SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / December 9, 2021 / SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (“SPI Energy” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SPI), a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers, today announced that its Phoenix Motorcars subsidiary signed a long-term supply agreement with Coulomb Solutions, Inc. (“CSI”), the North American distributor of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (“CATL”) Commercial Vehicle Battery Systems, for supply of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery systems. CATL is a global leader in lithium-ion battery development and manufacturing. Delivery of the LFP battery systems will begin in the first quarter of 2022.
“Battery supply remains a bottleneck across the EV industry,” commented Denton Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman & CEO of SPI Energy. “This two-year agreement for CATL commercial battery systems from CSI will enable us to meet the growing demand for our commercial EVs in the US market. Having a regular and reliable supply of battery deliveries secured through 2023 places us in a great position to accelerate growth.”
The global EV battery market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 25.3% from $27.3 billion in 2021 to $67.2 billion by 2025, according to MarketsandMarkets, a B2B researcher.
About SPI Energy
SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPI) is a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions that was founded in 2006 in Roseville, California and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
The company has three core divisions: SolarJuice residential solar, the commercial & utility solar division comprised of SPI Solar and Orange Power, and the EdisonFuture/Phoenix Motorcars EV division. SolarJuice is the leader in renewable energy system solutions for residential and small commercial markets and has extensive operations in the Asia Pacific and North American markets. The commercial & utility solar division provides a full spectrum of EPC services to third party project developers, and develops, owns and operates solar projects that sell electricity to the grid in multiple regions, including the U.S., U.K., and Europe. Phoenix Motorcars is a leader in medium-duty commercial electric vehicles, and is developing EV charger solutions, electric pickup trucks, electric forklifts, and other EV products.
SPI maintains global operations in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe and is also targeting strategic investment opportunities in fast growing green industries such as battery storage, charging stations, and other EVs which leverage the Company’s technological expertise and substantial solar cash flow.
For more information on SPI Energy and its subsidiaries, the Company recommends that stockholders, investors and any other interested parties read the Company’s public filings and press releases available under the Investor Relations section at www.SPIgroups.com or www.sec.gov.
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