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Panasonic Energy to Launch New R&D Facility for Battery Production Development in Japan

Part of the largest battery innovation hub in Japan, the new facility will enhance global production capacity and competitiveness Osaka, Japan — Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., a Panasonic Group Company, today announced it has completed the construction of a new production development facility within its Suminoe factory in Osaka, Japan. … [continued]

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Panasonic Energy & Truckee Meadows Community College Unveil New Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Reno

Reno, Nev. — Panasonic Energy, in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), today unveiled its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center. The facility, located in the heart of Reno, aims to foster innovation and education in manufacturing, emphasizing a joint commitment toward advancing STEM education and technology in the region. The … [continued]

Slide from Michael Barnard's presentation to India Smart Utility Week on The Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work

The Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work — India Edition Transcript

Today I presented again to a large Indian audience, hosted by the India Smart Grid Forum. The theme was Electrify Everything Everywhere All At Once. This was within the frame of the presentation I gave at the India Smart Utility Week on March 14th. In honor of the start of … [continued]

Funding Notice: $46 Million Available for Clean Transportation Research, Development, Demonstration, & Deployment

Yesterday, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced $45.8 million in new funding for projects that will advance research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) critical to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. The funding will drive innovation in equitable clean transportation and is aligned with strategies detailed in … [continued]

Digital Battery Passports Coming to EU

Starting in February 2027, all new traction batteries, two-wheeled vehicle batteries, and industrial batteries with a capacity of over 2 kWh that are marketed in the EU will require a digital battery passport. The purpose is to ensure transparency and sustainability in the battery value chain, reduce environmental impacts, and … [continued]