Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest Battery Factory in World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:30:13 +0000

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

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SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring At Its 1st US-Based EV Battery Site In Georgia

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:01:50 +0000

With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta

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Li-ion Battery Cell Capacity Will Quadruple To 1.3 TWh By 2030, New Report Forecasts

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:40:38 +0000

In a new report by Wood Mackenzie, the organization forecasts that the global lithium-ion cell manufacturing capacity pipeline could quadruple and reach 1.4 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030 compared to last year

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GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 02:39:16 +0000

GM formed a joint venture with LG Chem earlier this year, Ultium Cells LLC, and CleanTechnica was lucky to talk at length with GM President Mark Reuss about this and the company’s electrification plans just before a certain infamous coronavirus shut the country down. The Ultium battery factory in Ohio is sprouting now

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Britishvolt To Build Battery Gigafactory In UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 22:28:53 +0000

Britishvolt will apparently build a 30 gigawatt-hour (GWh) battery “gigaplant”/gigafactory in Wales. It will be powered by a 200 megawatt (MW) solar power plant

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CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part Three — Low-Carbon Advantage, Product Mix & Strategy

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 02:55:51 +0000

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. In this the third and final part of the interview, we discuss the benefits of Northvolt’s low carbon manufacturing approach in the European context, and learn about its product mix and strategic positioning

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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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Recent LG Chem, CATL, & SK Innovation Battery News

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 04:23:09 +0000

Three of the top companies in EV battery world had some notable news at the end of April that never saw the light of day here on CleanTechnica. Let’s jump into them

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Mercedes-Benz Increasing Battery Production In Kamenz, Germany

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 05:59:08 +0000

Mercedes-Benz is increasing its battery production in its factory in Kamenz, Germany, as it preps for the rollout of more fully electric vehicles

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LG Chem Has Begun Mass Production Of NCM712 Batteries In Poland

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:10:32 +0000

Practically in my backyard in Wroclaw, Poland, LG Chem began mass production of NCM712 batteries in the 1st quarter of

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