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Northvolt secures environmental permit for Europe's largest battery factory

Northvolt secures environmental permit for Europe's largest battery factory

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2018 11:15 CEST

Northvolt today received the environmental permit for the establishment of Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery cell factory. Ground preparations on the factory site, which marks the initial step of the construction phase, will now begin on June 8.

Siemens and Northvolt partner in next generation lithium-ion battery cell production

Siemens and Northvolt partner in next generation lithium-ion battery cell production

News   •   May 25, 2018 12:00 CEST

Siemens and Northvolt today announced a partnership for the development of best-in-class technology to produce high-quality, green lithium-ion batteries. The partnership, which will be supported by Siemens through an investment of EUR 10 million, also includes the supply of lithium-ion batteries.

Skellefteå Kraft and Northvolt in strategic partnership to develop sustainable energy solutions

Skellefteå Kraft and Northvolt in strategic partnership to develop sustainable energy solutions

News   •   May 23, 2018 09:33 CEST

Skellefteå Kraft has partnered with Northvolt to develop sustainable solutions for energy storage and district heating.

Northvolt kicks off construction for Northvolt Labs –  establishment marks first step towards European large-scale battery cell manufacturing

Northvolt kicks off construction for Northvolt Labs –  establishment marks first step towards European large-scale battery cell manufacturing

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 11:30 CEST

Northvolt today kicked off the construction of Northvolt Labs. Once completed in 2019, the cutting edge scale-up and research facility will be used to develop, test and industrialize lithium-ion battery cells before large-scale production.

Media invitation: The next step towards the establishment of a European value chain for large-scale battery manufacturing

Media invitation: The next step towards the establishment of a European value chain for large-scale battery manufacturing

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2018 13:43 CEST

With the mission to enable the transition to renewable energy and electrification, Northvolt one year ago launched its plans to build Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory. The team is now entering the next phase of its mission, and on April 27 media is invited to the official kick-off for the establishment of Northvolt Labs.

Blog post: Cells, modules and packs – what is a battery?

Blog post: Cells, modules and packs – what is a battery?

Blog posts   •   Mar 13, 2018 09:35 CET

When people talk about batteries, they sometimes talk about different things. And as batteries are becoming a key enabler to the electrification of Europe, many people have asked what a battery really is, and how Northvolt’s large-scale lithium-ion battery factory fits into the picture in relation to other battery related initiatives out there. Here is how it works.

EU to support Northvolt’s European battery project with InnovFin backing

News   •   Feb 12, 2018 20:48 CET

The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a loan request from Northvolt AB. The financing, a facility of up to EUR 52.5 million, is projected to be supported by InnovFin – EU Finance for Innovators’s Energy Demonstration Projects facility, with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments.

The Swedish Energy Agency supports the establishment of Northvolt Labs

News   •   Feb 05, 2018 11:42 CET

The Swedish Energy Agency today announced it will support the establishment of Northvolt’s demonstration line, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, Sweden, with a grant up to SEK 146 million. 

Scania and Northvolt partner for heavy vehicle electrification

Scania and Northvolt partner for heavy vehicle electrification

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2018 12:30 CET

Scania and Northvolt have jointly agreed to develop and commercialise battery cell technology for heavy commercial vehicles. Scania today announces that it is investing EUR 10 million in the partnership to enhance further development and support the establishment of Northvolt's demonstration line and research facility.

Vestas and Northvolt partner on battery storage for wind energy to support the further integration of renewables

Vestas and Northvolt partner on battery storage for wind energy to support the further integration of renewables

News   •   Dec 15, 2017 11:01 CET

Sustainable energy leader Vestas and battery manufacturer Northvolt today announced a technology collaboration on the development of a lithium-ion battery platform for Vestas power plants. As an initial phase of the partnership, Vestas is investing EUR 10 million.

Northvolt partners with Swedish municipalities for the next generation of European battery manufacturing

Northvolt partners with Swedish municipalities for the next generation of European battery manufacturing

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2017 10:10 CEST

Northvolt today announced a partnership with the two Swedish municipalities Skellefteå and Västerås for the establishment of Europe’s largest and most cutting-edge lithium-ion battery manufacturing.

ABB and Northvolt partner for Europe’s largest battery factory

ABB and Northvolt partner for Europe’s largest battery factory

News   •   Sep 26, 2017 08:30 CEST

ABB and Northvolt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a wide-ranging supply and technology partnership, including products and services for Northvolt’s state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery factory and close collaboration on development of battery solutions and R&D activities. ABB Technology Ventures (ATV) will support the initial phase of this project through an early investment.

Northvolt proceeds with Västerås and Skellefteå in the site selection process of establishing a large-scale battery factory in Europe

News   •   Jul 04, 2017 07:35 CEST

Today, Northvolt took the next step towards establishing a large-scale battery factory in Europe. During the coming fall, public consultations for the establishment of a large-scale production of lithium-ion batteries will be undertaken in the two Swedish municipalities Skellefteå and Västerås.

An internship with a cause – writing a master’s thesis at Northvolt

An internship with a cause – writing a master’s thesis at Northvolt

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2017 09:30 CEST

Right now, students can join Northvolt’s mission and write a master’s thesis on topics related to battery technology. Ida Carlsson and Maria Pirttiniemi are just about to finalize their thesis on sustainability considerations in purchasing of critical battery materials. Their advice to fellow engineering students is to look for a thesis topic that they feel really passionate about.

Northvolt Strengthens Team

Northvolt Strengthens Team

Press Releases   •   May 08, 2017 12:01 CEST

Northvolt continues its work to build a world-class operational project team. We’re proud to announce several key hirings and one new Industrial Advisor.

Next step in Northvolt’s site-selection process

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2017 14:25 CEST

Northvolt proceeds with discussions with eight Swedish and two Finnish municipalities to identify the optimal site for a large scale battery production facility. Physical preconditions, logistics, local business climate and the ability to attract highly skilled labor have been particularly important in the selection process.

Batteries will revolutionize the energy sector

Batteries will revolutionize the energy sector

Blog posts   •   Apr 11, 2017 14:51 CEST

Northvolt presents its plan to build Europe’s largest battery factory

Northvolt presents its plan to build Europe’s largest battery factory

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2017 09:59 CET

Northvolt presents its plan to build Europe’s largest battery factory