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Lithium-ion batteries are (still) headed for tariffs as of September 1

Lithium-ion batteries are (still) headed for tariffs as of September 1 The energy storage market is set to be the latest affected by Trump’s trade war, and lithium-ion batteries were not included in a group of Chinese imports where tariffs will be delayed until December 15. Solar cells. Solar panels. Inverters. Steel. Aluminum frames for … Continue reading Lithium-ion batteries are (still) headed for tariffs as of September 1

6 thoughts on the current state of the residential energy storage market in #California

6 thoughts on the current state of the residential energy storage market in California Energy Toolbase hosted a webinar recently entitled “Modeling the Economics Residential Energy Storage Projects in California” where we shared our latest insights on the market. We’re constantly learning and adjusting our thinking as the market evolves. We’re fortunate to have a … Continue reading 6 thoughts on the current state of the residential energy storage market in #California

Gravity over lithium-ion: SoftBank invests $110 million in Swiss storage company Energy Vault

Gravity over lithium-ion: SoftBank invests $110 million in Swiss storage company Energy Vault The investment of Japan-based SoftBank, which has made a name for itself by pouring money into technology companies such as Uber, WeWork and Slack, further validates the growth of the energy storage industry. “The size of SoftBank investment in Energy Vault is … Continue reading Gravity over lithium-ion: SoftBank invests $110 million in Swiss storage company Energy Vault

#BASF and #NGK Partner to Sell Stationary Energy Storage Batteries

BASF and NGK Partner to Sell Stationary Energy Storage Batteries BASF New Business GmbH (BNB) and NGK announced a sales partnership agreement that gives BNB non-exclusive rights to sell NGK’s NAS® batteries (sodium-sulfur (NaS)-based batteries) via BASF’s global channels. NGK’s NAS battery is the first commercialized megawatt-class battery which has the capacity to store large … Continue reading #BASF and #NGK Partner to Sell Stationary Energy Storage Batteries

Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries

Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries Tesla might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries if it wants to expand its product lineup and scale production, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The comments came after Musk talked about … Continue reading Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries