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Sunrise brief: EDF installed 1 GW of solar, wind and storage in 2022

Also on the rise: In 2022 pv magazine USA website traffic up 83%, reflecting dynamic solar industry. GM announces $650 million production plan with Lithium Americas. And more.

GM announces $650 million production plan with Lithium Americas

The two will set up a mining operation at the largest known lithium source in the United States. The deal marks the largest investment by an automaker in raw materials for batteries.

LG Energy Solution sees record profit in Q4

One of the leading global battery manufacturers, LG Energy Solution, announced an increase of 43% in revenue and nearly 60% in operating profit as it seeks to expand in North America.

Sunrise brief: Minnesota voting on 100% clean electricity, 10% solar by 2030

Also on the rise: Retired coal sites to host multi-day iron-air batteries. Wyoming 900 MW pumped storage project moves toward licensing. And more.

Cabot to invest in component for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries

The company plans to invest approximately $200 million in U.S. conductive carbon additives over the next five years, with plans to add 15,000 metric tons of capacity in Texas to meet needs of electric vehicle lithium-ion battery applications.

Sunrise brief: Best practices for playing the solar procurement game

Also on the rise: More hydrogen production coming to California. Wyoming laws seek to kill net metering and EVs. And more.

Statevolt acquires land for 54 GWh lithium-ion battery Gigafactory

The EV battery manufacturer purchased 135 acres in Imperial Valley, California near the Salton Sea, which will be the site of one of the largest Gigafactories in North America with capacity to produce enough batteries to power 650,000 electric vehicles per year.

Virginia governor kills Ford-CATL battery plant, calling it a “front for the Chinese Communist Party”

In recent weeks Glenn Youngkin nixed a Virginia Ford facility after he was informed that companies had decided to invest.

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Coram Energy to deploy 646 MWh ABC batteries in southern California

Coram Energy, a historic developer of the Tehachapi Wind farms, will deploy 646 MWh of batteries in its two first southern California storage projects.

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Inside the $455 billion U.S. investment in electric vehicles

The United States private sector makes up for nearly a quarter of the $860 billion in global EV investment announcements through 2030. Funding opportunities via legislation more than double that figure.

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