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Rethinking the EV battery journey

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Sponsored: EV battery materials are driving cutting-edge innovation and promising a more sustainable future for all.

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Deeper, longer, cleaner: Big batteries extend domination of California’s evening demand peaks

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California's big batteries remain top supplier in evening demand peaks for more than three hours, extending their dominance of the grid powering the world's fifth biggest economy. The post Deeper, longer, cleaner: Big batteries extend domination of California’s evening demand peaks appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Battery storage is about to overtake global capacity of pumped hydro

Renew Economy

Battery storage is often dismissed as an "immature" technology, not ready for a renewables dominated grid. The post Battery storage is about to overtake global capacity of pumped hydro appeared first on RenewEconomy. But within a year it is likely to overtake pumped hydro, and still has big advances ahead.

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California’s ZEV battery manufacturing grant program opens to applicants

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Clean transportation nonprofit consortium CALSTART has opened PowerForward, California’s grant program for EV battery manufacturing infrastructure. The program is funded by the California Energy Commission, which will provide up to $35 million in grants. Priority will be given to those hiring in disadvantaged and low-income communities.

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Big batteries leap to new charging record on Australia’s main grid

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The recent addition of a number of new big battery projects is being felt on the grid, with a big leap in the record for battery charging over the weekend. The post Big batteries leap to new charging record on Australia’s main grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Alexander Battery Technologies commissions EV Flex laser welder

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Manufacturing firm Alexander Battery Technologies has commissioned an IPG Photonics EV Flex advanced laser welding machine at its UK facility. The equipment enables the company to produce large custom battery packs for on-highway vehicles and similar high-voltage applications. Source: Alexander Battery Technologies

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Sepion develops non-flammable liquid electrolyte for EV batteries

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US-based Sepion Technologies , which produces separator coatings and liquid electrolytes for lithium batteries, has developed a non-flammable liquid electrolyte designed to can reduce the risk and severity of fires in lithium-ion EV batteries. Sepion recently received UN/DOT 38.3 Source: Sepion Technologies

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