Tesla’s New York Gigafactory begins ventilator production ‘as soon as humanly possible’

Elon Musk assured New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that he ‘will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York’

Slovakia backs EV battery gigafactory with finance injection

The InoBat Auto Gigafactory ‘to produce enough batteries to power 240,000 electric vehicles annually by 2024’

Swedish firm wins €5.8m for battery recycling plant

Northvolt aims to use 50% recycled materials in all its new battery cells by 2030

EV battery gigafactory in Poland granted €250m

The €2.8bn LG Chem facility in Wrocław is expected to have a total production capacity of around 65GWh to 70GWh a year by 2022

Volkswagen invests $1bn in Swedish battery firm Northvolt

A 50/50 joint venture will see the companies build a 16GWh battery gigafactory in Germany

EU backs battery gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt’s giant facility will produce 32GWh worth of battery capacity annually once completed

Government pledges £28m for Coventry EV battery centre

The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre will provide testing facilities for new battery technologies

Tesla’s Gigafactory to be 100% solar by end of the year

The facility is designed to feature a 70MW solar array on its roof

Tesla’s Gigafactory starts mass-producing batteries

Tesla’s Gigafactory has started mass production of its lithium-ion batteries. The start of operations at the massive plant in Nevada is an important moment for Tesla and its partner Panasonic as a delay in battery production could have proved a chokepoint for the roll-out of the new ‘Model 3’ electric vehicles (EV), ‘Powerwall 2’ home energy […]

NY to invest $750m in giant solar factory

The state of New York has pledged to invest millions of dollars towards the construction of a giant solar factory. The GigaFactory, which will be located in the city of Buffalo, will manufacture solar panels and is expected to create more than 3,000 jobs. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the state would invest $750 million […]