Siemens Gamesa To Build Australian 194 Megawatt Wind & Battery System

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Apr 102018
 

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it has been awarded the contract to build what it is calling a “pioneering” 194 megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm in the south of the country with a combined battery energy storage system. 

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What Changed In The EV Battery Market In November?

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Dec 172017
 

The battery market is one of the most interesting industries in the global economy. As part of our new “What Changed … ?” series, it seemed appropriate to include a thorough update of what changes in the EV battery market on a monthly basis. Below is a rundown of what changed in November
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EV Battery Giant CATL Planning $2 Billion IPO To Fund Expansion, Including New 24 GWh Manufacturing Plant

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Nov 202017
 

The China-based electric vehicle battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is now planning a $ 2 billion IPO to be completed by the end of June 2018, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s expansion plans
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BMW i3 To Get 43.2 kWh Battery Pack In Late 2018 (Rumor)

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Oct 102017
 

Sometime in 2018, the all-electric BMW i3 will be getting a battery pack upgrade to 43.2 kilowatt-hours (kWh) — allowing for an EPA range rating of 150 to 155 miles per full charge — according to rumors circulating right now, including from a quite reliable source

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Volkswagen Aims For Pan-European Battery Cell Union (Maybe)

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Sep 172017
 

It’s one of the hottest debates in the EV enthusiast community these days: what’s the best battery approach for automakers — vertical integration or simply buying batteries from top battery producers? Either approach could end up with lower costs and more advanced battery tech, depending on how the future rolls out*

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LG Chem Investing $387 Million Into Europe’s Largest EV Battery Factory (In Poland)

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Sep 082017
 

LG Chem will be investing 436 billion won ($ 387 million) into LG Chem Wroclaw Energy sp. z o.o — the company’s fully owned Poland-based subsidiary — by June 2020, according to recent reports. This is for a battery factory that will be the largest EV battery factory in Europe

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Show Me the Data: The Truth About Tesla Battery Degradation

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May 202017
 

The largest single chunk of the cost of a Tesla is the battery, which also poses a single point of failure risk for Tesla owners. Buyers are typically not worried about an event-based failure, even though fires could certainly be a concern, but rather about the degradation of the battery over the life of the vehicle. With EV drivetrains expected to last much longer than their fossil fuel–fired counterparts, the life expectancy of the battery becomes a looming maintenance expense waiting to hit and has everyone asking, “How long will it last?”

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