Tag: battery cells

May 12, 2022 - 02:37 pm

Northvolt granted funding for German plant

Northvolt is to recieve European funding for its battery factory in Germany. In Berlin, the German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Robert Habeck officially handed over notification of IPCEI funding (Important Projects of Common European Interest) to Northvolt.

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May 12, 2022 - 02:08 pm

BMW rumoured to use round cells for the New Class

Shortly after BMW boss Oliver Zipse confirmed that the new New Class platform planned for 2025 will first be used in the 3 Series segment and probably exclusively in purely electric mode, the next strategic shift is now on the horizon: According to a report, BMW could switch to round cells for the battery.

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May 11, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Farasis presents ‘Ultra High Power’ battery cells

Farasis Energy is expanding its fourth generation of battery cells for electric vehicles with a variant called Ultra High Power, which, according to the manufacturer, achieves a fast charging time of less than 15 minutes – while maintaining a high energy density of 300 Wh/kg.

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May 4, 2022 - 04:09 pm

Bitterfeld-Wolfen is cancelling contract with Farasis

The planned battery cell factory of Daimler partner Farasis Energy in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt) is probably not going to happen. According to a media report, Bitterfeld-Wolfen has terminated the urban development contract with Farasis Energy Europe. The company has confirmed the move – but the connection has not been completely cut.

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May 1, 2022 - 05:28 pm

SK On to work on Korean battery standards

In Korea, SK On –the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation – has signed a ‘Business Agreement on Establishing Standards for EV Battery Status and Valuation’ with the Korea Automotive Inspection and Warranty Association (KAIWA).

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Apr 22, 2022 - 12:23 pm

CATL to start mining lithium in Yichun

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has secured the mining rights for a lithium mine in Yichun in Jiangxi province for 865 million yuan (123 million euros). According to CATL, the mine is expected to yield 2.66 million tonnes of lithium metal oxide.

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Apr 21, 2022 - 01:05 pm

Gotion High-Tech to supply batteries for Geely

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has signed a supply agreement with Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle. Under the agreement, Gotion will supply battery cells for around 126,000 Geely light commercial vehicles such as minivans and light trucks between 2022 and 2024.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 02:10 pm

Britishvolt & Italvolt founder announces US subsidiary

Lars Carlstrom, the founder of Britishvolt and Italvolt, has announced another battery factory – this time in the USA. The newly founded company Statevolt is to build a factory in Southern California’s Imperial Valley that will offer an annual capacity of 54 GWh when fully expanded – enough for around 650,000 electric vehicles.

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Apr 18, 2022 - 02:34 pm

All Solid-State Battery: Could Nissan make it first?

When Nissan announced it was prototyping all solid-state batteries, the news held an ambitious timeline to start pilot producing ASSBs in 2024 and power a series EV in 2028. In a follow-up call, Nissan detailed the basics of their technology, while claiming breakthroughs that build on an advantage indeed fewer carmakers have.

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Apr 14, 2022 - 02:05 pm

Envision AESC to build battery plant in Kentucky

Battery manufacturer Envision AESC has announced plans to invest two billion US dollars in a new factory in the US state of Kentucky. The factory at the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green in Warren County will be designed for an annual capacity of 30 gigawatt-hours and will produce battery cells and modules for electric cars […]

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:12 pm

BYD to build new battery plant in Zhejiang

BYD is planning a new production facility for its blade batteries in Taizhou in the Chinese province of Zhejiang. Production capacities for 22 GWh per year are to be created there on an area of around one million square metres.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 01:58 pm

NHTSA investigates LG ES battery recalls

The US Federal Highway and Vehicle Safety Administration is moving to investigate LG Energy Solution’s faulty battery cells that led to fires in electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to ensure that all defective batteries have been recalled by car manufacturers.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 03:45 pm

Gotion High-Tech begins serial production of 210 Wh/kg LFP batteries

According to company CEO Li Zhen, Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech has achieved industrialisation of the battery cell with LFP chemistry presented at the beginning of 2021, which offers an energy density of 210 Wh/kg. The company is also working on a semi-solid-state battery that is expected to reach 360 Wh/kg.

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Mar 31, 2022 - 03:02 pm

CircuBAT to analyze battery supply chains

The CircuBAT research project aims to close the loop between the production, application and recycling of lithium-ion batteries from mobility. To this end, seven Swiss research institutions and 24 companies are jointly looking for optimisation options for more sustainability in all stages of the battery’s life.

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Mar 29, 2022 - 05:23 pm

Battrion & Jagenberg to supply aligned graphite production lines

Battrion, a battery technology spinoff from the Swiss university ETH Zurich, has teamed up with German production specialist Jagenberg Converting Solution. The two companies intend to supply anode pilot and GWh production lines that use Battrion’s Aligned Graphite technology for the lithium-ion battery industry.

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Mar 29, 2022 - 04:21 pm

Anodox Energy to build two battery plants in Latvia

The Swedish company Anodox Energy Systems wants to build two factories in Latvia to produce batteries for electric vehicles. According to Latvia’s Ministry of Economy, a plant for the assembly of battery packs will be built first in the port of Riga. The second plant, which will focus on cell production, is to follow shortly […]

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/12/northvolt-granted-funding-for-german-plant/
12.05.2022 14:18