Northvolt assembles first lithium-ion battery cell at Swedish gigafactory
Last night, the commissioning of the Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden led to the assembly of the first battery cell. Marking a new chapter in European industrial history, the cell is the first to have been fully designed, developed and assembled at a gigafactory by a homegrown European battery company.
Galp and Northvolt establish joint venture ‘Aurora’ to develop a lithium conversion facility
Galp and Northvolt establish joint venture ‘Aurora’ to develop a lithium processing facility in Portugal, with an annual production capacity of up to 35,000 tons of lithium hydroxide and a start of commercial operations in 2026.
Northvolt produces first fully recycled battery cell – looks towards establishing 125,000 ton/year giga recycling plant
Northvolt today announced that its recycling program, Revolt, has produced its first lithium-ion battery cell featuring a nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cathode produced with metals recovered through the recycling of battery waste.
Northvolt partners with Swedish cleantech startup to upcycle 200.000 tons of salt per year
Northvolt and Cinis Fertilizer, a Swedish startup on a mission to produce sustainable and circular fertilizer, today announced the signing of an offtake agreement for sodium sulfate salt to be recovered from battery manufacturing processes and repurposed for commercial use.
Northvolt invests $750 million to establish world’s first R&D campus covering the entire battery ecosystem
Northvolt is underway in establishing Northvolt Labs as Europe’s leading campus for battery technologies via investment of approximately $750 million Key facilities under development include platforms for material and cell R&D and industrialization, battery systems development and battery recycling Collectively, Northvolt Labs will host a unique ecosystem of capacities for catalyzing advances
Volvo Car Group and Northvolt to join forces in battery development and production
Volvo Car Group intends to establish a joint venture with leading Swedish battery company Northvolt to develop and produce more sustainable batteries, tailored to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.
Northvolt raises $2.75 billion in equity to deploy further battery cell capacity – expands Swedish gigafactory to 60 GWh
Northvolt today announced the signing of a $2.75 billion private placement to finance further battery cell production capacity and R&D efforts in order to meet the increasing demand of customers engaged in the transition to decarbonized, electric solutions.
Northvolt to supply Pon Equipment with battery systems for electrification of construction equipment.
-Northvolt to supply battery systems for the electrification of Pon Equipment engineered Z-line excavators, with an initial delivery of 90 systems. - Electrified excavators to be delivered to selected customers beginning spring 2021. - The Z-line 310 and Z-line 320 meet increasing demand for zero-emission construction equipment.
Northvolt receives $14 billion battery cell order for Swedish gigafactory from Volkswagen
Northvolt and Volkswagen today unveiled the next step in the partnership between the two companies. The collaboration will place a greater focus on Northvolt’s gigafactory in Sweden, which will be further expanded to support a combined order worth more than $14 billion as Northvolt is selected by Volkswagen Group as a strategic lead supplier for premium battery cells in Europe.
Northvolt acquires U.S. battery technology company Cuberg to commercialize next-generation battery cells for electromobility
Northvolt today announced the acquisition of Cuberg, Inc., a U.S.-based battery technology company delivering high-performance lithium metal cells produced on existing lithium-ion manufacturing lines for electromobility solutions.
Northvolt expands operations in Poland to establish Europe’s largest factory for energy storage solutions
Northvolt’s vision of enabling the future of energy takes a new step forward through a $200 million expansion of its battery systems capabilities in Gdańsk, Poland. Entering production in 2022, a new factory will have an initial annual output of 5 GWh, and a potential future capacity of 12 GWh.
Northvolt raises $600 million in equity to invest in capacity expansion, R&D and giga-scale recycling
Northvolt today announced the signing of a $600 million private placement, led by Baillie Gifford, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Volkswagen Group, enabling the company to make further investments in expanding its production and recycling capacity as well as R&D activities to support the target of establishing 150 GWh of manufacturing capacity in Europe by 2030.