materials

September 5, 2022
High cost and material availability are the main non-technical barriers to energy storage deployment at the scale needed, according to a new report from MIT.
July 12, 2022
We hear from Enervenue CEO Jorg Heinemann on why metal-hydrogen technology can be a direct competitor to lithium-ion.
March 9, 2022
Ascend Elements will recycle manufacturing scrap from SK Innovation’s lithium battery gigafactories in Georgia, US.
October 18, 2021
Andy Colthorpe speaks to Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, one of the original inventors of the vanadium redox flow battery, about the origins of the technology and its progression.
September 13, 2021
Lithium battery recycling company Li-Cycle is planning its fourth facility in North America, the company said, as it made its first financial results release since listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in August. 
July 30, 2021
Former Tesla battery guru JB Straubel’s materials recycling company Redwood Materials has attracted more than US$700 million in investment.
January 21, 2021
Vertically-integrated vanadium mining, production and supply company Largo Resources wants to launch its own vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) onto the market within a year-and-a-half, predicting that the technology will play a “critical role” in addressing significant demand for energy storage.
December 7, 2020
Lithium battery recycling company Li-Cycle now has capacity to recycle 10,000 tonnes a year of spent lithium-ion batteries, having just opened its Rochester, New York facility for commercial operations.
August 13, 2020
As demand for lithium-ion batteries from the solar energy industry grows, high standards of manufacturing processes are as important as cell design and materials, representatives of PI Berlin have said.
May 25, 2020
While the performance of lithium batteries has increased tremendously, there’s still room for improvement to lower cost, increase sustainability and maximise their impact on decarbonisation, says Marcos Ierides, consultant and materials expert at innovation consultancy Bax & Company.

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