Top 5 Battery manufacturing News Week 5

by | Feb 6, 2023 | News | 0 comments

  • LG Energy Solution is pushing for the construction of a battery plant in the U.S. state of Arizona again. The plan was announced last year but was put on hold. “We are discussing with Tesla the supply of cylindrical batteries to be produced by the Arizona plant,” LG Energy Solution said in an earnings conference call on Jan. 27. “We will announce a detailed plan as soon as the plan is finalized.

    Source: Battery Industry
  • StoreDot, the pioneer of extreme fast charging battery technology for electric vehicles, has partnered with Circulor, the leading supply chain traceability solution, to track the provenance and CO2 emissions of the raw materials used in its battery cells and its manufacturing cells process in order to prove responsible, sustainable, and ethical sourcing.

    Source: Batteries News
  • Tesla’s announcement this week of $3.6 billion more investment in Nevada, where it’s partnered for years with Panasonic at one of the world’s highest-volume battery plants. The carmaker said the splurge will go to 4 million square feet of manufacturing space that eventually will make 100 gigawatt-hours of cells.

    Source: Batteries News
  • Volkswagen’s plans for a battery cell factory in Spain have entered the next phase by purchasing a plot of land. PowerCo, the Group’s battery division, has signed the papers and was ready to invest €63 mn to buy 130 hectares in Sagunt, near Valencia.

    Source: Electrive
  • An Australian firm has been named as the preferred bidder for Britishvolt, the UK battery start-up which collapsed last month.

    Source: BBC

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