Édition Energy Storage

Stellantis invests in Lyten and its lithium-sulfur battery project

Stellantis announces a strategic partnership with Lyten to develop revolutionary lithium-sulfur batteries. These lightweight, high-performance batteries, using three-dimensional graphene, offer a 60% smaller carbon footprint and the ability to store twice as much energy as conventional batteries.

Usine française de batteries, voitures électriques, indépendance énergétique

France to open its first battery factory to avoid missing the electrification train

France’s first battery factory for electric cars will soon be opening its doors, a major step towards ensuring France’s independence and becoming an exporter. The ACC joint venture between TotalEnergies, Stellantis and Mercedes-Benz will open the first “gigafactory” in France. Other plants are planned for the north of the country. Production will start this summer, with a capacity of 13 GWh by the end of 2024, creating 600 jobs. The aim is to reach 40 GWh by 2030 and train 13,000 people to meet the sector’s needs.

Ontario’s electricity grid moves forward with first-ever energy storage supply

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is taking decisive action by announcing the acquisition of seven new energy storage projects in Ontario, totaling 739 MW in capacity. This initiative is designed to support electric grid reliability and promote sustainability as part of the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Stellantis halts construction of Canadian battery plant

Stellantis suspends construction of its battery plant in Canada due to a dispute with the government over subsidies. The C$5 billion investment project, in partnership with LG Energy Solution, is halted in Windsor, Ontario.

TotalEnergies launches a battery storage project in Belgium

TotalEnergies is taking the lead in energy innovation by launching an ambitious battery farm project in Belgium. This large-scale facility will help solve the challenges of integrating renewable energy while ensuring the stability of the power grid.

1.5 billion investment between Orano and Chinese XTC in Dunkirk

XTC and Orano will invest 1.5 billion euros in a lithium battery plant in Dunkirk, creating 1,700 jobs. This initiative is part of a larger project to develop the production of electric batteries in France. At the same time, the installation of other battery plants in the region promises to generate 20,000 jobs by 2030.