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Friday Five

A weekly dive into five industry stories from the current week.

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Feb 17, 2023

  1. Northvolt May Build US EV Battery Plant Due To IRA Subsidies

  2. EU Leaders Conclude Brussels Summit, Adopt Reforms But Refuse To Renounce State Aid Rules

  3. Siemens' CEO Says The EU's Lack Of A Long-Term Energy Plan Is Stopping Investment

  4. Denmark Freezes Wind Power Projects Over Complicated Process

  5. Pursuing The Future: Volvo, Daimler And VW To Power Up European Trucks

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Jan 27, 2023

  1. How will the US IRA's electric vehicle provisions impact Europe?

  2. Climate Change: An Enduring Part of the Business Agenda

  3. How to scale your Gigafactory The five rules to scaling gigafactory production

  4. Big Brands' Rainforest Offsets Are Often Worthless, Analysis Finds

  5. Australian miners and manufacturers called to develop sustainable components - Polestar 0 needs traceable and carbon-neutral parts

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Dec 9th 2022

  1. ERG and Gécamines restart operations at Boss Mining

  2. Ring of Fire Metals signs MOU with Webequie First Nation

  3. Codelco, Chile's state-owned mine, warns of global Copper shortages 

  4. Glencore scraps $1.3 billion Australian coal project

  5. Trafigura posts record $7 billion profits 


Nov 18, 2022

  1. Battery Supply: What is Needed to Reach 300TWh by 2050?

  2. There's a Massive Battery Shortage. This Is How We Fix It.

  3. BMW to invest $1.4 billion to expand its power battery base in Shenyang

  4. Redwood to supply US-made cathode to Panasonic as Biden’s IRA-boosting supply chain grows

  5. The Saudi Arabia-Foxconn joint venture will build electric vehicles

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Oct 27, 2022

  1. $1.2 trillion in electric vehicles and batteries through 2030

  2. Chinese Patent Offices Grants Patent for RecycLiCo’s Battery Recycling Invention

  3. The Climate Economy Is About to Explode


  5. Zero emission vehicles: first ‘Fit for 55' deal

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Feb 10, 2023

  1. Climate Change Numbers from CDP Show Less Than 4% Of Companies Are Prepared 

  2. France and Germany have asked the United States to clarify its domestic content requirements for renewable energy projects.

  3. The future of clean energy projects in the US is looking very bright indeed. 

  4. A survey by Designit, only 11 per cent of businesses consider sustainability at board level once a year. 

  5. Green Tech In Europe: What Are The Main Obstacles?

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Jan 20, 2023

  1. Battery recycling and EU Directive

  2. Batteries: Recycle or Reuse

  3. Canada is making a move to become a significant player in the Ev market

  4. Client News: StoreDot

  5. Scenario planning in the context of sustainability

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Dec 2, 2022

  1. GM Is Catching Up to Tesla in EV Sales

  2. SK On signs MOU with Hyundai Motor Group to supply EV batteries in North America

  3. Global Sustainability Awards

  4. Climate 2023 Forum 6 -7 December 2022

  5. Tees Valley Lithium gets go-ahead for £200m-plus plant at Wilton International


Nov 11, 2022

  1. It's Remembrance Day!

  2. RWE to build 220MW battery storage units in NRW, Germany

  3. Industry calls for ZEV mandate legislation to be brought forward

  4. World’s Top 50 Innovators 2022

  5. The race to zero emissions is on, and Polestar is in the lead!

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Oct 21, 2022

  1. World premiere of Polestar 3.

  2. BMW Investing $1.7 Billion in U.S. EV and Battery Capacity

  3. Siemens to be ACC’s preferred supplier in automation, digitalization and electrification

  4. Australia challenges China in mining for essential elements

  5. Shell battery project in New South Wales would add 1GWh energy storage to growing market

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Feb 03, 2023

  1. European Commission plans to relax state-aid rules in response to US IRA Act

  2. Why the EU and US Climate Bills Threaten the UK Green Industry 

  3. Raw materials are crucial for the EU's future, but some locals are resisting plans to extract them

  4. Ready to explore Africa's mineral deposits responsibly? The African Mining Indbada has everything you need

  5. Circulor awarded Technology Innovation Leader 2022 by Frost & Sullivan

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Jan  13, 2023

  1. Circulor named in the 2023 Global Cleantech 100 2nd Year

  2. US Green Subsidies Attract $2.5 Billion Investment from South Korea

  3. World Economic Forum: Globl Risk Report

  4. 9 out of 10 CEOs Believe Global Sustainability is at Risk

  5. Automakers Slow Down Electric Vehicle Production

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Nov 25th, 2022

  1. Circulor selected as part of the 2022 ProcureTech100,

  2.  techUK launches new report on supply chain risks

  3. Cottingham: Europe's biggest battery storage system switched on

  4. Anglo American collaborates with Aurubis on sustainable copper value chain

  5. Goldman Sachs says U.S., Europe could end reliance on Chinese EV batteries by 2030


Nov 4,, 2022

  1. Electric Vehicle Demand in China Moves the Global Needle

  2. The Metals for Your EV Are Stuck in a 30-Mile Traffic Jam

  3. VinES and Li-Cycle Launch Global Battery Recycling Partnership

  4. Britishvolt responds to market speculation; Business continues on fresh investment

  5. It's been a big year for energy.

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