Freyr battery cell factory in Mo i Rana

Freyr battery cell factory in Mo i Rana

A green Nordic solution to meet the accelerating demand for batteries.

Freyr is a Norwegian company developing giga-scale battery factories and a 600 MW wind farm in the Rana and Nesna local authorities. In cooperation with other leading European institutions and companies, the company aims to deliver batteries to a fast-growing market in stationary use, shipping, aviation, electric vehicles and the offshore sector.

To keep global warming well below 1.5°C and avoid potential climate disasters, carbon emissions must be rapidly cut by more than 50 per cent in 2030. A green transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy can provide 75-90 per cent of the necessary reduction. Electricity storage will be essential in this endeavour. Using 100 per cent renewable energy means the environmental impact of manufacturing battery cells will be significantly reduced. The minerals used in such production must also satisfy strict environmental, social and government standards.

Demand for batteries is surging, and is more than five times higher than capacity in confirmed European manufacturing projects. Sustainable batteries will be even more sought-after in the years to come, and Freyr is set to produce the world’s most sustainable batteries in Mo i Rana.

To enable the establishment of the battery cell factories, Rana Utvikling is providing support for Freyr in several areas. These include assistance with planning approvals, cooperation in research projects, and pursuing local, regional and international collaboration and dialogue.

ALLAN BERG

PROJECT MANAGER

CONTACT
Mail:
allan@ru.no
Mobile: +47 97 98 58 65

OLE M. KOLSTAD

PROJECT MANAGER

CONTACT
Mobile: +47 948 61 306
E-mail: ole.kolstad@ru.no

KIM-ANDRÉ ÅSHEIM

PROJECT MANAGER

CONTACT
Mobile: +47 992 27 621
E-mail: kim-andre@ru.no

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