EBA250 NEWS

Season’s Greetings

A very exciting year for the European Battery Alliance is coming to its end and we would like to share Season's Greetings! The European battery industry is continuously growing and...

EIT InnoEnergy invests €5.8m into Northvolt’s “mission critical” battery recycling plant

Northvolt to commercialise new lithium ion recovery methods to support 2030 recycling targets InnoEnergy,  with the support of the EIT and the European Union, has announced its €5.8 million investment...

EU approves €3.2 billion state aid for battery research and innovation

The European Commission has approved an Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in...

Battery maker Northvolt scales up ambitions with factory push

Northvolt is aiming for a 25% market share on the European Lithium-ion battery cell market  and is planning for further expansion of their cell production. Read the Financial Times article...

Battery Manufacturing in Europe: is there a second chance?

Oliver Wyman, the global management consulting firm, has made a short and concise description of the European battery industry and its future. It concludes that Europe has the clear need...

Tesla plans to build its Gigafactory 4 in Germany

Tesla will expand its global manufacturing network with a gigafactory near Berlin, Germany. Batteries and powertrains will be made there in addition to cars, beginning with the Model Y crossover,...

Grid scale storage taking off in the US

Battery installations in existing plants are replacing fossil peak generators in several big cities in the US. Latest announcement is from New York. Read more

Election of the first Governing Board of BatteRIes Europe

The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Batteries, BatteRIes Europe, held its first General Assembly on 22 October in Brussels, Belgium. Following the launch of the platform in June, the...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of lithium-ion batteries

John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino are the Nobel laureates in chemistry for 2019 for their work on lithium-ion batteries that allowed to open for a technical...

The European Battery Alliance and EIT InnoEnergy launch the Business Investment Platform

Co-designed by industrial players and public and private financial institutions, the BIP accelerates transactions in the European battery value chain. Today at the 6th EBA250 stakeholder meeting, EIT InnoEnergy has...

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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