Technology group WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤ has signed a â€œlarge multi-yearâ€ supply agreement with battery cell supplier EVE Energy.
The agreement will support WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤â€™s â€œstrong pipeline of energy storage & optimisation orders across key marketsâ€, a statement said.
WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤ currently has more than 3.5GW / 7GWh of energy storage capacity awarded, contracted, or in deployment across six continents.
â€œWÃ¤rtsilÃ¤ is proactively diversifying its partnerships across the value chain to capitalise on growing market demand and continue to efficiently fulfil commitments to its customers,â€ the statement added. â€œThe company maintains a successful on-time delivery record across complex geographical locations amidst global supply constraints.â€
Andrew Tang, vice president of energy storage & optimisation at WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤, said: â€œOur partnership with EVE Energy is one of several strategic measures WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤ is taking to diversify and strengthen our supply chain in response to industry-wide disruptions over the last few years. We are constantly pursuing new opportunities to optimise our operations and ensure that we can continue to lead the transition towards a 100 per cent renewable energy future.â€
Steven Chen, president of EVE, added: “This cooperation with WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤ is a significant step in EVE’s globalisation, and will further enhance our ability to serve overseas high-end customer markets. Previously, EVE’s products have been recognised by several internationally renowned customers and have entered their supply chains. In the future, we will continue to enhance our global service capabilities and make significant contributions to the new energy industry of mankind.â€