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Gigafactory Gets A Financial Boost From abrdn

The title of this post, is the same as that of this article on The Times.

It looks like Britishvolt is limping towards the start line.

January 21, 2022 - Posted by | Energy Storage, Transport/Travel | ,

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  1. It’s good to see that Cornish Lithium CEO Jeremy Wrathall has joined the UK’s Critical Minerals Expert Committee, does that indicate that mining will again be in full swing across Cornwall supplying BritishVolt? Lithium along with the supply of Cobalt seem to be two critical elements required for the successful creation for BritishVolt’s technology
    I have to smile, along with BritishVolt’s collaboration with Siemens to provide access to automation, and their proprietary computer modelling of real-world components in the manufacturing process, the company have selected the key suppliers for phase one of the Gigaplant’s Phase production line equipment. Who are they, the German company Manz AG that develops and builds, amongst other things, turnkey manufacturing lines for mass production in the automotive industry and “electromobility, battery production, electronics, and energy sector”, Creative & Innovative Systems (CIS), a Korean specialist in battery production plants, and their joint venture partner Daiichi Jitsugyo Co a Japanese trading company specialising in machinery and equipment for energy/plant, industrial machinery, and electronics.
    It’s good then that Abrdn and Tritax along with the government and Glencore are finally backing the project, production on the site had already slipped back from 2023 to 2024
    I hope it makes up for my disappointment that Johnson Matthey pulled their own project to produce batteries.
    Putting aside the happy pill the producers of the following video obviously swallowed and the proselytising there’s some good information to be had

    Comment by fammorris | January 21, 2022 | Reply

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