Europe makes progress on battery cell production

Opening of European Networking Conference on Batteries
Today, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is opening the European Conference…

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Speech by Vice-President Šefčovič at the European Conference on Batteries

It is a privilege to be speaking at such an important event, especially as we find ourselves on the

cusp of something special.

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Groundbreaking for cathode active materials production plant in Schwarzheide, Germany

BASF has broken ground for its new cathode active materials production plant in Schwarzheide, Germany. In an online event, the company celebrated this…

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Great success for Germany as a location to manufacture battery cells: first approval of funding for battery cell production will be handed over to Varta AG

The federal government, the Free State of Bavaria and the Land Baden-Württemberg will support the expansion of battery cell production by VARTA by…

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State aid: Commission approves €3.2 billion public support by seven Member States for a pan-European research and innovation project in all segments of the battery value chain

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified by Belgium,…

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