As the Government prepares the UK’s first ever battery strategy, consideration must be given to how we are going to provide the quality and quantity of workers needed to secure the future of this vital industry. Lee Elwell, associate director and energy specialist at Jonathan Lee Recruitment discusses why recruitment is so important.
Electric Thermal Solutions (ETS) has developed an affordable thermal battery that turns intermittent renewable electricity into a reliable supply of industrial heat. Founded in 2021 by Daniel Stack and Joey Kabel, the Massachusetts-based startup is currently preparing for the construction of its first full-scale demo.
Founded in 2020, florrent has developed a range of ultracapacitors made using regenerative biomass rather than fossil fuels or imported coconuts. The Massachusetts-based startup was established by Jose LaSalle, Joe Hastry and Alex Nichols with the ultimate goal of supporting the global transition to renewable energy.
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) will become majority owner of what’s expected to be the world’s largest hydrogen production and storage facility as the oil giant invests in tech aimed at addressing the intermittency that plagues wind and solar power.
The UK's Cornish Lithium has announced $67 million in investment from the UK government and US private equity, to develop a domestic source of battery-grade lithium for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage.
Field, a London-based startup founded by Amit Gudka, is building the infrastructure of tomorrow with its focus on grid-scale energy storage.
Government advisors say hydrogen, CCUS, storage and smarter demand must all be rolled out faster if the UK is to achieve a zero-carbon electricity system by 2035.
Battery startup Redwood Materials has received a $2 billion loan from the DoE. The funds will be used to build a giga-scale factory making battery components for use in EVs and energy storage. Demand is expected to increase rapidly due to the US’ transition plans, helping to onshore a potential $150 billion market for electric batteries.