Northvolt completes building at Polish battery gigafactory

May 24, 2023 12:29 PM ET
  • Swedish power storage professional Northvolt AB has actually finalised the building of a gigafactory for battery energy storage systems in Gdansk, Poland, promoted as the largest manufacturing center of its kind in Europe.
Northvolt completes building at Polish battery gigafactory

The Northvolt Dwa complex is because of launch manufacturing tasks at the end of this year, when Northvolt will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the firm said in a LinkedIn blog post last week.

The manufacturing facility for battery modules and also systems will certainly have a first result of 5 GWh, while its future potential capacity is planned to get to 12 GWh. When it first revealed the job in 2021, the Swedish group said it would source lithium-ion cells from its battery gigafactory in Skelleftea, north Sweden.

The production process will be powered completely with renewable power. "This aligns with our company's organization design, which concentrates on utilizing just environment-friendly energy in all our manufacturing facilities located in Poland, Sweden, and also Germany, along with using recycled materials," claimed Robert Chryc-Gawrychowski, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt Poland.

Along with the manufacturing facility, Northvolt will establish an engineering research and development (R&D) facility.

The Stokholm-based business has announced an employment campaign for Northvolt Dwa as it looks for to open a minimum of 200 jobs. Some 300 manufacturing drivers, technicians, engineers, as well as professionals have actually already been employed.

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