM to invest $650m in Lithium Americas to develop largest lithium source in US

American automaker General Motors and Lithium Americas recently announced an investment agreement to develop the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, which is claimed as the...

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Battery cell manufacturing: Trailing the Giga factory trend

Taking a look at the mushrooming of mega-sized battery cell manufacturing plants: why JVs between auto OEMs and cell makers can secure steady demand, but also why it makes sense fo...

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Europe gears for a competitive battery value chain

Europe's battery demand is skyrocketing year on year, with applications in the e-mobility and stationary storage domains taking a stark lead over consumer electronic goods' applica...

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NEO Battery Materials signs MoU on recycling silicon from solar cell

Vancouver-based developer of silicon anode materials NEO Battery Materials Ltd has announced the signing of a MOU with an Asia-based producer of high-...

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IBSCS 2022: India’s aspirations in battery making and global supply chain affirmed

"Our vision is very clear. We want India to be a global manufacturer and supplier of batteries adhering to the best of quality and energy efficiency parameters. We want to create a...

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LG Chem investing $ 3 billion for cathode manufacturing facility in US

LG Chem has announced the signing of a MoU with the state of Tennessee to establish a new cathode manufacturing facility in Clarksville, with an investment of more than U...

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Green Lithium large-scale merchant lithium refinery in UK announced

United Kingdom's first-ever merchant lithium refinery to supply battery grade materials for use in the electric vehicle, renewable energy and consumer technology supply chains has ...

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Northern Territory govt. ink MoU with Aleees and Avenira to set up battery cathode mfg. plant in Darwin

The Northern Territory Government has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Taiwanese company, Aleees, and Perth-based Avenira Ltd, to develop a...

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Syrah Technologies bags DOE loan for expansion of its Active Anode Materials facility

Syrah Resources Limited has announced its entry into a binding documentation for a loan facility up to $ 102 million from the US Department of Energy to Syrah Technologies, LL...

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IESA and FBICRC join forces for strengthening the battery supply chain ecosystem in India

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australian Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI...

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