Brookfield and the Caisse buy automotive battery business from Johnson Controls for $13 billion

Johnson Controls’ Power Solutions business produces batteries for global automakers and retailers for use in nearly all types of vehicles, including hybrid and electrical models.Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Batteries are used in about a third of cars globally MONTREAL — Brookfield Business Partners LP and the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, together with a group of institutional partners, have signed a deal to buy Johnson Controls’ power solutions business for US$13.2 billion in one of the […]

The Battery Boom Will Draw $1.2 Trillion in Investment by 2040

Employees work on the roof of an electric bus at the BYD Coach and Bus factory in Lancaster, California. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

By Brian Eckhouse – Bloomberg.com The battery boom is coming to China, California and basically everywhere else—and it will be even bigger than previously thought. The global energy-storage market will surge to a cumulative 942 gigawatts by 2040, according to a new forecast from Bloomberg NEF published Tuesday, and that growth will necessitate $1.2 […]

Ceylon Graphite Tops Spherical Graphite Parameters

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ceylon Graphite Corp.(“Ceylon Graphite” or the “Company”)(TSX-V:CYL) (OTC:CYLYF) (FSE: CCY) announced today that Dorfner Analysenzentrum und Anlagenplanungsgesellschaft mbH (“ANZAPLAN”) has certified graphite obtained from its K 1 exploration site meets the parameters of spherical graphite required for battery and energy storage applications. […]

Ceylon Graphite Receives DTC Eligibility

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ceylon Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite” or the “Company”)(TSX-V: CYL) (OTC: CYLYF) (FSE: CCY) announces that it has secured The Depository Trust Company (DTC) eligibility for its shares traded in the United States under the symbol CYLYF. The Company’s common shares traded on the OTC Market […]

Indian makers of graphite electrodes offer purest play and most upside; BoAML sees 104% rally in Graphite India

By Moneycontrol News @moneycontrolcom China’s new policies, introduced in late-2016, mark the beginning of a possible 20-year demand upcycle for electrodes as cleaner EAFs start to replace blast furnaces. Global brokerage house Bank of America Merrill Lynch expanded its coverage of graphite electrodes (GE) with four new Buy ratings globally, including HEG and Graphite India as […]

The Shortest Distance Between the Mineral and the Battery

October 2, 2018 – Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Graphite Daily Notwithstanding the cancellation of the rebates for electric vehicles in Ontario, Canada, and the very public trials and tribulations of Tesla and its colorful CEO growth in sales of electric and hybrid electric vehicles is likely here to stay. As the […]

Ceylon Graphite’s New Resource Estimate at the Malsipura Project Shows Significant Economic Value

October 2nd , 2018 – Vancouver, BC – Ceylon Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite”or the “Company”) (TSX-V: CYL) (OTC: CYLYF) (FSE: CCY) is pleased to announce it has filed a technical report (the “Technical Report”) for the Malsipura Graphite Project (“Malsipura Project”).  The Technical Report is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and […]

The World Bank Just Placed a $1 Billion Bet on Batteries

 By LUCAS LAURSEN – FORTUNE.COM September 27, 2018 The World Bank will offer loans up to $1 billion and seek partners for an additional $4 billion to finance batteries in the developing world, it announced Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly. The bank aims to finance 17.5 gigawatt-hours of battery storage capacity […]

Ceylon Graphite Corp Confirms Marketable Battery Grade Graphite

 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ceylon Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite”or the “Company”) (CYL.V) (CYLYF) (CCY.F) announced today that Dorfner ANZAPLAN has certified that graphite obtained from its K1 site is upgradeable and meets the specifications of marketable battery grade graphite with a final carbon content of 99.96 wt -%. […]

Graphene Could Soon Make Your Computer 1000 Times Faster

By Dom Galeon Writer, Futurism In brief Researchers from several universities have teamed up to develop a radical kind of transistor. Instead of using silicon, the team used graphene to build a logic gate series that uses less power but could work 1,000 times faster than current ones. Graphene at it again […]

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