Focus on Energy Storage: Size and Costs Finally Promise a Breakthrough Soon

For everyone counting on renewables to replace the pollution and carbon emissions of fossil fuels, energy storage has been the missing link in a wholesale shift to renewable energy. Energy storage, even though being discussed widely today, has been around for a while. Basic storage batteries have been used since the early 1800s, when Alessandro […]

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China’s CATL Joins Next Energy for Battery Storage Business in Japan

CATL will provide the components for storage batteries and its Japanese partner Next Energy & Resources will be in charge of assembly. China’s CATL, the world’s largest maker of electric car batteries has partnered with Next Energy and will start selling products for homes and businesses in Japan in 2020 with an eye toward tapping […]

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The Global Shift to Electric Cars placing Indian Auto Sector at Risk

Honda India knows the feeling. back in 2012, as oil prices shot up yet again, the firm had no diesel model in its portfolio, and it saw its sales slump to new lows every month. With Diesel subsidised much more than petrol, it was a dangerous abstinence for Honda.  It was only in 2013, that […]

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China’s CATL To Open German Plant For EV Batteries in 2021

CATL already has strategic agreements with carmakers including SAIC Motor Corp, Geely, BMW and Volkswagen. The world’s largest EV battery maker, China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) plans to produce 60 GWh of battery storage by 2026 from its battery plant in Germany, its first production site in Europe. The company will focus on next-generation nickel-rich […]

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BMW Brilliance and CATL Signed Strategic Cooperation Agreement

BMW Brilliance claimed to consolidate its new energy ecosystem of ‘In China, For China’ which covers the entire life cycle of new energy vehicles from battery cell production to battery cell recycling. Luxury and sports automaker BMW’s energy efficient arm BMW Brilliance and battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement […]

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