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Powering the Future: The Emergence of the Battery Belt

The emergence of the 'Battery Belt' across the United States is a game-changing development.

Pepper Foster Consulting

The "Battery Belt" encompasses several states, including Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, which are poised to become key hubs for EV battery production through 2030. The region is experiencing a surge in battery investments, with an estimated $90 billion announced nationwide over the past three years, leading to the creation of approximately 70,000 manufacturing jobs.

This concentration of investment is reshaping supply chains and the manufacturing landscape leading to several downstream impacts and disruptions including:

To thrive amidst this shift, we are seeing battery manufacturers and Auto OEMs pursuing various initiatives that include:

As we venture deeper into the era of electrification, some critical questions that battery manufacturers and Auto OEMs are asking include:

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