UK battery start-up Britishvolt to build £200m test facility in West Midlands

It has partnered with Prologis for the Hams Hall facility in Warwickshire which is expected to help the company rapidly ramp up battery cells and support the ‘smooth start-up’ of its planned gigafactory in Northumberland

Britishvolt buys German battery cell maker EAS for €36m

EAS, currently fully owned by the Monbat Group, has more than 25 years of experience in developing and producing large format cylindrical lithium-ion battery cells

Britishvolt announces major partnership to rev up battery gigafactory plans

The partnership with the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre will see the development, assembly and manufacture of Britishvolt’s next generation sample cells for mass production and commercialisation

Government boosts Blyth gigafactory with £100m

The gigaplant is forecast to produce batteries for around 300,000 EVs a year

‘UK’s first’ gigafactory greenlighted

Britishvolt’s factory in Northumberland is predicted to produce enough cells for approximately 300,000 EVs a year

Britishvolt to build £2.6bn gigaplant at former coal-fired power station in Blyth

By 2027, the firm estimates the project will be producing 300,000 lithium-ion batteries a year

Former Royal Air Force base in South Wales to become home of the UK’s first battery gigaplant

The facility will produce lithium-ion cylindrical batteries, servicing primarily the automotive industry

South Wales will become the home of ‘UK’s first gigafactory’

The plant, which is expected to cover 80 plus hectares land, will produce green lithium-ion batteries for use in electric vehicles