Solar Power Portal Battery cell manufacturer KORE Power is to provide the batteries for a 10MW/20MWh battery storage project under development between ABB and energy supplier Ecotricity. The battery energy storage system (BESS) will be installed at Ecotricity’s existing 6.9MW wind farm in Gloucestershire in 2023, with KORE to supply its Mark 1 energy storage […]
Electrek As a zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV), Nikola Corporation’s Tre BEV truck has qualified for yet another state incentive program for fleet customers. The American automaker announced that the battery electric Nikola Tre is eligible for the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYTVIP). Under the statewide program, the Nikola Tre BEV can now qualify for an incentive up to […]
AZ Big Media The Arizona manufacturing community is backing legislation to strengthen a tax credit program that has helped turn the state into one of the country’s leading hubs for advanced manufacturing in sectors as varied as semiconductors, aerospace and defense, and electric vehicles. Senate Bill 1643, sponsored by Senate President Karren Fann, R-Prescott, would codify a […]
Phoenix Business Journal It’s been two years since Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company announced plans to build a massive factory in north Phoenix and, in a rare update, the company now says it is still on track to start production in 2024. Development is progressing as planned, with structural construction of the factory buildings and all support structures […]
Raytheon Technologies Inc.’s Tucson-based missiles and defense division is investing in and collaborating with a Texas aerospace manufacturer that specializes in high-performance propulsion technologies. The series A investment in Firehawk Aerospace means the two companies will work together in research with a view toward integrating Firehawk’s technologies into future Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTX) missile system.
Luxury electric vehicle maker Lucid Group Inc. has struck a deal with Saudi Arabia for the purchase of up to 100,000 vehicles over 10 years. Under the deal, the Saudi government committed to buy 50,000 vehicles with an option to buy 50,000 more during the same period from the Newark, California-based company. The first deliveries are required to begin no later than the second quarter of 2023.
Nikola, the Phoenix-based maker of zero-emission vehicles, opened its factory doors to the public on Wednesday, giving a glimpse into the company’s early production progress. Nikola Corp. (Nasdaq: NKLA) kicked off commercial production at its Coolidge plant last month and on Wednesday the company said it had produced its first 11 vehicles which are expected to go out to customers in the second quarter.
Oryx Additive, an additive manufacturing firm specializing in 3D finishing equipment, announced a new expansion to its worldwide distribution network, the Oryx Partnership Program. Oryx, a trusted additive manufacturer providing patented 3D finishing solutions for over 10 years with over 16,000 equipment units out in circulation, takes pride in its devotion to providing customers with trusted solutions. Notable product lines such as the sca family help to define this company as a leader within the AM Finishing industry, proving their constant pursuit of achieving the full potential of additive manufacturing.
Queen Creek is set to be home to a battery manufacturing facility. A global battery producer for next-generation technologies, LG Energy Solution (LGES) announced last month it is initially investing $1.4 billion to build its first ever cylindrical-type battery facility in North America. The amount of investment could grow further. The company expects that the new facility will be able to employ a few thousand people, with construction starting this summer and production commencing in 2024.
KORE Power, Inc. has finalized the purchase of 214 acres in Buckeye, Arizona which will be the site of the KOREPlex, a two million square foot manufacturing facility which will have the capacity to produce 12 GWh of lithium-ion battery cells annually, bringing thousands of jobs to the Valley of the Sun.