CATL and FlexGen Sign 10 GWh BESS Supply Agreement for North America

China based Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited, the World’s largest Lithium battery maker,  has announced that it has executed a Master Supply Agreement with FlexGen Power Systems to supply 10 GWh of CATL’s energy storage equipment over a three year period. FlexGen claims to be a leading integration services and software technology provider for energy […]

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Examining the Biggest Polluters: Report Card of Transportation Industry

The transportation sector is essential for economic growth, creating jobs, and connecting people to critical services. The industry is also growing rapidly and will retain this trend for a long time. Yet, what’s concerning about the growth of the transportation sector is that it is also one of the biggest polluters. The industry shares a […]

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Setting Up a Battery Manufacturing Plant: The Factors That Matter

Battery manufacturing is one of the fastest-growing industries worldwide. A decade ago, consumers used batteries for their laptops, phones and other gadgets. Today, these energy storage devices are powering cars, medical equipment and even houses. New plants for battery production are popping up as a result. But in this realm of a gradual shift towards […]

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China’s CATL Launches Battery With 1000 km Range On A Single Charge

Leading battery manufacturer, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) has launched its Qilin battery technology which has a volume utilization efficiency of 72% and an energy density of up to 255 Wh/kg. CATL claims that it has recorded the highest integration level worldwide so far by delivering a range of over 1,000 km . The […]

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BYD To Start Supply of Batteries to Tesla Soon

In what could be a key moment in the global electric vehicle industry, BYD will be supplying its batteries to the leading electric vehicle seller in the world – Tesla. The China-based company’s senior executive Lian Yubo said during an interview with the state controlled media house that BYD will sell its batteries ‘very soon’ […]

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BMW EVs Will Shift From Prismatic To Cheaper Cylindrical Battery Cells

German Auto major BMW has sealed a deal with CATL, Chinese battery manufacturer, for its future electric cars. BMW will use the cylindrical lithium-ion battery cells for EVs starting in 2025. Its significance lies in the fact that BMW has so far used the prismatic cell format for its EVs. Although the prismatic cells are […]

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The Top 5: EV Battery Manufacturers in the World

Advances in electric vehicle (EV) batteries and their associated technologies are finally attracting the interest of individuals to purchase EVs, contributing to the growth of EV batteries. The top EV Battery Manufacturers in the World are the frontline contributors to the growth of the industry. The scale of production forms a litmus test about market […]

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LG Energy Solution’s $10.7 Billion IPO And Its Probable Impact

The successful completion of LG Energy Solutions’s $ 10.8 billion IPO in South Korea values the battery maker at about $59 billion makes it the third largest listed firm on the Korean Kospi index, behind electronics giant Samsung and Hynix. The successful IPO signals just how large, and tough, the future of the battery business […]

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Swedish Battery Materials Firm Altris AB Ventures Into China

China’s vice like grip on battery manufacturing means that firms find it simply impossible to ignore the massive manufacturing and consumption market. The latest is Swedish battery materials company Altris AB which has officially opened its first office in China. The Guangzhou-based team will work to promote the company’s innovative cathode material, Fennac®, to the Chinese […]

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