Britishvolt and Bakrie’s VKTR team up for sustainable EV battery nickel

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By Nick Carey LONDON (Reuters) – Electric vehicle (EV) battery startup Britishvolt and VKTR, part of Bakrie & Brothers’ auto unit, said on Tuesday they would develop sustainable nickel refining capacity in Indonesia and look into building a battery plant there. The two companies will form a joint venture called Indovolt BV VKTR, to provide nickel sulphate, a crucial ingredient for high-performance EV batteries, which will eventually be produced using renewable energy in line with Britishvolt’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals. “I am proud to be helping establish a secure suppl…

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