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Aqua Metals produces high-purity LiOH directly from recycled lithium-ion batteries

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Aqua Metals has recovered high-purity lithium hydroxide (LiOH) from lithium-ion battery black mass at the company’s Li AquaRefining recycling facility located at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC). Aqua Metals in January electroplated its first critical battery metal—copper—from Li-ion black mass.

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Sodium Batteries Challenge Lithium-Ion On Cost, Supply Chain

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Having crossed some technical hurdles, low cost sodium batteries are hurtling towards the market for grid energy storage, EVs, and more. The post Sodium Batteries Challenge Lithium-Ion On Cost, Supply Chain appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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SAE International issues best practice for lithium-ion battery storage

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SAE International has released a new standard document that aids in mitigating risk for the storage of lithium-ion cells, traction batteries, and battery systems intended for use in automotive-type propulsion systems and similar large format (e.g., stationary, industrial) applications. —Ronald M.

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BNEF forecasts global energy storage market to grow 15-fold by 2030 to 411 GW/1194 GWh

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Energy storage installations around the world are projected to reach a cumulative 411 GW (or 1,194 GWh) by the end of 2030, according to the latest forecast from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). That is 15 times the 27GW/56GWh of storage that was online at the end of 2021.

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Mercom: Corporate funding for energy storage companies hit $26.4B in 2022; up 55% y-o-y

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Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy research and communications firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2022 for the energy storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency sectors. Corporate funding for energy storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies.

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Strengthening USA’s Domestic Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing Base & Supply Ecosystem

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LPO Announces Conditional Commitment to ABS to Strengthen America’s Domestic Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing Base and Supply Ecosystem The U.S. continued] The post Strengthening USA’s Domestic Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing Base & Supply Ecosystem appeared first on CleanTechnica. Department.

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Lithium Ion battery pack price drops 14% to $139/kWh: analysis

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According to BloombergNEF’s (BNEF)annual battery survey, lithium-ion battery packs have dropped 14% to $139 per kWh compared to 2022. Based on the information gathered, BNEF’s survey calculated that lithium-ion battery packs for electric vehicles (EVs) will cost $128/kWh on a volume-weighted average in 2023.