Imerys acquires 80% of British Lithium

Global mineral solutions firm Imerys has purchased an 80% stake in British Lithium in a deal which sees Imerys’ expertise in mining, infrastructure, R&D, and lithium mineral resources, combine with British Lithium’s bespoke technology and lithium pilot plant, which recently produced battery-grade lithium carbonate.

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Sprint Power to help develop ultra-fast charging systems

Sprint Power is leading on a new £9.7 million UK government-backed project aimed at developing ultra-fast charging cells and battery packs for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell hybrid electric vehicles (FCHEVs).

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Innovate UK announces £25 million EV competition

Innovate UK, part of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), has announced a new funding competition that will support the research and development of the most promising, innovative and sustainable battery technologies for the propulsion of EVs in the automotive sector.

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UK risks missing window to become global player in EV battery revolution

A report from the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Road Transport (CDRT) has found that the UK can become a global player in electric vehicle (EV) batteries if billions of pounds are invested now to build a battery supply chain.

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Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia

Britishvolt and VKTR, a new division of Bakrie Autoparts, a part of Bakrie & Brothers, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to partner on the development of a transparent and lower carbon supply of nickel sulphate from Indonesia, as well as a battery technology R&D roadmap.

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