Tag: Battery production

Apr 27, 2022 - 01:32 pm

ACC places major cathode order with Umicore

Materials technology and recycling group Umicore and the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) battery cell joint venture between Stellantis, Total and Mercedes-Benz have signed a long-term supply agreement for cathode materials in Europe.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 02:18 pm

BYD to build 45 GWh battery factory in Guangxi

BYD has announced the construction of another battery factory in China. The new plant in Nanning, the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region in southern China, will produce battery cells and modules for both electric cars and stationary energy storage.

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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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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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Mar 25, 2022 - 01:57 pm

LGES to build battery plant in Arizona

LG Energy Solution (LGES) has announced another battery factory in North America. The production facility for the manufacture of cylindrical battery cells for use in electric vehicles is to be built in Queen Creek in the US state of Arizona. LG is investing 1.7 trillion won (about 1.3 billion euros) for it.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:44 pm

LG Energy Solution to expand Michigan plant

LG Energy Solution is planning to expand its own battery factory in Holland in the US state of Michigan. With investments amounting to 1.7 billion US dollars, the production capacity for battery cells and battery packs is to be increased fivefold there.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Stellantis & LG ES to build battery factory in Canada

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have unveiled plans to build a large electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Canada. A joint venture is to be set up to produce battery cells and modules at the new factory in Windsor in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:39 pm

SK On receives funding for battery cell plant in Hungary

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation spun off at the beginning of October 2021, can count on millions in funding for the construction of a third battery cell plant in Hungary. The EU Commission confirmed that it has approved state aid for this amounting to 209 million euros.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:05 pm

VW confirms plans for battery plant near Valencia

The Volkswagen Group has now officially confirmed the previously leaked plans to build a battery cell factory in Valencia, Spain. This is part of a total investment of more than seven billion euros along the entire e-mobility value chain in Spain.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 03:58 pm

Sparkz to build batteries in West Virginia

US battery manufacturer Sparkz has announced that it will begin construction in 2022 of a Gigafactory in West Virginia to commercialise their zero-cobalt battery. The Gigafactory will initially employ 350 workers.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 03:41 pm

CATL considers plant in North America

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL considers building a cell factory with a production capacity of 80 GWh in North America. A media report reveals that the Chinese company has not yet decided on a location and that Mexico, the USA and Canada are likely candidates.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 12:24 pm

Mercedes opens battery assembly plant in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz has opened a battery factory near its US plant. However, the plant will not be manufacturing cells, as only purchased cells will be assembled into ready-to-install batteries for the EQE and EQS SUV models. A US cell manufacturing operation by Mercedes will be done jointly with AESC.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Northvolt to build battery factory in Germany

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt has announced another battery factory, this time in Germany. ‘Northvolt Drei’ is to be built in Heide in Schleswig-Holstein and will have an annual production capacity of 60 GWh.

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Mar 11, 2022 - 03:22 pm

Exide announces plans for Indian battery factory

The Indian battery manufacturer Exide Industries plans to build a battery cell factory in India with an annual capacity of several gigawatt-hours. The company is getting further support from Chinese battery cell manufacturer SVOLT.

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Mar 2, 2022 - 02:25 pm

Sunwoda to build 30 GWh battery plant in China

The Chinese battery manufacturer Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery plans to invest around 12 billion yuan (1.7 billion euros) in the construction of a production facility with an annual capacity of 30 GWh in Zhuhai in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 01:21 pm

Northvolt to build second battery factory in Sweden

Northvolt plans to convert a closed Stora Enso paper mill in Sweden into a gigafactory to produce up to 100 GWh of cathode material as well as battery cells. The two companies have signed a letter of intent that calls for Northvolt to purchase the Kvarnsveden Mill in Borlänge, Sweden, and the surrounding industrial area.

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Feb 22, 2022 - 11:09 am

Norway invests in sustainable battery production

The Norwegian government’s Green Platform initiative has approved around 100 million Norwegian kroner (about 9.8 million euros) to support the research project ‘Sustainable Materials for the Battery Value Chain’ to establish sustainable battery production in the country.

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Feb 17, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Prime Planet to build third battery plant in China

Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, the battery joint venture of Toyota and Panasonic, is expanding its production capacities, according to a media report. At the existing site in Dalian, a third battery plant is apparently being built as of this month, where cells for hybrid cars are to be produced.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 12:18 pm

Eurocell to build battery ‘gigafactory’ in Europe

A British-Korean company called Eurocell has announced plans to build a ‘gigafactory’ for battery cells in Western Europe. This will also produce cells for electric cars and will be built in two phases with an initial investment of 600 million pounds.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/04/27/acc-places-major-cathode-order-with-umicore/
27.04.2022 13:16