Batteries
Plastic bags could soon be converted into waste-based batteries

Scientists say plastic can be transformed into carbon chips to be used as anodes

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Mercedes-Benz turns a corner with new EV battery plant in Poland

The Daimler-owned carmaker aims to invest more than €200m in the facility, which will be built in the town of Jawor

Daimler to buy €20bn of batteries to turn the key on EV rollout

The automaker plans to offer 130 electric and hybrid vehicles by 2022

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China starts solid-state battery production

Chinese start-up Qing Tao Energy Development claims its factory has entered operations

Panasonic pledges to step up battery output at Tesla Gigafactory

It aims to increase production to a 35GWh capacity by the end of March 2019

Batteries get the 3D printing treatment

For the first time, researchers have successfully printed the working parts of a lithium-ion device

Sustainability ‘must be embedded in battery design’

A report drawn up by UWE suggests the environmental footprint of the emerging technology must be reduced

Get re-energised at E.ON’s sustainable spa on the South Bank

The pop-up aims to display how renewable technologies can be effectively used

IEA: Rising consumption of plastics to drive oil demand growth

Petrochemicals – i.e. components derived from oil and gas used in daily products like plastics, clothing and detergents – are to account for more than a third of growth to 2030

Samsung and Hyundai invest in solid state battery firm

Solid Power has secured a total of $20m in financing to build a new factory