Britishvolt gigafactory project secures ‘multi-million pound’ government funding offer

Britishvolt is set to received multi-million pound funding from the government to support its plans for an industrial-scale electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in Northumberland, seven months after the funding was first promised, the UK scale-up has confirmed. The company said it could not disclose the sum offered for the gigfactory, but BusinessGreen Understands … Read more

‘Battery Corridor’: Britishvolt plots £200m cell R&D centre in West Midlands

Major new plans for a £200m “battery corridor” in the West Midlands focused on electric vehicle battery cell research and development have been unveiled today by rapidly growing firm Britishvolt alongside real estate operator Proglosis. Under a partnership between the two firms, they plan to build a new UK battery cell scale-up facility in the … Read more

Britishvolt agrees €36m deal for German battery tech firm EAS

Britishvolt has agreed to purchase German lithium-ion battery cell technology developer EAS for €36m, as the UK-based firm looks to continue its rapid expansion in the energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) battery market. Based in Nordhausen, Germany, EAS develops and manufactures large format lithium-ion battery cells using “innovative and compact electrode production technology”, according … Read more