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Posted on August 12, 2022 by  & 
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FREYR Battery Opens Technology Resources and Business Unit in Japan

FREYR Battery Opens Technology Resources and Business Unit in Japan
FREYR Battery, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, announced the establishment of a technology resources campus and business unit in Japan. The new business unit is the company's first physical location in Asia and will focus on efforts to facilitate and scale-up FREYR's testing and development of the 24M Technologies ("24M") battery platform. FREYR's new facility will be located in Fukuoka where the testing equipment is currently being installed.
FREYR's Japan technology resources unit will primarily be engaged in running electrochemical testing of various materials related to 24M's technology development, while also providing a platform for the recruitment and hiring of experienced battery engineering talent.
"Japan is a global center for battery development, and consequently home to some of the most experienced and capable lithium-ion battery cell experts in the world," said Rune Nordgaard, FREYR's Country Manager, Japan. "Our new technology resources business unit in Fukuoka will advance FREYR's clean battery development efforts by expanding our capacity for laboratory-scale testing related to 24M's platform, as well as providing access to advanced technology and a deep pool of experienced engineering talent."
FREYR also expects that the establishment of its Japan business unit will help accelerate and support its collaboration with other 24M licensing partners based in the region, along with material and equipment suppliers. For further information see the IDTechEx report on Advanced Li-ion and Beyond Lithium Batteries 2022-2032: Technologies, Players, Trends, Markets.
About FREYR Battery
FREYR Battery aims to provide industrial scale clean battery solutions to reduce global emissions. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, FREYR's mission is to produce green battery cells to accelerate the decarbonization of energy and transportation systems globally. FREYR has commenced building the first of its planned factories in Mo i Rana, Norway and announced potential development of industrial scale battery cell production in Vaasa, Finland, and the United States. FREYR intends to deliver a minimum of 50 GWh of battery cell capacity by 2025, over 100 GWh of annual capacity by 2028, and over 200 GWh of annual capacity by 2030. To learn more about FREYR, please visit External Link.
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