Northvolt secures environmental permit for Europe's largest battery factory
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 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 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 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
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?
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
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
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 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
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 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 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.