Demand for battery energy storage ‘to jump to 400,000Mwh in 2025’

The Consortium for Battery Innovation suggests while electric vehicles will increase lithium batteries’ share of the market, demand for all battery technologies will continue to rise

Boris Johnson to unveil £1bn fund to tackle climate change in developing countries

Scientists and innovators in Britain will be able to access the new Ayrton Fund to develop and test new technologies that can help nations reduce their emissions

Volkswagen unveils new ID.3 electric vehicle

The car has three battery size options and has a starting price of €30,000

Battery groups charge towards greener production and recycling

International industry groups have signed a binding memorandum of cooperation to improve global health, safety and environmental performance in the lead battery supply chain

Solar-powered yacht surfs towards electric-assisted sailing

Silent-Yachts’ Silent 55 takes the form of a battery-electric catamaran – however, the vessel will cost you €1.4 million

Energy storage systems market ‘to reach $500bn by 2025’

A new report from Global Market Insights predicts the sector will grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 6% over the next several years

Repairable and upgradable battery charges onto the market

Battery developer Aceleron says its devices can be repaired, upgraded, reused and recycled, unlike most batteries which are thrown away when one component fails

Western Power Distribution and Anesco sign Demand Side Management Agreement

The deal is thought to be among of the first of its kind signed in the UK

UK power failures ‘demonstrate need for fast response tech like batteries’

Regen and the Electricity Storage Network say the government and Ofgem must increasingly value these technologies in the Capacity Market

Solar energy storage market ‘to surpass annual installation rate of 3GW by 2025’

Market research firm Global Market Insights notes in 2018, the combined battery and solar energy market was worth more than $170 million