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Swedish firm raises €9.6 M for sustainable cathode material for Na+ batteries

Swedish sodium-ion battery company Altris AB has raised €9.6 Million (100 MSEK) in a Series A funding round. The funding secures Altris’ production scale-up of the company’s innovative battery cathode material, Fennac, to 2,000 tonnes, enabling 1 GWh of sustainable batteries and further research and development of sodium-ion batteries to take place, said the firm. […]

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Wind Energy in Sweden to Rise by 70% in Next Three Years

Swedish Energy Agency – a government appointed agency – has published its biannual forecast report where it has said that Sweden will expand its wind power comprehensively. The published analysis says that Sweden is expected to increase the wind power generation by more than 70 per cent by 2024 compared with the level of 2021. […]

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Swiss uni researchers report breakthrough for battery production tech

Micro supercapacitors could revolutionise the way we use batteries by increasing their lifespan and enabling extremely fast charging. Manufacturers of everything, from smartphones to electric cars, are therefore investing heavily into research and development of these electronic components. Now, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, claim to have developed a method that represents a […]

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120-year-old paper mill to become battery materials gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt and Stora Enso have signed a letter of intent for the purchase of the Kvarnsveden Mill and the surrounding industrial area in Borlänge, Sweden. Northvolt will develop the site into a manufacturing plant for active material and battery cells, reusing and refurbishing much of the existing facilities and site infrastructure, an official statement said. […]

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Sweden Embarks on 120 TWh Offshore Wind Energy

Sweden has come up with a massive new marine plan wherein the government has committed itself to develop 120 TWh offshore wind energy in the coming few years to fulfil the power needs of the country. The Swedish Energy Agency has already identified three key areas to begin with. The Swedish government has identified three […]

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Swedish Battery Developer Northvolt Produces its 1st Li-ion Cell

Northvolt, a Swedish battery developer and manufacturer that specializes in lithium-ion technology for electric vehicles, recently commissioned its Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden, leading to the assembly of its first li-ion battery cell. Marking a new chapter in European industrial history, the cell is the first to have been fully designed, developed and assembled at a […]

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Midsummer Bags €38 M Grant to Build Thin Film Solar Roofs in Italy

Italian authorities have confirmed that Swedish manufacturer of thin film CIGS solar cells Midsummer will receive incentives of approximately €38 million in the form of grants and soft loans. These will go towards building a factory and commencing manufacturing lightweight, environmentally friendly thin film solar roofs in Bari, Italy, for the global market. The production […]

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8th India-Sweden Innovation Day ’21 to Focus on Green Tech

India and Sweden are set to celebrate the 8th Innovation Day on 26th October at 08:00-16:30 (Swedish Time) and 11:30-20:00 (Indian Time). The online event themed “Accelerating India Sweden’s Green Transition” is hosted by India Unlimited in association with the Embassy of India in Sweden, Sweden-India Business Council, and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). India […]

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