Full-scale electric-vehicle Gigaplant in Northumberland to boost jobs

EV battery pioneer, Britishvolt, is progressing with its historic plans for its first full-scale electric-vehicle Gigaplant in Northumberland.  

Britishvolt announced on 21st a January that the project is receiving support from the Government through its Automotive Transformation Fund.

Peter Rolton, Britishvolt Executive Chairman, said “This announcement is a major step in putting the UK at the forefront of the global energy transition, unlocking huge private sector investment that will develop the technology and skills required for Britain to play its part in the next industrial revolution….I’m especially proud that this is such a major boost for Northumberland – the county of my birth – bringing around 3,000 direct highly-skilled jobs and another 5,000+ indirect wider supply chain roles into the region.”

Find out more on Britishvolt’s website.

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