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September 12, 2023

Electric Autonomy (by Emma Jarratt)

Exclusive: Behind the scenes of a battery manufacturing breakthrough at Novonix

In the second Behind the Battery series instalment, an exclusive look at Novonix and the story of its new, made-in-Canada, industry-changing breakthrough to drive down battery manufacturing costs

Mark McArthur, through his work at Novonix, has just discovered that the company has halved the cost of making a battery component by developing a new manufacturing process. Photo: Novonix

Driving down a quiet industrial road in a suburb of Halifax there is no indication that this area is a mecca for battery technology around the world.

Yet it’s here where Novonix, a 10-year-old battery materials and technology company, is changing the way batteries used in electric vehicles and energy storage are built, tested and manufactured.

Not many companies can say they’ve had a hand in building most lithium-ion vehicle batteries available on the global market today. Even fewer can say they’ve just developed a new manufacturing process that halves the cost of making cathodes, a key battery component.

Novonix Battery Technology Solutions (BTS), based in Halifax, N.S., is one of those select few.

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