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The rise of the electric car means we may soon have a mountain of difficult-to-recycle used batteries unless car manufacturers work to make them more sustainable
A surge in electric vehicle demand within the next three years will require the UK to launch its first full-scale gigafactory for battery production, according to the boss of a research institute backed by the government.
Part 4 of our week-long electric vehicle (EV) series goes behind scenes with the UK scientists working on transformative EV battery technologies.
In part 3 of our week-long series we look at how Britain can keep pace with France and Germany in the production of batteries for EVs.
The Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials speak to BBC News at One about their work on the Faraday Institution Recycling Lithium Io...
Cordless appliances, such as cordless vacuums and mobile phones are increasingly popular. Which? examines the impact of their lithium-ion batteries.
As the world scrambles to replace fossil fuels with clean energy, the environmental impact of finding all the lithium required could become a major issue in its own right
The Faraday Institution aims to make the UK a world leader in battery technology, and achieving scale will be the key challenge faced by its new leader.
A former BP executive has been hired to lead Britain’s research into batteries and energy storage. Neil Morris has been appointed chief executive of the Faraday Institution, which was set up last...
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In partnership with Audi. How far does electric car technology go? Developing ever-efficient batteries with longer ranges and great power is within an engi…
Perfecting large-scale battery technology is high on the agenda for the government. Stuart Nathan reports on the latest developments here and around the world. An energy storage installation from UniEnergy Technologies Energy storage is often seen as the most important missing part in the electricity infrastructure of many countries, not least the UK. The main…
OXFORD University is to be a key player in supporting the development of next-generation batteries which could speed up drivers switching to…
The University of Bath is part of a consortium of academic and industry partners awarded Government funding to conduct research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) revolution.
Backed by the U.K. government, the Faraday Institution’s latest program sees four consortia receive funding to conduct application-inspired research into addressing challenges in electric vehicle batteries.
The UK’s Faraday Institution recently announced up to £42 million (US$58 million) in new government funding to four UK-based consortia to conduct application-inspired research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) revolution. The Faraday Institution is the UK’s independent national battery research institute, and was established...
A competition to boost British battery technology is to be announced today as part of a £246 million government investment. Greg Clark, the business secretary, will launch the first phase of...
The new rules will help households generate and store electricity and sell it back to the National Grid.
The money will fund a series of competitions to boost expertise in battery technology and set up a 'battery institute'
Energy Secretary Greg Clark told the Tory Conference today that Britain leads the way in energy and will be at the forefront of battery technology. An ebullient Mr Clark said …
UK Business Secretary, Greg Clark has announced the consortium of UK universities which will form the GBP65m (US$86m) Faraday Battery Institute.
Business Secretary has today announced the universities that will lead pioneering research into next generation of battery technology
October 3 (Renewables Now) - The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on Monday announced that seven universities will f
Conference speech promises government will build on the UK's position as a pioneer in battery and electric vehicle technology,Politics,Policy ,Theresa May,Conservative Party
WMG researchers, at the University of Warwick, will be a significant part of a new £65 million national battery research initiative. The Faraday Institution, a new multi-million pound research institute, was announced on Monday 2nd October 2017, by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It will drive and accelerate fundamental research in developing battery technologies, and its translation.
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As part of the government’s £246 million drive to augment its battery and energy storage knowledge and network, the new Faraday Institution will deliver steady funding to some of the country’s leading universities to support their storage research.