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09 Jul 2018

Germany and China to sign battery cell gigafactory agreement

Clean Energy Wire / dpa

Germany and China will use ongoing government talks to sign an agreement for the construction of a new battery-cell gigafactory in the state of Thuringia, a spokesperson from the state's economy ministry told the Clean Energy Wire. Chinese producer CATL plans to invest in a new factory in the east German state. Thuringia has the chance to "become one of the most important European locations for battery technology," Thuringia's economy minister Wolfgang Tiefensee had told news agency dpa. CATL and the state government will provide details on the investment at a press conference later today.

Find the article in German here.

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