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CATL's zero-carbon battery factory honored in 2022 Business Climate Action Cases

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-11-17 15:24

Visitors gather at the booth of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) during a new energy vehicle expo held in Beijing in August. [Photo provided to China Daily]

As the first zero-carbon battery factory in the world, the Yibin factory of China's battery giant Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) was recently selected into the 2022 Business Climate Action Cases collection, The Paper reported.

The collection was released during the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP27.

With a total investment of more than 56 billion yuan ($7.85 billion), the Yibin battery base project was launched in November 2019 and has 10 phases in total. After completion, its annual capacity could top 200 GWh, becoming one of the biggest power batter bases in the world.

The Yibin plant achieved carbon neutrality in 2021, and received the PAS 2060 certification on carbon neutrality from the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company SGS in March this year.

Last month, it was added to the Global Lighthouse Network by the World Economic Forum.

The plant begun to craft the zero-carbon roadmap at the early stage of its establishment, said Zhu Yunfeng, general manager of Sichuan Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CATL.

Through continuous innovation in energy utilization, transportation, logistics and manufacturing, the factory is able to produce more products of higher quality with less raw materials and carbon emissions.

The Business Climate Action Cases has been released three years in a row in the COP to showcase Chinese enterprises' pioneer action and leader power in coping with climate change. This year, it includes 27 cases in total.

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