Li-Cycle completes first commercial shipment of recycled battery material
Mississauga company’s unique process removes metals such as cobalt, nickel and lithium for reuse.
Walmart places $7.3M order for Electrovaya forklift battery systems
Will convert all the forklifts at two of its distribution centres to Mississauga manufacturer’s drop-in lithium ion technology.
Electrovaya gets $3.8M to develop Li-Ion batteries for commercial vehicles
Funding made available by Sustainable Development Technology Canada.
Dal’s battery man: Jeff Dahn awarded the Herzberg medal
The researcher was awarded the $1 million Herzberg medal recognizing his efforts to improve lithium-ion batteries.
Electrovaya: Charging a greener future
Electrovaya is confident its safer and greener technology will overcome concerns about the promising battery technology.
Tesla begins making battery cells at massive Nevada factory
Massive Gigafactory coming online in phases, targeting full operation in 2018.
Electrovaya introduces next-gen lithium ion energy cell
LC-44 from Litarion subsidiary features higher energy density and longer cycle life.
Proposal to build Quebec graphite mine, world’s largest
Material used in lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles.
Electrovaya gets $23M order for 40 Litacell-LC40s
German subsidiary Litarion wins order for 40 of the lithium ion cells
Orbite, NRC to benchmark HPA in Li-ion batteries
NRC scientists will characterize various separator formulations.
Green power for forklifts
Electrovaya’s green tech will be field tested by Mondelez’s distribution centre forklifts to reduce emissions and improve productivity.
Aircraft makers urge ban on lithium battery shipments
Recent testing shows the batteries emit explosive gases when overheated.
Bombardier APU passes extreme cold-weather test
System is a progression towards a ‘more electric aircraft’.
Corvus Energy: Riding the waves of growth
Lithium-ion energy storage systems drive commercial success
SolarCity offering Tesla batteries to businesses for backup power
Offered first to commercial customers, pilot program underway for residential use.
Tesla Model S is North America’s safest vehicle with 5-star NHTSA rating
Electric vehicle sweeps all safety subcategories and registers top marks overall.
JAL to resume 787 flights once battery repairs are made
System being installed to reduce fire risk from lithium ion batteries.
Boeing conducts 2nd 787 test flight as battery probe continues
Test flight proves uneventful; plane maker has no more test flights scheduled.
Gov’t approval of 787’s batteries should be reconsidered: NTSB
Boeing will start test flights under limited circumstances with special safeguards.
Lithium batteries not necessarily unsafe in aviation: NTSB chairman
Manufacturers must build in reliable safeguards, says the top of the US’s leading aviation safety agency.
US safety regulator wants Dreamliner battery history
Japanese airlines had to replace lithium-ions before recent overheating problems.
Boeing 787 battery probe shifts to monitoring system
No evidence GS Yuasa battery is the problem’s source.
FAA tries to keep pace as more advanced technology takes to the air
After Boeing 787 grounding, experts question the authority’s ability to keep up with the way planes are built today.
Investigators check out maker of grounded 787 Boeing lithium ion batteries
Focus is on Japanese manufacturer and wiring or other charging problems.
Electrovaya launches home energy storage system
Takes power from solar panels or grid, will save money during peak use.
Electrovaya acquires majority in EU lithium ion battery maker
Norwegian MBG has invested $30 million in EV and other apps.
Catalyst Paper sells Elk Falls site for $8.6M
Buyer says acquisition will create 400 jobs.
Battery breakthrough could boost range of electric cars
GM-backed Envia Systems says it’s potentially good for 320 kilometres.
Ontario mining firm produces spherical graphite for EV batteries
Northern Graphite looks to boost Canadian spherical graphite market, relieving dependence on Chinese producers.
Demand for lithium-ion batteries exploding 447%
DC Energy Insights is predicting global production of lithium-ion batteries will almost quadruple in 2012 to feed growing demand generated by plug-in vehicles and stationary storage.
BMW and Toyota team to develop green vehicle batteries
The German automaker will also supply Toyota with diesel engines
$7.6M project provides new life to used EV batteries
Electrovaya is launching a $7.6 million project that will put end-of-use electric vehicle batteries to work as part of a utility sized stationary battery system.