Jason Plautz writes in Utility Dive on American Batter Factory’s efforts to ramp up domestic battery production.
- American Battery Factory, a Utah-based energy storage company, will deploy a network of battery gigafactories in the U.S. to increase domestic battery production.
- The company specializes in making prismatic LFP batteries, a type of lithium-ion battery that doesn’t use cobalt and has a lower fire risk than nickel batteries.
- Tesla has indicated that they will begin to make a long term shift to LFP batteries for energy storage and some of its electric vehicles.
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