23 Mar 2020
Total to Build Largest Battery-based Energy Storage Project in France
With a storage capacity of 25 megawatt hours and output of 25 MW of power, the new lithium-ion energy storage system will be the largest in France. It will be used to provide fast reserve services to support the stability of the French power grid. It is part of government policy to support the development of electrical capacity through capacity mechanisms.
3 Feb 2020
Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles
Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company.
3 Dec 2019
Largest Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System in Nordic Countries
Saft has won an order for three Intensium Max 20 High Energy containers from TuuliWatti, the Finnish wind developer and operator.
23 Jul 2019
Corvus Energy (2019 Update)
approx. $70 million (IDTechEx estimate).
30 Jan 2018
battery modules are outsourced, and the IP surrounds designs above the cell level.
17 Oct 2017
Launch of European battery alliance
Battery alliance announced in Brussels aims to expedite European battery cell manufacturing.
2 Jun 2016
Acquisition of battery companies
The pace is hotting up. As the lithium-ion battery business grows rapidly over the coming 15 years a vital way of buying time, clout in purchasing materials, routes to market, technology, economy of scale and brand awareness will be acquisitions.
2 Jun 2016
IDTechEx spoke with Christelle Nay, Communication Manager at Saft, about their engagement in the battery industry for use in industrial, commercial and large scale marine vessels applications.
23 May 2016
2015 - A great year for large-sized lithium-ion batteries
Electric bus is a game changer in the battery market.
9 May 2016
Inventors to change future of lithium ion batteries
Researchers are revolutionizing energy storage with a new class of aqueous electrolytes that makes batteries and other electrochemical devices safer, cheaper, and greener.