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  • Nissan first to recycle electric car batteries

    Will a new effort to recycle electric car batteries give Nissan an edge in the electric car market? If the joint venture with Sumitomo Corp. makes Nissan"s electric vehicles more affordable, it will, according to the Hybrid Owners of America. “The company says the recycling project will allow them to lower the prices of their electric vehicles because they will take into account the resale ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch Build Electricity Storage with Used Electric Car Batteries

    November 29, 2016 -- In Hamburg, electric transportation is made even more sustainable as old electric car batteries are reused and combined into a huge storage for energy. Vattenfall has opened a test facility with 2,600 battery modules from more than 100 electric BMW cars in Hamburg's harbour district. The facility can store 2,800 kilowatt hours and has a capacity to deliver 2 MW ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Solar energy from discarded car batteries

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries come into use, old batteries would be ...

  • Recupyl and Batteriretur: signature of battery recycling contract

    Recupyl, an international company that develops and operates processes to recover strategic metals from waste (the new "urban mine") - with a primary focus on electric batteries - announced today the signing of a contract for mixed batteries recycling with Batteriretur, Norway compliance scheme. ‘'Batteriretur® is very pleased to enter business partnership with Recupyl as Recupyl offers ...


    By Recupyl

  • Nissan sees big US electric car output by 2012

    Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) says it has been conditionally approved by the U.S. Department of Energy for a $1.6 billion loan to modify its Smyrna, Tenn., manufacturing plant to produce zero-emissions vehicles and state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery packs to power them. The loan, announced by the U.S. Department of Energy, is among the first three loans under the Advanced Technology Vehicles ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • More circular economy: Battery recyclers facing new challenges

    Mobile devices wouldn't be what they are today without the light metal lithium. Smartphones and cameras, but also electric cars and even electricity grids would not be able to operate without lithium-ion batteries. For that reason, the powerful batteries are predicted to have a great future ahead of them. The demand for mobile telephones alone is expected to generate an average of six per cent ...


    By ICM AG

  • Meeting of experts at the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015:

    Whether smartphone, remote control, laptop or camera, the list of devices meanwhile powered by batteries and accumulators is long. And it's getting longer all the time, as the range of applications becomes increasingly diverse. “The battery is a key component in mobile electronics, electric cars, renewables – and possibly in intelligent power grids as well,” emphasised ...


    By ICM AG

  • Media release of the Electronics & Cars Recycling 2016, November 15 - 18, Macau, China

    The world’s reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life. Along with electronics, the automotive sector in Asia has grown tremendously in the past 10 years, bringing with it the responsibilities inherent in properly handling ...


    By ICM AG

  • Johnson Control, Inc's Social Innovation, State-of-the-Art Battery Recycling Centre

    SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:Johnson Controls, Inc., a global technology and industrial leader, has opened its social innovation  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Canada takes lead in turning waste heat into green air conditioning for electric cars

    Vancouver-based Future Vehicle Technologies Inc. (FVT) has already piqued the interest of driving enthusiasts with a high-performance electric sports car that uses just two litres of gas per 100 kilometres. The six-year-old company is going even greener with a technology that would overcome one of the biggest barriers to hybrid cars-finding a way to efficiently manage and recycle waste heat, and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092504/Global-Rechargeable-Batteries-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Battery This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Mayor bloomberg announces progress in city`s efforts to reduce emissions through use of electric cars and other alternative fuel vehicles

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced three developments in the City’s use of alternative fuel vehicles, part of the PlaNYC effort to reduce the amount of carbon emitted by municipal government 30 percent by 2017 and to reduce the entire City’s carbon emissions 30 percent by the year 2030. The Mayor announced that the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will use two new hybrid electric diesel ...


    By The City of New York

  • Ford and Portland General Electric team up to prepare Oregon for electric vehicles

    Ford Motor Company and Portland General Electric today announced a collaboration to help prepare the city of Portland and the Pacific Northwest for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford and PGE will work together to share information on charging needs and requirements to ensure the electrical grid can support the necessary demand for electric vehicles, as well as partner on consumer education ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pomegranate-inspired battery design doubles stored energy

    A new pomegranate-inspired design is the basis of a longer-lasting lithium-ion battery created by US researchers. They designed a battery with an anode made from ‘silicon pomegranates’, which doubles the amount of energy that can be stored compared to a standard carbon anode. Lithium-ion batteries are the rechargeable batteries that many of us use to charge our phones, tablets and ...

  • Three days in the world of automobile recycling

    On March 18, the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 in Berlin, Germany, came to an end. More than 220 representatives of the global automotive recycling sector had come together to discuss current political conditions and the latest trends in recycling technology. The IARC 2016 congress team had prepared almost 30 presentations and a panel discussion for the participants. In ...


    By ICM AG

  • 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018

    The 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 14 – 16, 2018 in the hotel Marriott in Vienna, Austria. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ELV recycling ...


    By ICM AG

  • Automobile recyclers present new processes and solutions

    Europe’s automobile recycling industry is confident of being able to meet the new requirements of the EU End-of-Life Vehicle Directive. Although the recycling rate of 95 per cent in force since the beginning of the year is challenging, with the right processes and sufficient political will, it is achievable. This fact became increasingly clear in the course of some 30 lectures given last ...


    By ICM AG

  • Automobile recyclers present new processes and solutions

    Europe’s automobile recycling industry is confident of being able to meet the new requirements of the EU End-of-Life Vehicle Directive. Although the recycling rate of 95 per cent in force since the beginning of the year is challenging, with the right processes and sufficient political will, it is achievable. This fact became increasingly clear in the course of some 30 lectures given last ...


    By ICM AG

  • Clean technologies will increasingly rely on metal recycling industry

    Unless recycling of special rare metals such as lithium are increased there will not be material available to make clean technologies such as wind turbines, fuel cells and energy efficient lighting systems, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme has found. The report Metals Recycling Rates, to be published by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management later this ...

  • Automobile recycling industry calls for tackling of illegal activities

    The recycling of end-of-life vehicles in Europe has taken great steps forward in recent years. However, there are still a number of challenges that need to be faced going into the future. These include in particular the illegal treatment and exporting of end-of-life vehicles, stated Artemis Hatzi-Hull, who works on waste management at the Directorate ...


    By ICM AG

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