Batteries

Super Capacitor company – Vinatech, entering stock exchange.

Vinatech, a flagship supercapacitor (quick charging device) producer, will be listed on South Korean KOSDAQ. It is the first time since 2013 that the company from Conex, securities exchange exclusively for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and venture companies, has been listed. On the 25th, Vice President Hong Seong-hwan announced… Read More »Super Capacitor company – Vinatech, entering stock exchange.

Petrochemical player enters battery market, new hydroxide capacity comes online in China

SQM Chilean SQM, one of 4 lithium majors, and the largest lowest cost lithium producer announced for Q1 (-58%) decrease year on year in its lithium revenues and (-19%) decrease in lithium volumes, as the company’s lithium business has been affected by a low demand due to coronavirus epidemy. The… Read More »Petrochemical player enters battery market, new hydroxide capacity comes online in China

Chinese battery industry in April

In April 2020, China produced about 73,000 new energy vehicles, a year-on-year decrease of 31% and a month-on-month increase of 41%; the installed capacity of power batteries was  about 3.60 GWh, a year-on-year decrease of 33%, and a 30% increase from the previous month.  The industry gradually resumed its normal… Read More »Chinese battery industry in April

Q &A with CATL

What is CATL capacity in 2020? The company’s production capacity in 2019 was 53GWh, and the announced production capacity under construction is 22GWh.  How will the CATL European battery factory in Erfurt, Germany be supplied?  The supply chain of CATL’s European projects will be a mixed model. Initially, Chinese exporters… Read More »Q &A with CATL

Ecopro – from recycling to battery materials production

Ecopro announced plans to build integrated battery recycling to cathode materials manufacturing plant in the Yeongilman Industrial Complex in Pohang, South Korea. Ecopro currently produces cathode materials, with its subsidiary EcoproGEM in charge of cathode materials precursors production. Ecopro plans also on establishment of joint venture with Chinese largest battery… Read More »Ecopro – from recycling to battery materials production