What is CATL Battery Cell? - Battery Finds
What is CATL Battery Cell

What is CATL Battery Cell?

CATL - The World's Largest Maker of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) is the world’s largest maker of lithium-ion batteries with an annual sales volume of 34 GWh in 2020.

Headquartered in the city of Ningde, east China’s Fujian Province, CATL with businesses covering R&D, manufacturing and sales in battery systems for new energy vehicles and energy storage systems. The company is committed to providing cutting-edge solutions for global new energy applications.

The World's Leading Battery Technology

In terms of energy storage battery technology route selection, Ningde era adheres to the lithium iron phosphate battery route; in product and process design, Ningde era adopts a square aluminum shell energy storage cell structure, which has high strength, good air tightness, and a reliable life of more than 20 years. ; Its unique anti-explosion valve design can relieve pressure in a timely and directional manner, and balance the air pressure inside and outside the cell.

In addition, the system structure and electrical safety design (multi-stage breaking and quick plug) can help prevent the generation of ignition sources.

At present, the 271Ah&280Ah lithium iron phosphate batteries, 1P20S electric boxes and 1P20S*17 electric cabinets, 280Ah 1P52S electric boxes and 1P52S*8 electric cabinets produced by CATL have completed the UL 9540A test (the UL 9540A test was proposed by UL and is used for A test method for evaluating the spread of large-scale thermal runaway fires in battery energy storage systems.).

In addition to UL 9540A, CATL has also passed a series of domestic and foreign certifications such as GB/T 36276, IEC 62619, 62477-1 LVD, 61000-6-2/-4 EMC and UL 1973, which will promote the home energy storage business of the CA. Global layout.

Who choose CATL Battery Cells?

In addition to BMW, Daimler, Honda, Toyota, Volkswagen and Toyota, CATL also has the following clients.

2019 – Powin Energy | 280Ah LFP Battery Cells 

Oregon, USA-headquartered Powin Energy has a 1.85GW master supply agreement in place with CATL, spanning 2019 to 2022. Powin Energy has launched a set of three battery storage system products(branded Stack 225, Stack 230 and Stack 230P ) using CATL’s large form factor lithium-ion cells, including a system solution capable of 4+ hour duration and backed by a 20-year warranty.

2019 – KSTAR 

Shenzen-headquartered inverter and energy storage manufacturer KSTAR’S ‘All-in-one’ single phase residential ESS, build with CATL lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cells.

2019 – Next Energy & Resources

CATL provide reliable energy storage system (ESS) battery solutions to help Next Energy & Resources Co., Ltd. (“NER”) build a new operational model for Third Party Ownership (TPO), and to technically support the further promotion and application of distributed solar power generation systems in Japan.

2020 – FlexGen | 280Ah LFP Battery Cells 

Energy storage system integrator FlexGen used 280Ah CATL lithium iron phosphate large format battery cells for two large-scale energy storage projects totalling 220MWh in Texas.

2020 – Enphase

Enphase added CATL as a second battery manufacturer.

2021 – Socomec

Socomec has created their first native outdoor UL Listed energy storage system using CATL Batteries(CATL EnerOne Liquid-Cooled Battery:).

Electriq Power (“Electriq”)

Energy storage company Electriq PowerPod 2weith 2.5kW CATL Battery.

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