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Battery
Battery | 04 June 2022

BASF, Nano One enter into a joint development agreement for lithium-ion battery materials

Under the JDA, the companies will co-develop a process with reduced by-products for commercial production of next-generation cathode active materials

Battery
Battery | 04 June 2022

LG Chem to establish cathode material JV with Chinese cobalt firm B&M

Both partners have committed KRW500 billion (approx. $403 million) toward the initiative by 2025

Battery
Battery | 04 June 2022

LG Chem, KEMCO form JV to produce battery materials in South Korea

The joint venture will produce precursors using not only metals produced and supplied by KEMCO, but also recycled metals extracted from waste scrap and waste batteries

Battery
Battery | 31 May 2022

Nippon Shokubai and Arkema enters into partnership to produce LiFSI electrolyte salt

This industrial project will support the development of the European battery value chain and participate in the global need for carbon-neutral mobility.

Battery
Battery | 30 May 2022

Mitsubishi Chemical to increase capacity for lithium-ion battery materials in China

Company has also begun to consider production and sales of graphite anode materials in US and Europe

Battery
Battery | 26 May 2022

Johnson Matthey announces sale of Battery Materials business to EV Metals for £50 million cash

Johnson Matthey will also receive a minority equity stake in EV Metals Group

Battery
Battery | 17 May 2022

Posco Holdings to invest in Taiwanese solid-state battery manufacturer ProLogium

The two parties will work together to develop and manufacture anode, cathode, and solid electrolyte materials that meet ProLogium's specifications for its proprietary solid state battery technology

Battery
Battery | 13 May 2022

Trafigura, Green Lithium enters into partnership for feedstock supply and equity investment

Under the newly-established relationship, Trafigura plans to supply lithium feedstock required for the planned UK-based refinery and invest equity in Green Lithium’s development phase funding round

Battery
Battery | 11 May 2022

WardWizard plans to set up Li-ion advance cells manufacturing plant

The association is aimed at facilitating a feasibility study and identification of potential partner for the manufacturing of Li-ion advance cells in India

Battery
Battery | 28 April 2022

Battery tech startup South 8 Technologies raises $12 million in series A funding

South 8 will leverage the funding to accelerate the commercialization of its patented Liquefied Gas Electrolyte (LiGas) technology for high-performance batteries for electric vehicle, grid storage, aerospace, and defense applications

Battery
Battery | 28 April 2022

Umicore and ACC enter strategic partnership for EV battery materials in Europe

Umicore will supply ACC’s future large-scale European battery plants with next-generation high nickel cathode materials out of its greenfield production plant in Nysa, Poland

Battery
Battery | 20 April 2022

JERA and Sumitomo Chemical partner on LIB recycling project

Through these initiatives, the two companies aim both to efficiently collect and reuse cathode materials and other battery materials without oxidization or degradation and to reduce CO2 emissions and costs

Battery
Battery | 18 April 2022

CATL partners with Indonesian firms on $6 bn battery materials project

Companies will work on nickel mining and processing, EV battery materials, EV battery manufacturing, and battery recycling

Battery
Battery | 14 April 2022

Epsilon Carbon partners with TMC on pre-feasibility study for polymetallic nodule processing plant in India

The focus of this collaboration would be on producing the lowest carbon footprint of manufacturing cathode precursors and will look to convert them to cathode active materials in India as well

Battery
Battery | 08 April 2022

Simple Energy, C4V to set up Li-ion cell manufacturing facility in India

Partnership will utilize cells with industry leading safety, higher energy density than LFP, faster charging, and longer life cycle based on C4V’s patented technology

Battery
Battery | 07 April 2022

Mitsui acquires 49% stake in ReNew Power’s renewable energy, battery storage project

The project’s commercial operations are expected to start in the third calendar quarter of 2023

Battery
Battery | 04 April 2022

Primobius opens Li-ion battery recycling plant in Germany

Commercial operation of the facility in Hilchenbach is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2022

Battery
Battery | 25 March 2022

Posco breaks ground on lithium plant in Argentina

The plant is expected to be completed in the first half of 2024 with an annual production capacity of 25,000 tons of lithium hydroxide

Battery
Battery | 23 March 2022

EU approves €209 million Hungarian aid for SK battery plant

European Commission's investigation concluded that Hungarian financial grant is in line with EU State aid rules

Battery
Battery | 22 March 2022

Eramet, SUEZ make progress in battery recycling project

Eramet has decided to launch industrialization studies in early 2022 to develop an integrated recycling solution covering the entire value chain from the dismantling of batteries to the production of nickel, cobalt and lithium salts suitable for the manufacture of new batteries.

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