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Tesla will live and die by the Gigafactory - The Verge
Inside the massive factory where Tesla will soon make 60 percent of the world’s lithium-ion batteries
shop-floor  gigafactory  tesla  Reno  Nevada  electric-vehicle  batteries  Around-the-web  this-week-443 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
A look inside Tesla's Gigafactory: The key to the automakers' success - CNBC
Running around the clock, the Gigafactory cranks out approximately two battery packs every minute. Its production is currently estimated to be 5,000 a week, with room to grow, according to Sam Jaffe, managing director with Cairn Energy Research Advisors in Boulder, Colorado.
tesla  gigafactory  shop-floor  electric-vehicle  batteries  Reno  Around-the-web  this-week-441 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
At Gigafactory, Workers from Japan teach Americans to Make Batteries - KUNR
In recent years, companies around the country have complained that many American workers lack the skills needed to operate in manufacturing. As KUNR’s Tim Lenard reports, battery-maker Panasonic is bringing over specialists from their factories in Japan in order to train new workers at the Gigafactory outside Reno.
tesla  batteries  electric-vehicle  tech-transfer  skills-gap  workforce-training  gigafactory  Around-the-web  this-week-434  insider-9-10-2018 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Imperium3 New York Picks Up Alevo's US Factory Assets for Battery Gigafactory - Greentech Media
A battery development consortium called Imperium3 New York (IM3NY) has fast-tracked plans for a gigafactory after picking up Alevo’s North Carolina factory machinery in auction.

Australian consortium member Magnis Resources, which is planning to launch three gigafactories worldwide, said IM3NY bought the assets, worth more than $200 million, for just $5 million. 

The consortium now plans to move forward with plans for a 1-gigawatt-hour-a-year lithium-ion battery production factory that will be located on Huron Campus, in the Greater Binghamton area of New York state. 
batteries  green-economy  gigafactory  new-york  Around-the-web  this-week-413 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Tesla’s to Market - Bloomberg
For the moment, the startup is more of a vehicle customizer than a true manufacturer. It rips the diesel motor and related innards out of an existing vehicle and replaces them with an electric motor and batteries.
this-week-407  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  electric-vehicle  logistics  startup  automotive-industry  batteries 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Energy storage is America's industry to lose - Environment & Energy News
America is a world leader in lead-acid starter batteries for cars, many of them made in Illinois and Iowa. It is a leader in consumer batteries, from the nickel-cadmium flashlight cylinders that Energizer Holdings Inc. makes in Pennsylvania to the lithium-ion laptop rectangles that Apple Inc. designs in California. It has deep expertise in power electronics, with centers in Chicago and Charlotte, N.C. Meanwhile, factories crank out lithium-ion batteries for electric cars in Nevada and Georgia, and for the grid from Holland, Mich., and Jacksonville, Fla.
energy  batteries  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-381 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
EaglePicher Technologies Opens Lithium Ion Center of Excellence In Joplin, Missouri - Area Development
EaglePicher Technologies, a VECTRA company and leading producer of batteries and energetic devices, opened its 100,000-plus squar­­­­­­­­­­­­e-foot Lithium Ion Center of Excellence adjacent to its current Lithium Ion facility at the Crossroads Industrial Park in Joplin, Missouri.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  joplin  missouri  midwest  tech  high-tech  technology  center-of-excellence  batteries  energy 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Johnson Controls Plans $43 Million Expansion At Middletown, Delaware Plant - Area Development
Johnson Controls plans to invest approximately $43 million to expand its battery plant in Middletown, Delaware. The company will receive assistance from major state incentives by 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Delaware  mid-atlantic  batteries  tech  technical-center  high-tech  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Panasonic Will Bet Big on Gigafactory - WSJ
Panasonic Corp. President Kazuhiro Tsuga said the company will spend up to $1.6 billion on an advanced battery factory with electric-car maker Tesla Motors Inc., an investment it hopes to cement its future in automotive electronics.
batteries  electric-vehicle  panasonic  tesla  gigafactory  Nevada  Around-the-web  green-economy  this-week-336 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla's $5 Billion Gigafactory - Fast Company
Elon Musk is venturing headfirst into the battery business. Here's why it might be his boldest bet yet.
gigafactory  tesla  batteries  Around-the-web  this-week-331 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Dyson acquires battery firm, plans to build big factory - USA Today
Dyson confirmed on Monday that it has acquired Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Sakti3 and plans to use the startup's solid-state lithium-ion technology to improve the battery life on its cordless vacuums, deliver new products and build a battery production plant.
batteries  Around-the-web  this-week-327 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Advanced Manufacturing in Rochester New York - IndustryWeek
Following in the footsteps of Kodak's innovation, Rochester finds success investing in advanced manufacturing efforts in Eastman Business Park. 
rochester-ny  kodak  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-324  batteries  energy 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Johnson Controls Expands Production At Its Toledo, Ohio, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Johnson Controls is expanding the production of advanced batteries for Start-Stop vehicles. The company will increase its existing Absorbent Glass Mat battery capacity in its plant in Toledo, Ohio. The expansion will bring the overall invested amount to $130 million since the start of production for this technology in the U.S. in 2012.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  ohio  midwest  batteries  manufacturing  toledo 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
This Silicon Valley startup is heading to China to make its batteries - Fortune
If Amprius can figure out how to mass produce its batteries at a lower cost, it could be an important break through. Not only could the company make cell phones and gadgets function longer on a single charge, but it might also one day be able to expand into the electric vehicle market and increase car driving ranges.

But Amprius won’t be building a U.S. factory to churn out its batteries, at least not initially.
china  energy  batteries  green-economy  this-week-316  Around-the-web  startup 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
The Story of the Invention that could Revolutionize Batteries—and Maybe American Manufacturing as Well - Quartz
Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell.
this-week-311  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  batteries  high-tech 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Sonnenbatterie Opens Atlanta, Georgia, Research And Development Hub - Area Development
Sonnenbatterie, a Germany-based market leader for smart energy storage systems, opened its new research and development facility in Atlanta, Georgia. The new 5,000 sq. ft. space will house up to 15 engineers who will expand Sonnenbatterie’s current array of next generation smart energy storage devices for homes and businesses.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  Atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic  energy  batteries  research&development 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Eastman Business Park announces partnership with national laboratory - Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
The agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest science and energy laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, is focused on accelerated manufacturing and commercialization of the next generation of batteries.
kodak  research&development  research-commercialization  researchparks  batteries  green-economy  national-laboratories  oakridge-national-laboratory  energy  rochester-ny  Around-the-web  this-week-309 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Tesla's battery plan spurs producers to weigh new plants - The Detroit News
Elon Musk's plan to put batteries into millions of homes and cars is pushing two of the leading lithium producers to consider new factories to meet an expected surge in demand.
tesla  batteries  natural-resources  gigafactory  Around-the-web  this-week-308 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Mountain Region States Highlighting Innovation and Pioneer Industries - Area Development
States in the mountain region are pulling out the stops to attract advanced technology companies. Nowhere is this more true than in Nevada, where Tesla is building its gigafactory, which will be the world’s largest and most advanced battery factory.
area-development-features  regional-reports  matt  economic-development  site-selection  mountain-states  colorado  nevada  montana  idaho  tesla  gigafactory  automotive-industry  batteries  innovation  utah  wyoming 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Tesla Says Construction Work Underway on Plant Near Reno - Las Vegas Sun News
Tesla Motors says 400 construction workers are busy building its battery-producing factory east of Reno — and half of them are Nevadans.
this-week-286  around-the-web  matt  tesla  automotive-industry  nevada  mountain-states  batteries 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Inside Elon Musk's $1.4 billion score - Fortune
The crazy, real-life story of how the CEO of electric-car maker Tesla dazzled, seduced, squeezed, bluffed, manipulated, and prodded his way to epic state incentives to build a massive battery plant in the Nevada desert.
tesla  gigafactory  taxes-incentives  batteries  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  nevada  california  government-policy  economic-development-news  this-week-284  around-the-web 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Imagine 1000 gigafactories - that's what's coming - Business Spectator
So if the naysayers are wrong (and they almost always are when Elon Musk is involved) then what’s in store for the battery industry? Answer: A likely massive upscaling of the global battery industry in the same way that occurred in PV panel production from 2008, which targeted a very similar market with the same money to spend from the same diverse funding sources.
green-economy  china  tesla  gigafactory  electric-vehicle  solar  energy  batteries  automotive-industry  this-week-284  around-the-web 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
What Tesla’s Gigafactory Means for Battery Startups - Xconomy
Tesla Motors has said that it plans to double the current global lithium ion battery production at a joint Tesla-Pansonic facility in Nevada by 2020 to meet anticipated demand for its electric cars, all while providing a boost to U.S. manufacturing.
tesla  gigafactory  nevada  green-economy  electric-vehicle  lithium  batteries  around-the-web 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Nevada wins Tesla’s gigafactory sweepstakes - Grist
After a flashy five-way race between Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, and Texas, it’s official: the Tesla gigafactory, aka the most hyped electric battery factory in the history of electric battery factories, will be built in Nevada. The news comes as a surprise to absolutely no one. Nevada does, after all, have the only active lithium mine in the country, which is helpful if you’re in the lithium-ion battery business. I
lithium  batteries  electric-vehicle  tesla  gigafactory  nevada 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Tesla to Choose Nevada for Battery Factory - WSJ
By choosing Nevada, Tesla would get a site close to its Fremont, Calif., assembly plant and ready access to lithium, a key raw material for the batteries. The maker of a $71,000 and up electric sedan has said it plans to employ up to 6,500 workers and to produce 35 gigawatt hours of battery cells annually in its so-called gigafactory. The plant eventually is expected to produce more than all of the current lithium-ion battery production in the world today.
nevada  tesla  gigafactory  electric-vehicle  batteries  around-the-web 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
California may waive environmental rules for Tesla battery factory - LA Times
California would exempt Tesla Motors Inc. from some of its toughest environmental regulations as part of an incentive package being discussed with the automaker to build a massive battery factory in California, a key state senator said.
tesla  gigafactory  california  this-week-274  around-the-web  automotive-industry  electric-vehicle  batteries 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Tesla’s Gigafactory a Huge Lever of Growth: Rusch: Video - Bloomberg
Colin Rusch, senior analyst at Northland Capital Markets talks with Betty Liu about the possible locations for Tesla’s gigafactory and the growth opportunities available to the company as it streamlines its operations.
tesla  gigafactory  arizona  nevada  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  batteries  this-week-273  around-the-web  video 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Six Firms Receive New York State Grants To Development Advanced Energy Storage Systems - Area Development
Six companies working on new technologies in battery and energy storage, throughout New York State, were awarded $1.4 million to develop working prototypes demonstrating the ability of advanced energy storage systems to harden the state's electric grid and diversify transportation fuels.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  new-york  mid-atlantic  energy  batteries  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  technology 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
How to Make a Cheap Battery for Storing Solar Power - MIT Technology Review
A new kind of battery invented by Jay Whitacre, a professor of materials science at Carnegie Mellon University and founder of the startup Aquion Energy, could make renewable electricity more practical and economical around the world. Aquion is about to start full-scale production of the batteries at a new factory in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania.
shop-floor  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  batteries  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  green-economy  this-week-251  around-the-web 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Sparking Advanced Battery Innovation and Economic Growth in Kentucky - Area Development Online
Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing Research and Development Center in Lexington is an open access lab that will support cutting-edge research, enable collaborations between a variety of high-profile corporate users, and foster innovation in accelerating advanced battery technologies.
research  matt  innovation  batteries  manufacturing  kentucky  kent  research&development 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
Schumer calls for $120 million funding package for upstate battery hub -
US Senator Charles Schumer called on the United States Department of Energy to approve a $120 million funding package for an electric battery hub in New York that has the potential to create new manufacturing jobs in Upstate New York, at places like General Electric and IBM.
university-economic-development  tech-transfer  twitterfeed  around-the-web  economic-development-news  batteries  industry-clusters  government-policy  new-york  Long-Island 
june 2012 by areadevelopment

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