EVs are stable energy storage asset, says Innovate UK
Innovate UK has brushed aside ongoing fears around using electric and plug-in vehicles as an energy storage facility, insisting they present a "car park of energy storage" for UK network companies after 2025.
Waste car batteries could fuel solar panel manufacture
Materials from discarded car batteries could potentially be recycled into solar panels, according to researchers.
Life-cycle analysis of batteries will help boost electric vehicle uptake
A new project which has developed innovative strategies for producing cleaner, safer and better performing lithium-polymer batteries is a promising step towards increasing the uptake of electric vehicles, say researchers.
Ireland braces itself for TV waste surge
As the digital switchover approaches, Ireland is set to see television CRT waste rocket by more than 25% as people make the decision to upgrade or change their set.
Fire-hit battery recycler Loddon goes into administration
Battery reprocessor Loddon Recycling whose Hampshire base was hit by a major fire last summer has gone into administration after 40 years of trading.