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Northvolt secures $1bn for battery gigafactory in Sweden

June 13, 2019 – Northvolt, the company founded by Swedish entrepreneur Peter Carlsson to establish a lithium-ion battery cell gigafactory factory in his home country, says it has secured $1 billion in equity funding for the project, to bring the goal a step nearer.

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Research Initiative on Alternative Battery Storage at the University of Ulm Approved

An Excellence Commission consisting of international experts and science ministers from the federal and state governments has approved a total of 57 research clusters to receive funding. These include the joint excellence cluster of the University of Ulm and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology…

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Solar plus storage for Saba island – 1 million liters diesel savings yearly

Diesel generators off — solar energy on. A historic moment for the nearly 2,000 inhabitants of the small Caribbean island of Saba: For the first time, the sun is the sole electricity supplier.

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Volkswagen and Northvolt Join Forces to Form European Battery Union

The automotive group Volkswagen and the Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt are joining forces to found the European Battery Union (EBU) consortium to invest in the research, development and industrial implementation of battery technologies. Together, the major groups want to drive research…

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Benchmark Installation from Wärtsilä on Offshore Construction Vessel

Technology group Wärtsilä is working on a new solution to enable fuel and emission savings of up to 50 percent for shipping. An offshore construction vessel was equipped with a benchmark installation of three energy storage systems and enables energy and load sharing capability. The system combines…

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