EBA250 NEWS

Nordic Battery Scene: speech from Maroš Šefčovič

Since its launch in 2017, the European Battery Alliance has attracted more than 440 industrial and innovation actors and some 100 billion euros in investment with the objective to build...

A new regulatory framework on batteries to reach Europe’s sustanibility goals

A new EBA250 meeting was held virtually on 1 July 2020 on the topic of sustainability legislation for batteries in Europe and its impact on the European battery industry. More...

EV charging infrastructure: a growing part of the electricity system

While total car sales dropped in many countries already in 2019, and even more in the first part of 2020, electric cars sold better. The global market size and most...

Towards a fully integrated supply chain in Europe

Access to sustainable raw materials is not only an important cornerstone in building a European battery value chain. It is also a strategic security question for Europe’s ambition to deliver...

Umicore secures EIB loan of €125M for battery components factory in Poland

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €125M loan with Umicore to finance the construction of a cathode material manufacturing facility in Poland. The cathode materials will be supplied...

How stationary batteries further trigger the storage boom

With the widespread adoption of renewable energy resources, energy storage is becoming a key necessity for power balancing and increased flexibility. Renewable energy sources are intermittent by nature, producing energy...

Accelerating battery recycling

Accessing secondary raw materials through recycling in a circular economy of batteries is a prerequisite not only to secure access to valuable raw materials but also building more resilient supply...

Cessna Caravan plane completes first all-electric flight

We published recently an article on electric passenger planes and how they could be the next application for batteries. There is indeed much interesting development in this area looking at...

Can batteries power heavy duty vehicles?

Developments in European legislation, battery technology and charging times in connection with a European-wide charging infrastructure make electrified trucks (E-trucks) a realistic alternative for decarbonising the transport system. Electrification will...

How is Europe standing up in the transformation to electric vehicles?

Due to COVID-19, relevant and important questions have emerged as to how this will impact the electric vehicle deployment and associated market in Europe. Due to this, Transport & Environment...

UPCOMING EBA250 EVENTS

2020
8
Dec
Battery Megafactories Europe 2020

Created by the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain experts at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, Battery…

Berlin, Germany

PAST EBA250 EVENTS

2020
30
Jun
VDMA Virtual Battery Exhibition

We are happy to invite you to join the VDMA Virtual Battery Exhibition. Unveiling…

Online,
2020
18
May
Geothermal lithium projects in Europe

EGEC, the European Geothermal Energy Council, invites you to join a live Facebook interview…

Online, Facebook
2020
14
May
Collection & Recycling – Circular Economy in the Battery Industry

RECHARGE, the Advanced Rechargeable & Lithium Batteries Association, organises a virtual roundtable discussion with…

Online,
2020
5
May
EU Sustainability Legislation for Batteries: The Dos and Don’ts

RECHARGE, the Advanced Rechargeable & Lithium Batteries Association, organises a virtual roundtable discussion with…

Online,
2020
17
Mar
CANCELLED – 7th EBA250 Stakeholders’ Meeting

After due considerations and large efforts to uphold and execute the 7th EBA250 Stakeholder meeting…

Brussels, Belgium
2019
10
Oct
Mission 10.000: Batteries Conference

EBA250 will be presenting a speech on the progress of creating a European Battery…

Braga, Portugal
2019
3
Oct
The Business Booster 2019

EBA250 team will be present at The Business Booster – the annual two-day international…

Paris, France
2019
25
Sep
6th EBA250 Stakeholders Meeting

The next EBA250 meeting will be held in Brussels on Wednesday, September 25th 2019….

Brussels, Belgium
2019
18
Jun
Battery Ecosystem Accelerator Of Norway kick-off meeting

BEACON – Battery Ecosystem ACcelerator Of Norway – is an exciting new initiative to…

Trondheim, Norway
2019
28
May
French EBA250 conference

After Sweden, Spain, and soon Germany, EBA250 goes now to France. Organised by Bpifrance,…

Paris, France
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