Fortum expands battery operations in Finland

The Finnish utility is expanding its recycling activities with a new mechanized processing plant in its home country that will play a role in a new national battery strategy.

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Fortum is expanding its battery activities at the same time as the Finnish government presents its new battery strategy.

In February of 2021, the utility will open a new mechanized recycling plant in Ikaalinen, Finland. The new facility, expected to employ around 20 people, will supplement Fortum's existing domestic pilot facility in Harjavalta.

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