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Panasonic Energy to Invest in NMG & Purchase Graphite in Multi-year Deal to Boost EV…

Low-impact supply chain will fully integrate anode active material sourcing from mining to delivering battery material Osaka, Japan – Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., a Panasonic Group Company, recently announced that it has signed a seven-year offtake agreement for the supply of natural graphite with Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (“NMG”; Quebec, Canada), … [continued]

NMG Secures Multiyear Offtakes from GM and Panasonic

Panasonic Energy and GM (together, the “Anchor Customers”) concurrently commit to multiyear offtake agreements for NMG’s active anode material, covering approximately 85% of NMG’s planned Phase-2 fully integrated production, from ore to battery materials. Offtake agreements are complemented by an aggregate US$50 million Tranche 1 Investment from Panasonic and GM to advance the development of NMG’s Phase-2 … [continued]

500-MW Solar Plant to Be Built in Morocco

A 500-MW solar complex at Ouarzazate, in the south-central region of Morocco, should be finished by 2015. The first phase will be a 160-MW parabolic trough facility. Photovoltaic modules and CSP towers will follow, and those projects are under development. When construction begins, hundreds of jobs are expected to be … [continued]

Wind News

  Other than our 15 or so wind energy stories from the past week, here’s some more top wind energy news from around: Wind Power Projects EDF Energies Nouvelles and Mitsui of Japan have announced a 150-MW wind power project in northern Morocco. Morocco intends to have 2 GW of … [continued]