Tagged Batteries

Acciona opens battery storage plant at wind farm in Spain

By Michelle Froese Acciona Energia has opened a new battery storage plant alongside a wind farm in Barasoain, located in the region of Navarra, Spain. It is the first battery storage facility incorporated into a grid-connected wind farm in the country. The aim of the battery system is to increase the generation of renewable energy…

Mercedes Spending $1 Billion to Make EVs in Alabama

By Evan Williams Mercedes is spending $1 billion on its U.S. factory to build EQ EVs and battery packs. The announcement was made yesterday, during the 20th anniversary of the Tuscaloosa, Ala., plant. The expansion will include a new battery plant, the company’s fifth battery production facility globally. The Tuscaloosa plant currently builds the GLE,…

Mercedes-Benz to invest $1B in Alabama to build EQ electric SUVs

By Editorial Staff Mercedes-Benz will invest $1 billion in its U.S. facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, expanding the 20-year-old site to build fully electric EQ-branded SUV models along with their battery packs. At the time being launched, the EQ models will feature the latest status of automated driving – always under the premise of safety and…

Proterra and LG Chem Announce Co-development of New Battery Cell

By Editorial Staff Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, and LG Chem, a global leader in lithium-ion batteries for automotive, stationary and consumer applications, announced co-development of a battery cell that has been optimized to meet the unique performance and safety demands of the heavy-duty vehicle market. The cell chemistry has been optimized…

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