UK government reveals massive investment into Scottish tidal power

The government has announced it will invest a staggering £20m in Tidal Stream electricity each year across the UK, unlocking vast potential for Scottish...

The urgency of European battery material recycling

The European Commission collaborates with Batteries Europe to release ‘Roadmap on Raw Materials and Recycling’ report. Batteries Europe released its report on, 24 November, underlining...

Daimler battery recycling plant to be in Kuppenheim

Daimler has confirmed plans to build a new battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany to expand operations. Although rumours about a planned battery recycling plant...

Developing high-performance MXene electrodes for future battery

Scientists at City University have analysed electrochemical Nb2CTx MXene electrodes as a possible next generation battery material. The two-dimensional MXene has been a rising star...

Disrupting the battery recycling supply chain for renewable energy

Retriev Technologies president, Shane Thompson, is redefining the renewable energy future by tapping the power and potential of lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere. They are in smartphones and computers, and they even fuel the invisible powerhouse we call the...

Single-atom dimer electrocatalyst for green hydrogen production

Researchers discover that nickel-cobalt metal dimer on nitrogen-doped carbon can catalyse electrolysis under both acidic and alkaline conditions. The increasingly foreboding threats of climate change, companied with the limited reservoir of fossil fuels, has made it necessary for scientists to...

The evolution of nanomaterials innovation in Canada

Marie D’Iorio, Founder and President of NanoCanada, spoke to Innovation News Netowrk about the evolving nanomaterials landscape in Canada and NanoCanada’s role in accelerating innovation within the sector. Nanomaterials are materials that possess one external dimension, measuring 1-100nm. They can...

From high-grade Sri Lankan vein graphite mines to lithium-ion battery anodes

Don Baxter, CEO at Ceylon Graphite Corp, describes how the company will evolve into a stand-alone battery technology company through its access to the highest grade battery-quality graphite mines. Ceylon Graphite (CYL) is a public company listed on the TSX...

How lithium battery elements will power future EV batteries

Andrew Phillips, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer at Lithium Power International Ltd, analyses the rapid development of batteries and how they are driven by the demands of EV makers. Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are growing rapidly as motorists...

Battery material demands for EV batteries

Dr James Edmonson and Dr Alex Holland, Senior Technology Analysts at IDTechEx, examine EV battery cell and pack trends, including the varying battery material demands. 2021 is cementing the electric car’s dominant position in the auto industry’s future as OEMs...

Transforming bauxite residue waste into critical materials

An environmentally friendly proprietary separation process will allow ElementUS to transform bauxite residue waste into valuable products that enable green technology. Bauxite residue is a waste by-product in the alumina refining business. The more colloquial term for it is ‘red...

Optimising batteries made from recycled materials

How using a novel process called Hydro-to-Cathode™ battery recycling can result in better performance than batteries made from new materials. As the demand for greater electrification of vehicles intensifies to reduce overall global carbon emissions and fossil fuel consumption, the...

Ultrafast battery charging using fully new anode material

Researchers at the University of Twente highlight new material nickel niobate that has desirable properties even after multiple cycles of ultrafast battery charging. According to researchers, using nickel niobate for the anode of lithium-ion batteries, can improve the charging speed...

Graphite One: ground-breaking graphite project for a growing market

Anthony Huston, President, CEO and Director at Graphite One, outlines the largest graphite project in North America, and largest critical mineral project in the US. Envisioned as a vertically integrated supply chain solution to mine, process and manufacture high-grade coated...

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