Accelerating the transition to a zero carbon future

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Who we are

We are Britishvolt. Our mission is to accelerate the electrification of society. We will deliver sustainable, low-carbon batteries on the roadmap to decarbonisation. Proudly British, passionately global.

The race to zero is an imperative for society, and batteries are core to a successful energy transition. The Britishvolt ambition is to create some of the planet’s most ethical battery cells, primarily to power electric vehicles.

Why the UK first?

The United Kingdom has been at the forefront of global investment in technology development and innovation since the industrial revolution.

The UK Government has identified the development of current and future generations of battery technology of strategic importance to the country’s manufacturing sector and key to sustaining its valuable domestic automotive industry.

We do indeed have global ambitions, but the UK will always be where it all started.

Our HQ is based in the heartland of the UK automotive industry, the Midlands. Allowing for easy access to vehicle manufacturers as well as our research partners at Warwick Manufacturing Group. Our first Gigaplant is based in Northumberland, situated close to an abundance of renewable energy.

UK Map

Gigaplant

Northumberland

Global HQ

West Midlands

Our history

December2019

2019

Apr2020

Early collaborative agreements with APC / UKBIC

June2020

First employees hired, with a focus on hiring first class, home grown talent.

December2020

Northumberland site selected, tier one contractor ISG appointed.

March2021

Planning application submitted

April2021

Land acquired

July2021

Planning permission approved

Summer2021

Construction starts

Q42023

Phase one complete

Our business conduct

We are honest, ethical, transparent, and professional. Always. We innovate at pace and collaborate for success. Our mission is bigger than Britishvolt, this is about large-scale job creation and future-proofing employment for generations to come.

The move to a low carbon future will bring with it huge opportunities. Britishvolt intends to empower everyone that it interacts with, be that directly or via the associated supply chain. Value added, carbon reduced.

“Battery solutions are the catalyst that will drive our society to an electrified, zero-emissions future. It is the next industrial revolution; some call it the green revolution. The next decade will see unprecedented change, and we at Britishvolt intend to be at the very heart of leading that change.”

Orral Nadjari
Britishvolt CEO & Founder

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Principles & Commitments

Environmental, Social and Governance are not buzzwords at Britishvolt, we deliver on our promises. We are fully committed to helping the UK on its roadmap to net-zero, upskilling along the way. We aim to be as low carbon as possible, reimagining supply chains as we progress.

The abundance of renewable energy at our premier Gigasite located in Northumberland, and access to a rail head and deep-port, mean that we can lower the carbon footprint of the battery manufacturing process. We are fully committed to social values and will endeavour to bring prosperity to local communities alongside education and training.

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People and Diversity

Diversity is at the very core of what we do. We are inclusive, thoughtful and equal. Business-wide.

We are a family of likeminded individuals, all driven by one common goal; to deliver a sustainable future.

American politician Kamala Harris once said “Our unity is our strength, and our diversity is our power. We reject the myth of ‘us’ vs. ‘them’. We are in this together”.

We think the same.

 

Our communities

Britishvolt is a proactive neighbour in the North East of England, as it will be wherever expansion plans take the business.

We offer local communities thoughtfully designed education hubs, created to power the employment of the future. Everyone is equal, all deserve a chance for a better life. Low carbon batteries, designed to store and capture renewable energy, will be at the very heart of these communities. Britishvolt will be at the very heart of these communities.