Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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The ferries will be equipped with air-cooled Corvus Orca Energy ESS that will supply electrical power to the ferry’s all-electric power and propulsion system.

2020 93

BNEF: China dominates the Li-ion battery supply chain, but Europe is on the rise

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China dominates BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking in 2020, having quickly surpassed Japan and Korea that were leaders for the majority of the previous decade. Sustainability and carbon emissions associated with the supply chain are of growing importance.

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Toyota & Honda partner on fuel cell bus mobile power generation system to supply electricity in disasters

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Moving e equipment set: 1 CHARGING STATION fuel cell bus; 2 units of Power Exporter 9000 external power output device; 36 units of Honda Mobile Power Pack; 20 units of LiB-AID E500; 36 units of Honda Mobile Power Pack Charge & Supply Concept charger/discharger.

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To supply EV production, another European battery company rises: Verkor

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As European automakers ramp up production of electric cars, a new company aims to supply them with batteries.

2020 86

BMW Group uses Blockchain to drive supply chain transparency: “PartChain”

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The BMW Group is using Blockchain technology in purchasing to ensure the traceability of components and raw materials in multi-stage international supply chains. The automotive industry’s international supply chains are highly complex.

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Denyo and Toyota jointly develop and start verification tests for fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity

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and Toyota Motor Corporation have jointly developed a fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity. Many of the current generation of power supply vehicles use diesel engines to provide power to the vehicle on the road and when generating electricity.

2020 117

GM will build Nikola Badger electric truck, supply hydrogen fuel-cell tech

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General Motors and Nikola Corporation announced a strategic partnership on Tuesday in which GM will supply hydrogen fuel-cell systems and battery systems to Nikola.

2020 90

Volkswagen says its battery supplies are secure

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Despite its plans to become the biggest EV-maker in the world by 2023, Volkswagen says it won't be affected by the tightening battery supplies that have roiled the industry, including Audi, the company's Volkswagen Group partner. VW plans to build up to 3 million all-electric vehicles a year by 2025 and plans to produce 22 million EVs in total by. lithium batteries

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DOE issues RFI to strengthen battery critical materials supply chains

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) announced a request for information (RFI) ( DOE-FOA-0002358 ) on challenges and opportunities in the upstream and midstream critical-materials battery supply chains. In this RFI, DOE specifically seeks input on the current state of the battery cathode materials supply chains, as well as opportunities for near-term and long-term research and development (R&D).

2020 68

Solaris to supply 29 electric buses to Offenbach

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Solaris will supply 29 electric buses to Offenbach am Main. So far, Solaris has supplied or secured orders from German customers for more than 230 battery buses. This is the second biggest order from Germany for electric buses made by Solaris. The 140,000-strong city of Offenbach, located in the German state of Hesse, ordered 20 twelve-meter Solaris Urbino 12 electric and 9 eighteen-meter, articulated Solaris Urbino 18 buses.

2020 71

Study finds cobalt supply can meet demand for EVs and electronics batteries through 2030

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Half of the current supply of cobalt is incorporated into cathodes for lithium-ion batteries, and many of those batteries are used in consumer electronics and electric vehicles.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime price marked up as battery supply issue pinches production

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Toyota confirmed Wednesday that “unforeseen battery supply constraints” may keep its RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid in short supply through at least the end of this year.

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Solaris to supply electric buses to Paris

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Paris-based Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach for the supply of the Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE 8.9-meter electric bus to Paris. Under the contract option, the public transport operator reserved the option to extend the contract to a value of €10 million. This means a possibility of delivering a further dozen or so zero-emission Solaris buses. The Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE electric will be equipped with a 160 kW central electric motor.

2019 86

GKN Automotive supplies one-millionth eDrive system

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GKN Automotive is currently supplying a volume OEM with a semi-integrated three-in-one (incorporating eMotor, transmission, and inverter) eRad project for vehicles destined for China and Europe. And later this year, GKN Automotive will supply a global premium OEM with a semi-integrated three-in-one eDrive system. GKN Automotive will this month deliver its one-millionth eDrive system.

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Equinor contracts for first green-ammonia-fueled supply vessel; 2MW SOFC

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Norway-based energy company Equinor has contracted with Eidesvik Offshore for the Viking Energy supply vessel, which is being retrofitted to make it capable of covering long distances fueled by carbon-free ammonia.

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MAN Energy to supply engines for Finnlines hybrid RoRos; 100% increase in efficiency

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MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply six MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 The new order follows that made by Grimaldi in 2019 for nine very similar vessels with the same scope of supply, and adds to recent orders MAN Energy Solutions has won in the competitive Baltic market.

2020 119

Roskill: Spread of COVID-19 threatens cobalt supply; bottlenecks out of DRC

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At this time, the loss of supply from these closures amounted to more than 1% of the total mine supply in 2019. Roskill expects the cobalt market to face more severe supply disruption should the prevention and control measures be further extended on a global scale.

2020 105

BMZ and Continental are making a rubber supply chain digitally traceable for the first time

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The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and technology company Continental are making a rubber supply chain seamlessly electronically traceable —from cultivation in Indonesia and further processing through to tire production—for the first time. The creation of sustainable and traceable supply chains is an integral part of our comprehensive sustainability strategy at Continental.

2020 68

Mercedes-Benz blockchain pilot project provides transparency on CO2 emissions in cobalt supply chain

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Together with start-up Circulor , Mercedes-Benz is conducting a pilot project for transparency on CO 2 emissions in the cobalt supply chain as part of STARTUP AUTOBAHN. The project partners first focus on cobalt, which enters the supply chain from recycling facilities.

2020 112

Irizar e-mobility to supply 14 electric buses to the city of Genoa

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Irizar Group has invested in the largest photovoltaic solar farm in the Basque Country and the energy generated in this farm supplies the Irizar e-mobility facility, making this the first completely clean energy factory that manufactures electric buses. AMT Genoa (Italy) has acquired 14 10.8m

2020 125

CATL to supply batteries to Trailer Dynamics for Newton e-Trailer; 300 kWh LFP pack

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Limited (CATL) and Germany-based Trailer Dynamics GmbH (Trailer Dynamics) signed a battery supply agreement for a new way to electrify long-haul trucks. According to the agreement, CATL will develop, manufacture, and supply batteries for the Newton eTrailer, which will launch in 2023 to promote sustainable road transport development in Europe. Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.

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Australia’s Jemena to supply green hydrogen to Hyundai from 2021; Green Gas project

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Leading Australian energy infrastructure company Jemena has signed a new deal to supply Australia’s emerging zero emission vehicle industry with renewably generated green hydrogen. Jemena has committed, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Australia and Coregas, to produce and deliver hydrogen gas to Hyundai’s Macquarie Park headquarters from early 2021.

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Faurecia to supply hydrogen storage systems for 1,600 Hyundai fuel-cell trucks

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Faurecia will supply the entire hydrogen storage system (including 10,000 hydrogen tanks) which will be produced in its new global center of expertise dedicated to hydrogen storage systems in Bavans, France with delivery to start in 2021.

2020 119

ARPA-E awarding $16.5M to six projects for technologies supporting the biofuels supply chain

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These projects will develop technologies that bridge the data gap in the biofuel supply chain by quantifying feedstock-related GHG emissions and soil carbon dynamics at the field-level. SMARTFARM teams will work to further develop the core technologies for our nation’s agricultural community to more efficiently support the biofuels supply chain, while enabling carbon markets to incentivize greater feedstock production efficiency and carbon management opportunities for producers.

2020 68

REG to supply biodiesel/renewable diesel blend to 12 locations in Nor Cal

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to supply REG Ultra Clean at 12 locations in Northern California. Renewable Energy Group (REG) has entered into an agreement with Hunt & Sons, Inc. REG Ultra Clean blends biodiesel and renewable diesel. The patent-pending combination delivers both biodiesel’s excellent lubricity and renewable diesel’s high Cetane and low Cloud Point in a 100% renewable fuel.

2020 80

ABB to supply high-voltage chargers for Volvo LIGHTS project in SoCal; up to 920VDC

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ABB will supply high voltage-capable chargers for the Volvo LIGHTS project. Earlier post.) ABB’s charging systems can charge any electric vehicle (EV) battery at up to 920 VDC, enabling faster charge times and greater commercial fleet utilization for this project.

2020 102

CLEE, NRGI studying ways to improve sustainability and governance across EV battery supply chain

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UC Berkeley School of Law’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) are conducting a stakeholder-led research initiative focused on identifying strategies to improve sustainability and governance across the EV battery supply chain.

2020 83

First hydrogen supply chain demonstration project using MCH to transport H2 starts

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This project is subsidized by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and will conduct a demonstration operation for the construction of an international hydrogen supply chain. In the supply country, hydrogen, chemically fixed to toluene, is converted by a hydrogenation reaction into methylcyclohexane (MCH), a liquid at ambient temperature and pressure, for storage and transport.

2020 68

Wärtsilä to install hybrid upgrades on two offshore supply vessels

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The technology group Wärtsilä will engineer, supply, and install complete battery hybrid packages in two offshore supply vessels owned by the Norway-based operator Atlantic Offshore. The upgrading project will be carried out at the Fitjar shipyard in Norway. By converting the vessels to hybrid propulsion, the owners will benefit through more economical fuel consumption and a reduced environmental impact. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in June 2019.

2019 73

BMW Group enters long-term €2B supply contract with Northvolt for battery cells from Europe

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The BMW Group has signed a long-term supply contract worth €2 billion for battery cells with the Swedish company Northvolt. The battery cells will be produced in Europe at the Northvolt gigafactory currently under construction in Skellefteå in northern Sweden (series plant Northvolt Ett) from 2024. Northvolt will obtain 100% of the energy needed to produce the battery cells regionally in northern Sweden and exclusively from wind and hydroelectric power.

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Mercedes-Benz moves to build battery supply chain in Europe

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A key obstacle to getting more electric cars on the road at the moment may be building up a big enough supply of batteries to power them. So far, the only automaker with a large enough supply of batteries to produce electric cars in large volumes is Tesla. Volkswagen has also announced a $10 billion investment in electric-car batteries, but those. Mercedes-Benz lithium-ion batteries

2019 74

Neste supplying sustainable aviation fuel to three major US airlines for flights from SFO

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Neste, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced from waste and residue raw materials, is supplying Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways with sustainable aviation fuel for flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

2020 68

Kumi launches CAHRA Map to support companies’ due diligence in minerals and metals supply chains

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London-based sustainability consultancy Kumi, a market leader in responsible sourcing practices for global supply chains, has launched a due diligence tool called CAHRA Map to enable companies in the minerals and metals sector to identify “conflict-affected and high-risk areas” (CAHRAs). CAHRA Map does the hard work of collating and analysing this information, enabling companies to make informed decisions about potential risks in their supply chains.

2020 73

Crisis could tighten material supply for EV batteries and clean energy, IEA warns

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The global coronavirus pandemic could present a major issue for electric cars and clean energy by restricting supplies of materials needed for batteries, solar panels, and wind turbines, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned in a report Wednesday. The supply of needed minerals—such as the lithium, cobalt, and nickel used in batteries.

2020 62

Toray to supply carbon fiber composite materials for Lilium’s all-electric air vehicle

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Toray Industries concluded an agreement with Lilium GmbH to supply carbon fiber composite materials for the Lilium Jet. Under the agreement, Toray will supply the material directly to Lilium for use in the production of further technology demonstrators; subsequently, the material will be delivered directly to suppliers who will manufacture parts for prototypes and serial production.

2020 68

Hydrogen supply pinch affects San Francisco fuel-cell drivers

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Hydrogen fuel-cell drivers in California’s San Francisco Bay Area may soon have to find a backup plan—like a gasoline or electric vehicle. As of Wednesday night, 9 out of the 11 passenger-vehicle hydrogen stations in the Bay Area were down due to a hydrogen shortage—a status that remained the same going back to Monday. hydrogen

BAE Systems to supply 435 Series-E hybrid systems for New York City buses

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New York City Transit Authority has selected BAE Systems to supply 435 electric hybrid power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of transit buses, reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption. The Series-E systems will be produced at BAE’s manufacturing facilities in Endicott, New York, which provide more than 1,300 high-tech jobs in the state.

2020 73

Voltabox to supply battery systems to e-troFit for conversion of diesel buses to electric

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Now that the framework contract has been concluded, the two companies have formally established a long-term cooperation for a continuous supply of lithium-ion battery systems.

2020 96

Gas prices continue to drop with demand, amid uncertainty over oil supply

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cities and stay-at-home orders applied to the vast majority of the nation last week, it’s not surprising that a lack of demand and a glut of supply continued to drive gas prices downward. As the COVID-19 pandemic flared in some U.S.

2020 70

UPS enters into RNG supply agreements with Kinetrex and TruStar; up to 80M gallon equivalents

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Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to 80 million gallon equivalents (GEs) of RNG over the terms of the agreements. The Kinetrex Energy contract will supply UPS with up to 52.5 The agreement also allows Kinetrex to supply UPS an additional 50 million gallons over the same period as Kinetrex develops additional RNG plants. The TruStar Energy contract will supply UPS with up to 27.5

2020 87

Mercedes-Benz Cars develops blockchain prototype for sustainable supply chains

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Mercedes-Benz Cars and Icertis, a leading provider of enterprise contract management solutions in the cloud, have developed a blockchain prototype for consistent documentation of contracts in the supply chain. Daimler requires its direct suppliers to pass on and control standards and contractual obligations with regard to working conditions, human rights, environmental protection, safety, business ethics and compliance within the supply chain.

2019 73

Visiting EV-Supply in Bellevue

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Yesterday, I took a road-trip to Bellevue (near Seattle) to pick up the rest of my major EV parts from Carlo at EV-Supply. Most of the EV garages that I've been to have been a hodge podge of parts and people scurrying around like bees to get things done. This garage was no exception.

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Constellium signs multi-year contract with Airbus to supply aerospace aluminum products and solutions

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Under this agreement, Constellium will supply Airbus with a broad range of advanced aluminum rolled and extruded products, including wing skin panels, sheets for fuselage panels, and rectangular and pre-machined plates for structural components. Constellium will continue to supply its proprietary aluminum-lithium alloy solutions, Airware, a proven technology offering a combination of unique strength and weight properties. Constellium SE signed a multi-year contract with Airbus.

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