An Early sketch of how the Northvolt mega factory could look from Sweco Sweden. Credit; Twitter: Northvolt/Sweco Sweden
Swedish start-up Northvolt, which is run by two former Tesla Motors executives, plans to build a huge lithium-ion battery factory in the Nordic region, giving Tesla and Panasonic's Nevada Gigafactory a close rival within Europe in terms of size.
The Stockholm-based company’s website reveals plans for what will be Europe’s largest battery factory, standing at more than 32GWh divided into four blocks of 8GWh capacity and needing more than €4 billion investment.
The site will require 500,000m2 of land - roughly equivalent to nine football pitches.
Full story can be read on PV Tech's sister site Energy-Storage.News.