Thurso-based battery maker AMTE Power has unveiled plans to build a production line in Australia as it takes further steps towards its ambition of building a UK-based “gigafactory”.
The era-defining shift from fossil fuels to clean energy will deliver an unprecedented new boom for commodities—and an opportunity for investors—as a range of relatively obscure materials become essential to delivering emissions-free power, transport and heavy industry.
Momentum in the building of “gigafactories” to supply growing demand for energy storage is gaining pace although support from government will need to increase, according to Scotland’s lithium-ion battery maker.
A battery manufacturer in Thurso is pressing ahead with plans to build a UK “gigafactory” as a global race to meet demand for electrification intensifies.
Carbon Neutral Energy (CNE) has brought in a marine and shipping sector veteran with a bulging contacts book to help speed up the fledgling green battery firm’s growth.
With the greatest and most urgent energy transition in human history clearly accelerating, the quest for new technology solutions across multiple and increasingly diverse low carbon fronts is becoming ever more important.
Arenko Group, a leading battery software services provider to the multi-billion-dollar global battery automation market, is pleased to be supporting National Grid by exclusively trialling a new upward and downward reserve flexibility service from its 41MW Bloxwich battery asset in a first of its kind trial for batteries.
Everyone agrees that 2020 will be a critical year for energy transition, but how will things really play out? In the run-up to Christmas, Calash and Candour put their heads together over a glass or two of crude and have come up with 12 ‘golden’ moments for the energy market in 2020, some of which are extremely long shots.
Some of the latest battery technologies may become obsolete before reaching the market because of the breakneck pace of advances in the industry.
Satellites detecting changes in trees from space could help identify potential "hotspots" of lithium situated underground in Cornwall, researchers have said.
The first batches of batteries from electric and hybrid vehicles are hitting retirement age, yet they aren’t bound for landfills. Instead, they’ll spend their golden years chilling beer at 7-Elevens in Japan, powering car-charging stations in California and storing energy for homes and grids in Europe.
Scotland will be processing the entirety of the UK’s battery waste before the end of 2017.
Mineral exploration and production company Kodal has identified "very strong" deposits of Lithium, a crucial ingredient in battery manufacturing.