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23 Big EV Battery Stories — #NewsBonanza

December 29th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's so much cleantech news to cover that we generally have hundreds of stories on our "story sheet" that we're never able to cover. In the coming days, we'll be rolling out a couple of strategies to help deal with our backlog. Yep, this #NewsParty format is one of those


Mercedes Budgets $23 Billion For Battery Cells Over Next Decade

December 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Mercedes says it has committed to purchasing battery cells worth $23 billion between now and 2030. All those cells will be used to build battery packs at factories in Kamenz, Untertuerkheim, and Sindelfingen in Germany, as well as Beijing, Bangkok, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama according to Reuters


Fronius Symo Hybrid Works With LG Chem RESU Energy Storage System

September 25th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

The Fronius Symo Hybrid is a single product which has multiple functions. It acts like a battery inverter, hybrid inverter, controller with system monitoring, and a battery charging system. The Symo Hybrid is now compatible with the LG Chem RESU storage system, and of course it works with the Fronius Solar Battery. Thomas Mühlberger, Product Management Solar Energy at Fronius International GmbH, answered some questions about it for CleanTechnica


How Serious Is Volkswagen About Electric Revolution?

September 7th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Volkswagen is a fascinating case when it comes to the electric transport transition. With some interesting news coming in this week, we are revisiting some of the key facts and forecasts we have from the company


Electric Car Growth Produces Battery Shortages, Carmakers Can’t Match Production With Demand

August 12th, 2018 | by Christopher Arcus

The earlier than anticipated onset of successful, fairly affordable, long-range electric vehicle (EV) demand has caught both battery manufacturers and car companies by surprise — even the most bullish of car companies. Carmakers like GM, Renault, Hyundai, Daimler, BMW, and VW have all seen demand exceed capabilities and expectations, and battery shortages are evident


CATL Eyes Germany For New €1 Billion Factory

June 13th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chinese battery heavyweight CATL is reportedly looking to invest up to €1 billion into a new battery factory in Germany, according to a Bloomberg report on the matter. The move would put one of the largest plug-in vehicle battery manufacturers right in the backyard of Germany's lucrative luxury automotive manufacturers, including Daimler, Volkswagen, Porsche, and


The State Of EV Batteries: LG Chem, SK Innovation, & Tesla–Panasonic Improvements

May 30th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

The state of electric vehicle (EV) batteries can get confusing. Although internal combustion engine (ICE) aficionados talk about engine displacement and horsepower, EV drivers often consider energy storage as the most important part of their decision making. Today, there are more lithium battery chemistries than ever and figuring out which one is used where and what appears after the dust settles can be difficult. Here's a brief look at what's in store tomorrow from the major EV battery OEMs


Home Battery Storage In Australia: Are We There Yet?

May 30th, 2018 | by James Martin II

Australia has one of the highest rates of rooftop solar penetration in the world. This fact (combined with a few other factors detailed below) has arguably made Australia the biggest hot spot for home battery storage in the world — both in terms of hype as well as actual technology uptake


China X Cleantech — 1st Half of Q2 2018

May 14th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

China is the hottest kid on the block when it comes to cleantech. As such, we try to keep an exceptionally close eye on what's going on there and share regular reports of the most significant news of the past month or quarter


Electric Vehicles, Batteries, & Chargers Seeing Rapid Growth

May 10th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Once considered an inconsequential niche in the automotive market, electric vehicles are becoming more widespread. And it's not just all the new plug-in options available today — EV batteries and charging stations are also proliferating around the globe. To that end, some tell-tale charts (recently published via Statista) demonstrate the trajectory of the electric vehicle movement and who might be best positioned to win the EV race in the coming years



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