EVE Energy inaugurates R&D center for battery technology in China
Chinese battery manufacturer EVE Energy has opened its new, state-of-the-art battery technology R&D center at Huizhou in Guangdong province at a cost of CNY 2 billion after 16 months of construction, according to media reports.
The 145,000-square-meter center houses the company's Power Battery Research Institute and the Battery System Research Institute, along with electrical performance and safety testing centers as well as R&D labs, reports Battery Industry.
It is also said that the facility will carry out precision testing as well as analysis of cylindrical and prismatic cells, along with battery management and energy storage systems.
"EVE's headquarters R&D center in Huizhou is an electrochemical energy research base of global significance that will cater to market demand," said EVE Chairman, Dr. Liu Jincheng.
"The company has built five focused research institutes to date, along with institutes researching equipment materials and mobile energy technology. EVE is slated to complete a comprehensive R&D structure related to electrochemical energy systems by the end of 2023", he added.
The chairman has also said that the EVE will make every effort to establish itself as the world's most innovative lithium battery enterprise, making historic contributions to the sustainable development of humankind.
During the event, EVE has shared details of its latest technologies and new product developments in its large cylindrical cell, "π" battery system, lithium metal secondary battery, solid-state battery, as well as sodium-ion battery, and hydrogen energy technology.
Established in 2001, EVE Energy currently has presence in global markets with its cylindrical NCM cells and small lithium-ion batteries, along with presence in energy storage and electric ship markets.