Posts Tagged: Kokam

SolarEdge to acquire battery-maker Kokam

Photovoltaic inverter manufacturer SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ: SEDG) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Kokam, a South Korean provider of battery cells and energy storage solutions. SolarEdge will invest approximately $88 million to acquire 75% of outstanding equity shares of Kokam. Over time, SolarEdge intends to purchase the remaining shares of Kokam, making it… Read more »

Eviation and Kokam announce electric aircraft battery supply deal

Eviation Aircraft, a manufacturer of electric aircraft (profiled in the July/August 2017 issue of Charged), and South Korean battery manufacturer Kokam have entered into a battery supply deal valued at $1 million. Kokam batteries will be used to power EViation’s all-electric Alice aircraft, which is scheduled to fly by the end of this year. Alice,… Read more »

Kokam introduces XPAND battery pack for electric buses and commercial vehicles

Battery-maker Kokam’s new XPAND battery pack is aimed at heavy vehicles such as electric buses, trams, trucks and other commercial and industrial EVs. The XPAND battery pack will be offered in two versions: the 7.1 kWh XMP71P and the 11.4 kWh XMP114E. Both are scalable to support EV applications from 7.1 kWh to 1.5 MWh… Read more »