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Panasonic Energy advancing plans for $4B gigafactory in Kansas

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a Panasonic Group company, and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly jointly announced that the state of Kansas has approved an Attracting Powerful Economic Expansion (APEX) state incentive application submitted by Panasonic Energy Co., The company has identified a site in De Soto, Kansas for this potential project. Panasonic Energy Co.,

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Kansas announces its first NEVI EV charging station locations

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Biden’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program awarded Kansas $39.5 more… The post Kansas announces its first NEVI EV charging station locations appeared first on Electrek. million to open EV charging stations – and the state just funded its first six.

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Report: Next-gen Chevy Bolt EV might be made at Kansas plant

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The next-generation Chevrolet Bolt EV could be built at a Kansas assembly plant starting in 2025, Automotive News reports. General Motors is considering whether to build a "lower-cost version" of the Bolt EV at its Fairfax Assembly plant, the report said, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter.

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Panasonic breaks ground on new 30 GWh gigafactory in Kansas; focus on 2170 cylindrical cells

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The Kansas gigafactory will be the company’s second EV battery facility in the US, following the Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) facility in Sparks, Nevada. Panasonic Energy plans to begin mass production in Kansas by March 2025. Two contractors from the local Kansas City area, Emery Sapp & Sons Inc.,

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Kansas lawmakers want to tax public EV charging

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A Kansas House bill calls for a tax on public EV charging—but not home charging. The proposed tax of 3 cents per kilowatt would go to a Kansas highway repair fund reliant on revenue, according to the Kansas Reflector, but it could force EV drivers to pay more than other drivers.

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A new wind farm in Kansas trailblazes with light-mitigating technology

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Danish renewables giant Ørsted just brought a 200-megawatt (MW) wind farm online in Kansas, and it’s the first in the state to feature light-mitigating technology. more… The post A new wind farm in Kansas trailblazes with light-mitigating technology appeared first on Electrek.

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Report: Panasonic considering Oklahoma or Kansas for US battery plant

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The battery supplier is shopping for land for the “mega factory” either in Oklahoma or Kansas, according to the report, with a planned investment of several. Panasonic is shopping for a plant location for its own U.S.

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