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Gigafactory

UK’s largest Gigafactory for lithium-ion battery production is endorsed

West Midlands Gigafactory, receives the green light to accelerate its journey to deliver a Gigafactory in the West Midlands. The West Midlands Gigafactory joint venture...
solid-state batteries

Heat treatment to reduce resistance in solid-state batteries

Researchers introduce a strategy to restore solid-state batteries low electrical resistance, exploring their underlying reduction mechanism. All-solid-state lithium batteries have become the new requirement in...
sustainable

A new strategy implemented to develop post-lithium-ion batteries

Researchers at the Bristol Composites Institute (BCI) have developed a controllable unidirectional ice-templating strategy that can tailor post-lithium-ion batteries' electrochemical performances sustainably and with...
battery

Significant improvements to be implemented in battery cell production  

Scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have discovered how to make battery cell production quick, inexpensive, flexible and to a high standard.  A...
lithium metal battery performance

Reactive electrolyte additives improve lithium metal battery performance

A research team demonstrated that electrolyte additives increase the lifetime of lithium metal batteries, improving the performance of fast charging and discharging. Professor Nam-Soon Choi’s...

EIT InnoEnergy: supporting battery recycling in Europe

Johan Söderbom, Thematic Leader for Smart Grid and Energy Storage at EIT InnoEnergy, discusses the investment into French battery recycling start-up, MECAWARE, and the...
batteries

New oxide-ion conductors can contribute to a greener future

A recent collaborative study, including scientists from Tokyo Institute of Technology, have discovered stable and high oxide-ion conductors based on a new hexagonal perovskite-related...
International Lithium Association (ILiA)

International Lithium Association (ILiA) welcomes new members

The global voice of the lithium industry, International Lithium Association, welcomes 12 new Associate Members. International Lithium Association (ILiA), the new not-for-profit trade body representing...

Aqualithium pioneers search for new sustainable source of lithium

A UK company has made a major breakthrough to find a new source of lithium used in electric vehicle batteries. With global lithium reserves predicted...
battery metal

Renforth Resources Inc

Renforth’s Polymetallic Victoria West Delivers a Suite of Battery Metals Near Surface with 2.2kms mineralized strike drilled within 5km structure, in a 20km magnetic...
utilising direct ethanol fuel cells

OSU research analyses using direct ethanol fuel cells in auto industry

Zhenzing Feng of Oregon State College of Engineering contributed to the development of a catalyst known as direct ethanol fuel cells (DEFC). Alternative-energy research at...

125 years of synthetic graphite in batteries

Dr Ryan M Paul, Graffin Lecturer for 2021 for the American Carbon Society, details the development of graphite in batteries during the last 125...
Life cycle assessments

Life cycle assessments reveal electric vehicle production hazards

Volvo admitted to increased production emissions in its C40 Recharge model, highlighting the necessity for life cycle assessments (LCAs) in order to aid battery...
rare earth elements separation

Scientists produce rare earth elements separation technology

New rare earth element separation technology provides insight into how to cost-effective separate in-demand rare-earth elements can be, dramatically shifting the industry to benefit...
cleaner lithium

Cleaner lithium – the Lake solution

Steve Promnitz, Managing Director at Lake Resources, highlights the challenges facing the lithium sector for batteries and EVs and how the company’s flagship Kachi...
aqueous Li-ion batteries

New research aims to improve the ion transport in aqueous Li-ion batteries

Researchers achieve a microscopic understanding of solvation structures involved with transporting aqueous Li-ion batteries, revealing heterogeneity in the super concentrated water-in-salt electrolytes. Lithium-ion batteries are...
European battery material recycling

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...
battery recycling plant

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...
MXene battery

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...
renewable energy

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...

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