Amara Raja giga factory will start operations next year

Leading automotive battery maker Amara Raja will have the first giga factory up and running before the end of next year, President Vijayanand Samudrala told the India Battery Manuf...

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Has India's new EV policy piqued Tesla's interest? Musk is coming to meet Modi

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India's new EV manufacturing policy is likely to pay a quick dividend. Elon Musk announced that he would be visiting the country to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Looking forw...

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Indian Oil ties up with Panasonic for lithium-ion battery foray, feasibility study underway

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Indian Oil and Panasonic Energy Co Ltd, the battery arm of Japan's Panasonic group, have signed a binding term sheet to set up a joint venture unit manufacturing cylindrical lithiu...

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SESI 2024: IESA brings stakeholders under one roof to deliberate on India's stationary energy storage sector

Shri Dinesh Jagdale, joint secretary, MNRE, lights the lamp inaugurating the SESI 2024 Conference. Image: IESA

The India Energy Storage Alliance, India's premier body for companies operating in the energy storage, e-mobility and green hydrogen space, launched its 4th international conferenc...

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Northvolt breaks ground on 60 GWh capacity German giga factory

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Northvolt announced the company had started construction of its battery giga factory "Northvolt Drei" in Germany. Europe had battled to keep the factory within its borders, after t...

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IESA summit on ways to boost Indian battery manufacturing, support giga factories

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) inaugurated its third annual India Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chain Summit (IBMSCS) in Hyderabad today, kickstarting a two-day fest d...

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GODI plans 12.5 Gwh cell factory in Telangana

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GODI India Private Ltd has signed an MoU with Telangana to set up a 12.5 GWh cell manufacturing facility with an investment of ₹8,000 crore, the parties announced. The agreement wa...

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John Cockerill setting up alkaline electrolyzer gigafactory in Houston

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John Cockerill has recently commenced the construction of a new gigafactory in Baytown in Houston, Texas where the group will operate the "first alkaline electrolyze...

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Gotion InoBat signs deal to set up 20 GWh capacity EV battery plant in Slovakia

The Slovak government and Gotion InoBat Batteries signing their deal, on November 22. Image: Slovak Government Office

Slovakia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese electric vehicle battery maker Gotion High-Tech to build an EV battery plant in the European nation, the country's ec...

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Tatas pick UK for £4 billion gigafactory that will supply JLR's future models

The factory will supply batteries to future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Image: JLR

Tata Group announced it will set up a battery manufacturing plant in Britain to support the company's electric vehicles. The investment is being made through Jaguar-Land Rover and ...

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FREYR's Giga Arctic project gets fresh infusion of €100 million

Battery manufacturing company, FREYR Battery (FREYR) on Thursday announced it has been awarded a €100 million grant from the European Union ("EU") to support development of FR...

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Microvast loses $200 million US grant over China concerns

The US Department of Energy has withdrawn a $200 million grant to US battery maker Microvast, citing concerns over the company's connections with China. The grant was aimed at help...

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Europe bags €10 billion in giga factory investments

Europe has bagged around 10 billion euros in investment for two giga factories that will supply batteries to car manufacturers from 2026. The deals come after the bloc loosened rul...

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Amara Raja begins construction of Telangana’s first giga factory

Industrial and automotive battery major, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. (ARBL) on Saturday held the ground-breaking ceremony of one of India's largest and Telangana's first giga factory...

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EnerVenue to set up 1 GWh Metal-Hydrogen Battery plant in Kentucky

Metal-hydrogen battery tech firm EnerVenue has announced the setting up of one-million-square-foot gigafactory in Shelby County, Kentucky. The site will become the compan...

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VW Group's PowerCo SE to build its third Battery gigafactory in Canada

The Volkswagen Group is stepping up its activities in North America in a bid to take a strong position in the important growth market for battery electric vehicles. ...

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Tesla investing $3.6b on Nevada for 100 GWh 4680 cell factory & semi-trucks

Tesla has announced a significant investment of US $3.6 billion to expand its first and quintessential gigafactory in Nevada, United States. The gigafactory's phase 2 expansio...

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Rajesh Exports inks pact with MHI, Karnataka for 5 GWh battery gigafactory

Bengaluru-based Rajesh Exports, one of the three selected participants in the Government of India's ₹ 18,100 crore Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Advanced Chemistry C...

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Battery cell manufacturing: Trailing the Giga factory trend

Taking a look at the mushrooming of mega-sized battery cell manufacturing plants: why JVs between auto OEMs and cell makers can secure steady demand, but also why it makes sense fo...

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Energy Storage & Gigafactories | Review 2022: A look at the year that was

Team ETN has compiled a brief review of the global energy storage sector from various reports released in 2022, and recapped snapshots of news about important turn o...

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Amara Raja to set up 16 GWh Lithium-ion Battery giga plant in Telangana

Indian battery giant Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL) is investing over ₹ 9,500 crores over the next ten years for establishing state-of-the-art research and...

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KORE Power raising $150 million for 'KOREplex' battery gigafactory

US-based battery and ES developer KORE Power has announced an initial $75 million tranche of a private financing totalling $150 million, lead by Siemens Financi...

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FREYR picks Georgia for multi-phase ‘Giga America’ battery manufacturing plant

FREYR Battery has confirmed that its 'Giga America' clean battery manufacturing facility in the U.S is to come up in Coweta County in the state of Georgia. The company is to undert...

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ONE Circle 20 GWh battery cell factory in Michigan announced

American battery startup Our Next Energy (ONE) has announced its own circular model of cell manufacturing gigafactories 'ONE Circle', starting with a 20 GWh facility in the state o...

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Exide begins construction of lithium-ion battery facility in Bengaluru

Indian battery major Exide has announced the formal start of the construction of its first multi-gigawatt hour lithium-ion cell manufacturing facility at Haraluru in Bengaluru. Bui...

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IESA to host the 6th World Energy Storage Day Global Conference & Expo on Sept. 22

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) is all set to host the 6th World Energy Storage Day (WESD) on Thursday, September 22. With only a week left for WESD 2022 - Global Conference a...

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BMW to use round battery cells from 2025, plans for six 20 GWh giga factories

German automaker BMW has announced a 'new era of e-mobility' from 2025 with the models of its 'NEUE KLASSE' EV architecture, using newly-developed round battery cells adapted for t...

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Australia's first lithium-ion giga factory completes pilot program

Australia's first lithium-ion battery giga factory has inched closer to commercial operations with the successful completion of advanced manufacturing pilot program ...

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Reliance Industries to build four giga factories in India

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman, Mukesh Ambani has announced that the company will build four giga factories in India.  Speaking at the 44th annual g...

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“Aspire to make India a world leader in new energy manufacturing”: Mukesh Ambani at Reliance Industries AGM 2022

Reliance Industries Chairman, Mukesh Ambani addressing Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022.

India's largest private sector corporation, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) held its 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday (Aug. 29) making several big-ticket announcements fro...

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