Scientists demonstrate two new battery chemistries: water and calcium

Scientific teams working in Australia and China have demonstrated two new battery chemistries that could supplant lithium-ion batteries in the coming years, thus overcoming the pos... Read More

VinFast gears up to break ground for an integrated EV facility in Tamil Nadu

Vietnam's leading electric auto manufacturer, VinFast, has announced that will break ground for its integrated electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Thoothukudi City... Read More

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

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... Read More

NTPC announces India's largest green H2 plant as country eyes transport pilot

The Pudimadaka Green Hydrogen Hub, coming up in Andhra Pradesh, will likely require 4 GW of electrolyzers and at least 8 GW of renewable energy  NTPC, India's state-owned powe... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

Powin, Pulse Clean Energy to deploy 50 MW/ 110 MWh BESS in Scotland

Energy storage platform provider Powin has announced an agreement with energy assets developer Pulse Clean Energy for the deployment of a 50 MW/ 110 MWh battery... Read More

BluSmart becomes zero-emissions company following deal for 30 MW green power

India's all-electric ride hailing company BluSmart has signed a multi-year power purchase agreement with Tata Power to source green power, in the process becoming India's first mob... Read More

Stellantis Pro One begins H2-powered vehicle deliveries to HYSETCO

Stellantis Pro One, the commercial vehicle business unit of the automotive group, has announced the commencement of fleet deliveries of Peugeot-branded 'e-Expert' hydrogen fuel-cel... Read More

India might open nuclear power to private investment, eyes 11,000 MW of new capacity

The Government of India is planning to throw open its nuclear sector to private investment to achieve its target of emissions-free power, Reuters reports, quoting government source... Read More

Xpeng plans 30 new models to survive Chinese competition

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... Read More

Ashok Leyland breaks ground for a greenfield plant to build electric buses

Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has announced the ground-breaking of its new integrated commercial vehicle plant focused on green mobility, whic... Read More

BYD goes upscale, plans to launch multiple luxury models this year

Chinese carmaker BYD plans to launch a number of "high-end luxury" models by the end of this year, the company told the Hong Kong stock market in an exchange filing. The move refle... Read More

Queensland begins work on 250 MW/ 500 MWh Swanbank BESS

Queensland state has started construction work on one of the biggest batteries in Australia: a 250 MW/ 500 MWh system at Swanbank that will offer two hours of storage capacity. Que... Read More

Stellantis evaluates building Leapmotor EVs at Mirafiori complex in Italy

Carmaker Stellantis could build up to 150,000 low-cost electric vehicles (EVs) at the company's Mirafiori complex in Turin from 2026 or 2027, news reports say. The company is repor... Read More

Tata Power eyes 2,800 MW of pumped hydro storage capacity

Tata Power Company is looking to set up 2,800 MW of pumped hydro storage capacity at an investment of around ₹15,000 crore, CEO Praveer Sinha told reporters. He said the company wo... Read More

Lion Storage's 'Mufasa': 'Largest' utility-scale BESS in Netherlands to be ready by 2026

Battery energy storage developer Lion Storage has announced its its flagship battery storage project 'Mufasa', with a nameplate capacity of 364 MW/ 1,457 MWh lo... Read More

ACL Energy-led JV to develop 3 battery storage projects totaling 395MW in Italy

Milan-based battery storage developer ACL Energy has recently announced a joint venture partnership with large-scale operator BW ESS and Penso Power, a London-based ... Read More

Octopus Energy kick-starts vehicle-to-grid tariff for EVs in UK

Energy tech firm Octopus Energy has recently launched vehicle-to-grid (V2G) tariff 'Octopus Power Pack' in the United Kingdom, the country's first mass market V2G scheme,... Read More

Wärtsilä's next-gen BESS all-set for its first customer deployment in Scotland

Wärtsilä has announced the supply of a 300 MW/ 600 MWh battery energy storage system to Zenobē, an electric vehicle fleet and battery storage specialist, in Kil... Read More

VinFast launches EVs in Indonesia; to establish nationwide charging network

Vietnamese automaker VinFast is debuting the company's first range of right-hand drive electric cars at the on-going Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2024. The brand'... Read More

M&M evaluates giga factory in India, signs supply agreement for Volkswagen EV platform

Indian auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is considering whether to open a battery plant in India, group CEO and MD Anish Shah told reporters. "We are going to look at… o... Read More

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... Read More

Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s... Read More

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

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... Read More

Blue Planet acquires majority stake in Mahindra Waste to Energy Solutions

Singapore-based waste management company, Blue Planet Environmental Solutions (Blue Planet) announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Mahindra Waste To... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

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... Read More

Kochi, world's first fully solar-powered airport, set to add 1,000 KW green hydrogen plant

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), the company that runs the Kochi airport, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd to establish a gree... Read More

IOC increases holdings in Phinergy to 17%; Move to fortify Phinergy’s telecom backup power biz

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC), India's state-owned multinational energy company has completed the second round of investment in Israel-based, Phinergy, bringing its holding in t... Read More

Cleantech funding hits record, but falls short of what net zero pathways require

Brookfield's latest fundraise and the record money pumped into the energy transition sector last year show investors have an appetite for cleantech risk. The world needs more of it... Read More