July 6, 2023: Morrow Batteries mentioned on July 5 that it achieved an 86% yield of battery cell manufacturing within the qualification of a buyer in South Korea simply 4 months after opening.
CEO Lars Christian Bacher praised the outcomes, saying that trade requirements put the preliminary common yield of latest manufacturing traces at 70%.
Tomorrow started trial manufacturing in Chungju-si (pictured) in February and has produced greater than 600 prismatic cells with NMC battery chemistry.
The Norway-based battery maker mentioned industrial scale-up is now on observe.
Morrow says it’ll produce a number of hundred LFP batteries within the B-sample interval through the summer season.
The shopper’s qualification plant has a capability of two,000 battery cells per 30 days.
Journal of Vitality Storage It was reported in Could that Morrow agreed to a mortgage settlement of NOK567 million ($53 million) to assist the event of its battery cell initiatives in Arendal in Norway, the place manufacturing will cease in 2024.
An funding resolution to begin the following facility – the Eyde 1 14GWh per yr battery manufacturing plant – can be taken within the first half of 2024.