Nissan is aiming to makes its EVs as green to build as they are to drive.

By District Energy posted 10-06-2021 10:09

  

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Nissan is continuing its journey on the path toward carbon neutrality and environmental circularity for its products with investments in new EV production and battery recycling efforts aimed to reduce the company’s carbon footprint from EV manufacturing.

The company says that the $1.38 billion complex in Sunderland, U.K. is a world-first EV manufacturing ecosystem. It includes production facilities for Nissan’s upcoming electric crossover SUV, a gigafactory battery plant, and a renewable energy microgrid to power it all.

“This project comes as part of Nissan's pioneering efforts to achieve carbon neutrality throughout the entire lifecycle of our products,” said Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer, Makoto Uchida. “Our comprehensive approach includes not only the development and production of EVs but also the use of on-board batteries as energy storage and their reuse for secondary purposes.”

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