Month: April 2019

Explore the Battery Revolution!

New ‘blue-green’ solution for recycling world’s batteries

Rice scientists show solvent leaches cobalt, lithium for reuse from spent batteries Materials scientists demonstrate an environmentally friendly solution to remove valuable cobalt and lithium metals from spent lithium-ion batteries. The metals and the eutectic solvent they use to extract them can then be recycled. A solution turns green as it pulls cobalt from a…
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Nordic region’s largest battery will assist 44MW hydropower plant as it balances the grid

Fortum believes that frequency regulation in Sweden, currently mostly done with hydropower plants, will increasingly turn to batteries as a complement or alternative. Image: Fortum. Finland-headquartered clean energy solutions provider Fortum is to deploy the largest battery so far in the Nordic region, a 6.2MWh system at a hydropower plant in Sweden. The company is…
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