The battery cell and module production facility, which will be put into operation by the Siro company, in partnership with Turkey’s Automobile Enterprise Group (TOGG) and Chinese energy giant Farasis, will greatly contribute to the employment of the region.
The 15-gigawatt hour capacity battery cell and 19.8-gigawatt-hour capacity battery module investment to be built on 600 decares of land adjacent to the TOGG factory will support the technological transformation of Turkey’s electric vehicles and mobility ecosystem.
Siro, which will produce battery modules and packages for Turkey’s automobile, aims to reduce foreign dependency in energy and to accelerate the development of a clean and efficient energy system. Gemlik Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Pasa Agdemir said, “The battery factory will directly employ approximately 2 thousand people, and 10 thousand people will benefit indirectly from this work. We think that our population will increase by 50-60 thousand with employment.”
Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz