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CBI launches technical roadmap to boost advanced lead battery design

The Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI) has unveiled its technical roadmap towards advanced lead battery design and manufacturing in Europe.

Using silver to advance the development of microbial fuel cells

Researchers at University of California Los Angeles have made a significant advancement in the development of microbial fuel cells.

Scientists solve energy efficiency mystery of lithium-ion batteries

A team of international researchers have solved a long-standing mystery of poor energy efficiency in lithium-ion batteries.

Italvolt signs purchasing agreement to develop giant gigafactory in Italy

Italvolt has signed a purchasing agreement for one million square metres of land in Scarmagno to advance the development of its gigafactory.

Optimising light-powered battery and fuel cell design with ultraviolet light

Researchers from the University of Tsukuba are enhancing light-powered battery and fuel cell design by utilising ultraviolet light pulses to access ion conductor properties.

UK science funding boost worth £113m will support future science leaders

Almost 100 of the UK’s next-generation of science leaders will be granted a total £113m science funding boost to facilitate the commercialisation of their innovations and tackle global challenges from the climate crisis to chronic illness.

Metrology and standards for the UK energy storage industry

Dr Juyeon Park of the National Physical Laboratory discusses the development and commercialisation of high energy density batteries.

Achieving a net zero future for Greater Manchester and beyond

Amer Gaffar, Director of the Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre, discusses the challenges involved in creating a low-carbon economy.

The ReLiB project: optimising material management of lithium-ion batteries

Professor Paul Anderson and Dr Gavin Harper discuss how the ReLiB project will achieve sustainable management and recycling of lithium-ion batteries.

Addressing the threat of lithium battery fires in electrical waste

The Batteries Roundtable outline the key advice in their recent report aiming to reduce lithium battery fires and improve the environmental impact of electrical waste and its processing.

Australia’s $7.4bn diversified battery industry opportunity

Stedman Ellis, Chief Executive Officer of the FBICRC, details how the diversified battery industry offers a $7.4bn opportunity for Australia.

Rivalling lithium-ion performance with major refinement to zinc-ion batteries

A team of scientists has made a significant breakthrough in producing high-performance zinc-ion batteries that may rival lithium-ion cells.

Janus graphene to facilitate sustainable sodium-ion batteries

Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology have developed a concept for high-performance, sustainable sodium-ion batteries using Janus graphene.

Preventing irreversible energy loss in batteries with novel technique 

Researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have developed an innovative method for preventing irreversible energy loss in batteries. 

UK organisations collaborate to advance prototype solid-state batteries

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by a consortium of seven UK-based organisations to enhance solid-state batteries.

£91m funding for green automotive technology innovation

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced government and industry funding of £91m for green automotive technology, including hydrogen engines and ultra-fast charging electric vehicle batteries.

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United Lithium Corp reveals three-phase lithium drilling programme

United Lithium Corp has announced its three-phase lithium drilling programme that is due to start after its acquisition of Bergby Lithium Project from Leading Edge Materials Corp.

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As the use of battery powered technology becomes more widespread, the demand for  battery production and innovative battery technology to increase usage longevity becomes an ever more pressing issue.

The development of more efficient battery technology and the rate at which the battery production sector can evolve will undoubtedly have an impact on the speed at which we can achieve a more sustainable green energy sector.

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Calorimetry for the development of an improved sodium-ion battery

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Kempower: building long-lasting fast chargers for electric vehicles

Environmental proofing and comprehensive cloud services are the secret to reliable, fast and long-lasting electric vehicle chargers with low life cycle costs. Kempower builds electric...

KIT helps to develop more efficient modular battery packs with the HELIOS project

The Batteries – Calorimetry and Safety group at KIT helps to develop safer, more efficient battery packs in the Horizon 2020 project HELIOS. The Batteries...

Improving battery safety through calorimetric studies

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Assessing the environmental impact of spodumene mining and processing

Dr John L Burba, CEO of International Battery Metals Inc, highlights the need to focus on the environmental impact of spodumene mining and the wider lithium production industry.

Greenland mine provides unique green opportunity for rare earth minerals

Eclipse Metals is uncovering the exceptional potential of the unique Ivittuut mine site in Greenland, which it acquired earlier this year.

Scientists develop a unique stretchable battery powered by sweat

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created an innovative soft and stretchable battery powered by human sweat.