Battery Recycling News

  • B&W MEGTEC Awarded Contract to Supply Coating Equipment to Maker of Lithium-Ion Batteries

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC), has been awarded a contract for more than $15 million to design and supply battery coating equipment to K.R. ENERGY Group subsidiary FIB S.r.l. for a lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility currently under construction in Teverola, Italy. ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Report: Economic Contribution of the U.S. Lead Battery Industry

    A study released today reveals that the U.S. lead battery industry enables more than 95,000 jobs for American workers and contributed more than $28 billion in total economic output to the national economy in 2016. This release comes on the heels of President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union address, where he restated his commitment to bolstering U.S. manufacturing and infrastructure, of which ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Thinkstep on the move with e-mobility

    E-mobility is a buzzword superficially hailed as the holy grail of environment-friendly road transport. But the break-through is still in the making. Since the automotive industry has first shown interest in e-mobility, thinkstep has been there to analyse (think) and recommend actions (step) using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). With all the best intentions of drastically ...


    By thinkstep

  • 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

    Curtain up for the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018: The call for papers is open until January 31, 2018. We are looking for contributions on the topics of battery recycling technologies, materials supply in a circular economy, transport and safety, the Batteries Directive revision and a review of worldwide battery recycling activities. The 23rd edition of the ICBR will take ...


    By ICM AG

  • Latest results from battery design project to be unveiled at Cenex-LCV17

    Axion will be exhibiting alongside its consortium partners at Cenex-LCV17 – the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event – when the latest results of a major research project into battery packs for the next generation of electric vehicles are expected to be unveiled. The circular economy specialist embarked on the AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for ...


    By Axion Group

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Become First Mobile Phones Certified to ANSI/UL 110, Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) / Galaxy S8+ (SM-G955U) mobile phones achieved ECOLOGO Gold Certification to the ANSI/UL 110 Standard for Sustainability for Mobile Phones, which was recently approved as an American National Standard by the Standards Technical Panel. ...


    By UL Environment

  • 22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. The ICBR is the international platform for discussion of the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling, bringing together many decision makers in the battery recycling ...


    By ICM AG

  • NREL’s Advanced Atomic Layer Deposition Enables Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Forge Nano to commercialize NREL's patented battery materials and systems capable of operating safely in high-stress environments. A particular feature of the technology is the encapsulation of materials with solid electrolyte coatings that can be designed to meet ...

  • Global Next-generation Battery Market to Showcase a CAGR of more than 71% Through 2020

    According to a recent market study released by Technavio, the global next-generation battery market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 71% during the forecast period. One of the key ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Sunlight Group Awards

    SUNLIGHT Group, member of the Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, was nominated with two more awards: HR award of the Best Change Management Strategy – Initiative. This distinction rewards the program of change in corporate culture by applying a High Involvement Organization model as part of the company’s strategy. The implementation of this program has shown excellent ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • SENS Introduces Revolutionary Battery Chargers

    At PowerGen International, SENS (Stored Energy Systems, LLC) today announced a revolutionary family of battery chargers for the engine-generator starting and marine markets.  Called the MicroGenius 2, the new chargers can nearly double the life of most genset starting batteries and conserve enough energy over time to pay for themselves. More Power, Less Space. The new chargers are ...


    By Stored Energy Systems LLC

  • Green Mission: Environmental initiative of Sunlight Recycling for the proper recycling of lead-acid batteries

    Sunlight Recycling, member of Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, presented on Tuesday December the 6th, the environmental initiative Green Mission, which has the ambition to boost public and enterprise awareness of the right way of recycling lead-acid batteries. Green Mission brings together institutions and numerous companies operating in the Greek as well as global market place and ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • 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

  • 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017

    The 16th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2017 will take place from January 17 – 20, 2017 in Salzburg, Austria. IERC 2017 is the recycling industry’s most important event, bringing together over 500 international experts: producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, standards bodies, refurbishers, NGOs, regulators and ...


    By ICM AG

  • Research breathes ‘new life’ into lithium ion battery packs

    Novel separation techniques to recover high-value metal compounds from automotive battery packs are being explored as part of a £14 million research consortium. The AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for Industrial Innovation) has received £10 million of funding from the UK’s ...


    By Axion Group

  • Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

    Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium from September ...


    By ICM AG

  • 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

  • Press conference ICBR 2016, September 14 - 16, 2016, Antwerp, Belgium

    21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016 September 14 – 16, 2016, Antwerp, Belgium ...


    By ICM AG

  • `Second-life` EV batteries could drive low-cost storage sector, says BNEF report

    A report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) on second-life uses for electric vehicle (EV) batteries in stationary storage applications has forecast immense cost-cutting potential for the technology. Currently, there has been no consensus on how best to dispose or re-energize used car batteries in EVs. However, BNEF’s senior analyst Claire Curry has compiled first data that ...


    By pv magazine

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