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Leclanché sees 65% revenue increase in H1 2016

Leclanché sees 65% revenue increase in H1 2016

7 Sep 2016, 16:14

Lithium-ion energy storage manufacturer Leclanché saw revenue of around CHF28 million (US$28.89 million) through H1 2016, up 65% year-on-year, according to the firm’s interim results for the half year ending 30 June 2016.

Tesla interest could spark new Nevada gold rush for lithium

Tesla interest could spark new Nevada gold rush for lithium

7 Sep 2015, 16:30

A gold exploration and mining company has agreed to purchase a potential site for excavating lithium in Nevada, citing the “great deal of attention” brought onto the state by Tesla’s decision to locate its mammoth manufacturing facility there.

Interviews
Lab technologies will meet real-world experience at ESA’s tech conference

Lab technologies will meet real-world experience at ESA’s tech conference

27 Aug 2015, 16:07
• By Andy Colthorpe

Andy Colthorpe speaks to Matt Roberts of the Washington-based Energy Storage Association about topics including real-world applications of tech straight from the lab, why he dislikes subsidies and the group’s technical conference, happening later this month.

Competition won lithium the battery tech war – SMA

Competition won lithium the battery tech war – SMA

18 Aug 2015, 06:34

Competition generated in part by the transport sector has catapulted lithium to its position as storage technology frontrunner, according to Volker Wachenfeld, senior vice president for hybrid and energy storage integration at SMA Solar Technology.

Robots will be next step for Li-ion quality assurance, says KIT

Robots will be next step for Li-ion quality assurance, says KIT

16 Jun 2015, 11:22

Making safe lithium-ion based home energy storage systems is not really a challenging prospect, but standards need to be adopted across the whole industry, German research and education institution Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has said.

Dyson leads increased VC energy storage investment

Dyson leads increased VC energy storage investment

24 Apr 2015, 12:50

Investment by UK tech entrepreneur and inventor James Dyson into battery company Sakti3 was among the biggest deals in the sector in the first quarter of this year, a new report has found.

Guest blog
Decentralised storage: Factors to consider in designing the perfect residential system

Decentralised storage: Factors to consider in designing the perfect residential system

16 Apr 2015, 16:10
• By Dr. Alexsandra Sasa Bukvic-Schaefer

Following February’s Guest Blog which looked at factors- barriers, boundaries and benefits- that can influence its widespread adoption, SMA’s Aleksandra-Sasa Bukvic-Schaefer and Volker Wachenfeld focus on the discussions behind designing and implementing home solar-plus-storage.