LG Energy Solution

LGES, Hyundai Motor Form JV for $4.3 Bn Battery Manufacturing

Global EV conglomerates LG Energy Solution (LGES) and Hyundai Motor Group have announced an EV battery cell manufacturing joint venture in the USA by signing an MoU. Under the agreement, LGES and Hyundai Motor will produce EV batteries in the USA and further accelerate the electrification efforts of Hyundai Motor in North America. The signing […]

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LG Energy Solution (LGES) to Build $5.5bn Battery Plant in Arizona

LG Energy Solution (LGES) will invest about $ 5.5 billion to construct a battery manufacturing complex in Queen Creek, Arizona. The complex will consist of two manufacturing facilities – one for cylindrical batteries for electric vehicles (EV) and another for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) pouch-type batteries for energy storage systems (ESS). LGES said that this […]

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South Korea’s Battery Majors LG Energy & Hanwha Explore Partnership for BESS

South Korean firms LG Energy Solution and Hanwha, global giants in the world of global battery and renewable energy technology, are looking to set up battery storage centric manufacturing facilities. The units will be established in the US. The said firms have entered into a partnership to make headways into US battery energy storage system […]

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GM’s Ultium Bet And Its EV Ambitions

General Motors (GM), which has been among the top 5 automakers worldwide for possibly the longest time, has every  intention of maintaining its pre-eminence in the EV market too. To do that the Detroit-based car-maker has made it’s biggest bet on its own Ultium batteries, that it hopes will be good enough to dethrone even […]

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The Top 5: EV Battery Manufacturers in the World

Advances in electric vehicle (EV) batteries and their associated technologies are finally attracting the interest of individuals to purchase EVs, contributing to the growth of EV batteries. The top EV Battery Manufacturers in the World are the frontline contributors to the growth of the industry. The scale of production forms a litmus test about market […]

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LG Energy Solution’s $10.7 Billion IPO And Its Probable Impact

The successful completion of LG Energy Solutions’s $ 10.8 billion IPO in South Korea values the battery maker at about $59 billion makes it the third largest listed firm on the Korean Kospi index, behind electronics giant Samsung and Hynix. The successful IPO signals just how large, and tough, the future of the battery business […]

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LG Energy Solution Takes Over US-based NEC Energy Solutions

South Korean lithium-ion battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution (LG ES) has acquired US-based sector player NEC Energy Solutions from NEC Corporation for an undisclosed sum. The news was unveiled on Friday by BDA Partners, which served as the exclusive financial advisor to LG on the transaction. Japan’s NEC Corporation has transferred all shares in NEC Energy […]

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Vistra’s Moss Landing Storage Facility Offline Post “Overheating Incident”

Texas-based energy company Vistra Corp has begun its preliminary assessment of Phase I (300 megawatts) of its Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility in California following an “overheating incident” that occurred on the evening of Sept. 4 and rendered Phase I of the facility out of service. Teams from Vistra, battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution, engineering […]

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RWE to Procure 200 MW of Storage from LG for US Solar Project

German company RWE Renewables has signed contracts with South Korea-based LG Energy Solution to receive an integrated battery energy storage system (BESS) for two of RWE’s upcoming projects with co-located solar PV facilities in the U.S. “We’re delighted to join forces with LG Energy Solution to secure equipment helping us realize two important solar plus […]

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