China in focus as West debates critical minerals challenge

By |november 14th, 2019|batteries, China, Maroš Šefčovič, News, rare earth|

Western powers will attend talks in Brussels next week on curbing China's dominance of rare earths and other critical resources and EU officials will present their vision to create entire green supply chains.

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Indonesian capital turns to Europe for transport solutions

By |oktober 30th, 2019|batteries, electric vehicles, News|

Jakarta’s traffic jams shave billions off Indonesia's economic output every year. A new focus on improving public transport and picking up tips from Europe hopes to free up the congested streets of the megacity.

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The battery metal no one wants to talk about

By |oktober 18th, 2019|batteries, lead, Metals, News, Waste and recycling|

It accounts for around 75% of all rechargeable energy storage around the world. It is in just about every car and truck, regardless of whether the vehicle has an internal-combustion engine, uses hybrid technology or is pure electric. Its proven...

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The Bromine-based energy storage [Promoted content]

By |julij 10th, 2019|batteries, News|

Bromine-based flow batteries are a highly efficient and cost-effective electro-chemical energy storage solution, providing a range of options to successfully manage energy from renewable sources, minimizing energy loss, reducing overall energy use and ...

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‘Europe will have at least ten gigafactories’, says battery boss

By |april 5th, 2019|batteries, battery cell plant, electromobility, Giga-Factories, manufacturing, News, Sweden|

Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson wants to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant – in the middle of the Swedish countryside. In an interview, he explained how this should work and gave his thoughts on his new partner Volkswagen’s electromobility offensive.

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Batteries for Europe: Policy Recommendations [Promoted content]

By |februar 21st, 2019|batteries, News|

Europe's challenge is to create the best possible conditions for battery innovation and manufacturing as a key foundation for achieving its decarbonisation goals.

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All that glitters is not just gold

By |december 10th, 2018|batteries, News, precious metals|

The circular economy is taking on more and more significance but a potential clash is looming between maximising the potential of our waste and safeguarding human health.

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Race for lithium illustrates EU drive for ‘strategic’ raw materials

By |november 21st, 2018|Africa, batteries, China, cobalt, copper, Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, lithium, News, Raw materials|

The European Union is accelerating plans to develop lithium mining and refining capacity on its territory as part of a concerted EU push to develop a strategic value chain for manufacturing batteries for electric cars inside Europe.

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EU’s Sefcovic: Real risk that ‘raw materials become the new oil’

By |november 20th, 2018|batteries, commodity markets, copper, lithium, Maroš Šefčovič, Metals, News, rare earth metals, Raw materials|

Europeans have to be “very vigilant” that today’s dependency on imported oil and gas is not replaced by dependency on lithium, cobalt, copper and other raw materials that industries need for the green transition, Maroš Šefčovič told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

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Rethinking transport: Driving Europe towards sustainable mobility

By |september 19th, 2018|batteries, e-mobility, Maroš Šefčovič, News|

As cutting emissions out of transport gains in political and scientific importance, Diego Garcia Carvajal writes during European Mobility Week that the time is ripe to embrace electric cars on a grand scale.

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