Europe steps up production of car batteries in Sweden and France

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Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Climate change, natural resources, green energy, infrastructure, Sweden, France
Fig. 1 - S2 (13.08.2015; 21.05.2023); S1 (14.10.2014; 24.05.2023) - Northvolt Ett battery gigafactory in Skelleftea, Sweden.
Europe’s first homegrown battery gigafactory has entered commercial operations on 2022. Financed by Volvo, BMW, Epiroc, Scania and Volkswagen, Northvolt Ett will ramp to a total capacity of 60 GWh
Fig. 2 - S5 (04.05.2016; 28.05.2023) - Stellantis, Total Energies & Mercedes-Benz have inaugurated the second European gigafactory on 30 May 2023.
Located near car factories in the industrial area of Billy-Berclau-Douvrin, it is the first of four such factories in the North region of France.