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2021 Review: Battery Metals Have Enchanted the Market

There’s simply no other way to put it. Battery metals are red hot now as the world continues to charge … Read More
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There’s simply no other way to put it. Battery metals are red hot now as the world continues to charge headlong towards electrification and zero carbon emissions.

Lithium prices have soared to record levels with Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) noting recently that average 6% lithium oxide spodumene concentrate pricing in the December 2021 quarter would be at the high end of its previous guidance of between US$1,650 and US$1,800 per dry metric tonne CIF (cost, insurance and freight) China.

This is further highlighted by Benchmark Mineral Intelligence data from November noting that US$1,250/t is now the low point of recorded sales, well above the US$400/t mark where prices were at last year.

Nickel has also been cooking with prices continuing to trade close to the US$20,000/t mark while graphite prices are expected to stay elevated in 2022 due to a continued deficit in supplies.

Cobalt could extend its gains in 2022 after doubling in price this year.

This is all due to the faster than expected growth in demand for electric vehicles as the transition to clean energy continues.

Battery metal demand is also likely to climb further as more grid-scale energy storage developments are approved.

Here are the most-read battery metals articles on Stockhead this year

The lithium sector’s second age is nearly here; these ASX stocks could open a gap on the pack

The signs of lithium’s growth were apparent as early as May when Orocobre and Galaxy Resources came together in a $4bn merger to form the world’s fifth largest lithium chemicals company.

Readers were also drawn to the featured companies and their activities such as Core Lithium completing scoping level test work on samples from their Finniss project.

Build Your Own Portfolio – lithium: Experts say start with these 8 ASX stocks

Stockhead articles highlighting ASX stocks are certainly popular as this piece from February this year featuring eight export picks best demonstrates.

The article also highlighted how lithium stocks had turned the corner, noting that an initial $5000 investment in our list of lithium stocks in February 2020 would have quadrupled in value.

Bargain Barrel: 10 ASX lithium stocks with a sub-$15m market cap

Stockhead readers are clearly keen to find the next bargain as this somewhat more recent article from September about some of the cheaper lithium buys demonstrates.

Without going into too much detail, some of these companies have done pretty well for themselves since then, have a gander to find out more.

Expert View: Missed out on Tesla? ‘There are other opportunities’ to invest in battery technology

Taking a broader look at battery metals, Stockhead’s interview with TradingView executive Glenn Leese highlighted a number of opportunities in the tech space.

Notably, he pointed out long distance trucking and energy storage for mining companies as two areas worth considering.

Lesse also noted that companies that were not first movers could also succeed but required more due diligence.

The cobalt price is about to surge. So far, the market is missing it

In a little bit of successful crystal ball gazing, Stockhead noted first thing in January that the cobalt sector was starting to look a lot healthier.

Benchmark Minerals Intelligence had also forecast that the cobalt market would move into structural deficit as the EV sector ramped up.

All these have proven to be true though the deficit was not as severe as expected as companies pushed to increase production.

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Global Battery Charger IC Industry Outlook 2022: Overview, Opportunities, Key Companies and Forecast to 2028

The report Global Battery Charger IC Market 2022 delivers a 360-degree view of the Battery Charger IC Market. The most influential trends and their impact…

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According to GRD Survey data, the global Battery Charger IC market is estimated at million US$ in 2021 and is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2028, growing at a CAGR of % in the forecast period between 2022 and 2028.

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Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain and Russia, etc.)

Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, India, Australia)

South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, etc.)

Middle East and Africa (Turkey, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, etc.)

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Li-ion Charger IC

Super Capacitor Charger IC

Lead Acid Charger IC


Market Snapshot, By Application

Consumer Electronics


Power Industry


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Texas Instruments



Samsung Electronics

Richtek Technology


Renesas Electronics Corporation



New Japan Radio (NJR)



Cypress Semiconductor

Analog Devices

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History Year: 2016-2020

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Year 2021 to 2027

This report includes the estimation of market size in terms of value (million USD) and volume from top-down approach by analyzing major submarkets and their major driving factors, and verified from bottom-up approaches. Key players in the market have been identified through secondary research, and their market shares have been determined through primary and secondary research. All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns have been determined using secondary sources and verified from primary sources.

For the data information by region, company, type and application, 2020 is considered as the base year. Whenever data information was unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.

Key Stakeholders Considered in the study:

Raw material vendors


Regulatory authorities, including government agencies and NGO

Commercial research & development (R&D) institutions

Importers and exporters

Government organizations, research organizations, and consulting firms

Trade/Industrial associations

End-use industries

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This report also presents product specification, manufacturing process, and product cost structure etc.Production is separated by regions, technology and applications. Analysis also covers upstream raw materials, equipment, downstream client survey, marketing channels, industry development trend and proposals. In the end, the report includes Battery Charger IC Market new project SWOT analysis, investment feasibility analysis, investment return analysis, and development trend analysis. In conclusion, it is a deep research report on Global Battery Charger IC Market. Here, we express our thanks for the support and assistance from Battery Charger IC Market chain related technical experts and marketing engineers during Research Team’s survey and interviews.

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Necked-in Aerosol Cans Market to Witness Growth Acceleration | Ball Corporation, Crown Holdings Inc.

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Ball Corporation, Crown Holdings Inc., Ardagh Packaging Holdings Limited, Nampak Ltd., Westrock Company, CCL Industries.

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South America (Brazil etc.)
Europe (Turkey, Germany, Russia UK, Italy, France, etc.)
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Chapter 2 Global Economic Impact on Industry

Chapter 3 Global Market Competition by Manufacturers

Chapter 4 Global Production, Revenue (Value) by Region

Chapter 5 Global Supply (Production), Consumption, Export, Import by Regions

Chapter 6 Global Production, Revenue (Value), Price Trend by Type

Chapter 7 Global Market Analysis by Application

Chapter 8 Manufacturing Cost Analysis

Chapter 9 Industrial Chain, Sourcing Strategy and Downstream Buyers

Chapter 10 Marketing Strategy Analysis, Distributors/Traders

Chapter 11 Market Effect Factors Analysis

Chapter 12 Global Necked-in Aerosol Cans Market Forecast

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NREL tests Type-3 turbines using grid-forming controls

NREL and GE have demonstrated grid-forming technologies in the Type-3 wind turbine, a step in long-term grid modernisation efforts.
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General Electric (GE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have demonstrated grid-forming technologies in the Type-3 wind turbine, a step in long-term grid modernisation efforts as the rapid deployment of renewable technologies transforms the electric power system.

Grid-forming technologies provide functions that are traditionally provided by synchronous machinery. They allow solar and other inverter-based energy sources to restart the electric grid independently.

In grid-forming mode, a generator can set grid voltage, frequency and, if necessary, operate without power from the grid. This includes the ability to restart power following an outage, restabilize after a transient electrical event and to generally form the grid as baseline power resources.

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Instead of large, traditional spinning generators, inverter-based resources like wind, solar, and batteries are being primed for this role in multiple U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) projects. As renewables make up a larger share of the power supply, they will also need to take on more responsibility as stewards of grid stability and reliability.

In this particular demonstration, GE and NREL teams deployed controls for the 2.5MW Type-3 wind turbine to provide primary frequency and voltage support, restabilizing the surrounding grid by adjusting its power in response to momentary electrical variances.

Researchers said Type-3 turbines are especially complex for developing grid-forming controls. These turbines use a generator that is directly connected to the grid, with the turbines’ electricity output controlled by power electronics components. Grid-forming controls could allow the turbine to make up for fewer conventional sources of stability on the grid, such as natural gas-fired generators.

A 5MW research dynamometer served as prime mover in the mock power system, allowing the researchers to emulate different grid dynamics and observe the turbine’s performance. The team found that with GE’s grid-forming controls, the turbine can contribute inertial and phase jump power in similar ways as a synchronous machine, which is a key feature to adding stability to the grid.

NREL used Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (AIRES), an energy systems integration platform that allows at-scale experimentation in a replica grid environment. AIRES is a step-up from previous platforms, allowing for research at the 20 MW level. Helping to power and scale up the technology is NREL’s 8-petaflop supercomputer.

“In this work we have found that the grid-forming turbine serves underlying stability in cases where it’s needed: in systems with many inverter-based resources and few conventional forms of stability,” said NREL Chief Engineer Vahan Gevorgian.

Such capabilities are generally not available with grid-following controls in today’s inverter-based resources, which rely on externally generated voltages by synchronous machines to operate. Grid-following technologies, which exist in most solar plants and battery storage systems, typically produce power that closely follows the grid frequency and voltage of the larger electric system. With grid-following, inverters will shut off power when there is a large disturbance or outage on the grid and wait for a signal that the disturbance has settled and it is safe to restart.

The GE-NREL effort is the first of several federally funded wind technology demonstrations as part of the Energy Technologies Office project, “Wind as a Virtual Synchronous Generator,” which aims to research wind and storage inverter controls that electronically imitate conventional generators. Research teams will continue to study how the grid-forming turbine interacts with other devices on the power system and whether the grid-forming mode results in greater mechanical stress on the turbine.

In the 2020 Research Roadmap on Grid-Forming Inverters, researchers from NREL, universities, and the DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office outlined a plan to use renewable energy to jump-start the grid by taking advantage of inverters, which provide the interface between the grid and energy sources like solar panels, wind turbines, and energy storage.

The present power system (a) has historically been dominated by synchronous generators having large rotational inertia. Future systems (b) will have a significant fraction of inverter-based generation resources. This implies a need for next-generation grid-forming controllers that ensure grid stability at any level of penetration with inverter-based resources. (Source: Research Roadmap on Grid-Forming Inverters, NREL)

Researchers noted in the report that inverter controls now are predominantly grid-following and that future power systems will involve a mix of inverter-based resources with both grid-following and grid-forming control capabilities. Growth over time will depend on how well grid-forming inverters perform and what advantages they bring as penetration levels of inverter-based resources increases, the researchers said.

They recommended the “review of regulatory and technical standards and the development of advanced modeling techniques” for grid-forming inverters.

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