KORE Power Receives Conditional Commitment for $850 Million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office for the KOREPlex Advanced Battery Manufacturing Facility
KORE Power, Inc. (KORE) has received a conditional commitment from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) for a loan in the principal amount of $850 million under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program.
The loan will be used to fund the construction of KORE’s advanced battery cell manufacturing facility in Buckeye, Arizona. The KOREPlex, a 1,330,000-square-foot facility, will house multiple production lines to manufacture batteries for electric vehicles (EV) and energy storage systems in the United States. The KOREPlex will produce cells using two chemistries: nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) and lithium-ion iron phosphate (LFP).