Northvolt gets go-ahead for Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

Battery cell maker Northvolt has received the environmental permit for what will be Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery cell factory, with the initial phase of construction to begin on Friday June 8.

By Andrea HotterThe permit was issued for the first section of the factory, in Skellefteå in the north of Sweden, which will be completed in 2020 and produce eight gigawatt cell capacity per year. The full factory will be ready in 2023 and produce...

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