SK Innovation
SK Innovation’s 2020 Financial Results: Battery business grew more than twice compared to the previous year despite overall decline in business performance
2021.01.29
■The battery business set a new annual revenue record of 1.6 trillion won for the first time in 2020 ■The company recorded revenue of 7.6776 trillion won and operating loss of 243.4 billion won in the 4th quarter of 2020 Annual revenue and operating loss in 2020 were 34.1645 trillion won and 2.5688 won respectively ...
SK Innovation decided to invest in the 3rd European battery plant in Hungary
2021.01.29
■Planning to construct the 3rd European plant of 30 GWh to grow the battery business, a future growth driver – (Iváncsa, Hungary) The company will invest USD 2.29 billion by 2028 in an area measuring 700,000 m2, which is equivalent to 98 football stadiums. ■Coming closer to the mid- and long-term goal of “global production capacity ...
SK Innovation enters battery swap business in China
2021.01.21
■ SK Innovation recently participated as a strategic investor in Blue Park Smart Energy (BPSE), a subsidiary of BAIC Group in China. BPSE: a battery swap type EVs supplier and battery swap station operator ■ SK Innovation has secured a foothold to promote the BaaS (Battery as a Service) business in China, the world’s largest ...
SK's US battery arm sells $1 bn green bonds at lower rates
2021.01.20
  The $1 billion green bond sale by SK battery America Inc., a US unit of South Korea’s SK Innovation Co., was nine times oversubscribed at $9 billion by foreign investors during the Jan. 19 bookbuilding, leading to a cut in the company’s borrowing rates.   The proceeds will be used to build an electric ...
SK Innovation参加中国电动汽车百人会论坛2021
2021.01.19
  随着全球汽车产业向电动汽车转型,以中国为中心的世界电动汽车市场呈现出迅速增长的趋势。   在这种情况下,SK Innovation参加了中国电动汽车领域权威协会China EV100(以下简称为中国电动汽车百人会)于1月15日到至17日在北京钓鱼台举办的“中国电动汽车百人会论坛2021″(以下简称为论坛),共同探讨了中国新能源产业及电池领域技术发展路线。   中国电动汽车百人会是以负责中国国内电动汽车及无人驾驶汽车等产业的工业和信息化部、交通运输部、环境部、财政部等六个政府部门为中心,由民、官、学参与并探讨未来汽车政策的中国最具影响力的电动汽车产业相关团体。该团体于2014年成立,包括中国政府部门在内的全球汽车企业等注册为会员公司,SK Innovation于2019年正式加入为正式会员公司。    ▲(左)参加“中国电动汽车百人会论坛2021”的SK Innovation/ (右)搭载SK Innovation电池的北京汽车集团高端电动汽车品牌Arcfox   SK Innovation参加的此次论坛是由中国电动汽车百人会举办的最大活动,由中国政府部门长官、全球汽车企业的管理层等出席,对包括电动汽车以及未来汽车产业的发展方向和技术趋势进行发表和讨论。论坛每年年初举行,在去年1月举行的论坛,首次揭示发表了关于中国政府将废除电动汽车补贴的立场变化,对于中国等以及全球未来汽车市场具有影响力。同时,约有200万人线上参加了此次论坛,备受瞩目。   今年的论坛由于受全球新冠疫情影响,活动规模从以往2500人缩减到100人。引领中国未来汽车产业发展的政府高层领导人,主要车企及相关产业人士等前来参加。本次论坛在迎来《十四五规划》首年之际,围绕NEV*的发展与相关政策和战略为主题,就行业的未来发展方向和有关议题展开了热烈的讨论。此外,以减少碳排放为目标,就未来汽车与交通的变化、未来电池、未来出行的投资与创新等为主题开展了多种多样的专题论坛。 (*) NEV(New Energy Vehicle):新能源汽车    ▲(上)中国电动汽车百人会论坛(2021)中的SK Innovation展台/(下)SK Innovation展出的电动汽车电池模组   尤其在本次论坛中SK Innovation单独搭设了一个展台,其展出的电动汽车电池产品等受到了参会人员的关注。1月16日,中国电动汽车产业发展见证人以及未来汽车行业的权威领导人全国政协副主席万钢(前科学技术部部长)和前工业和信息化部苗圩部长等长官参观了SK Innovation展台,由SK Innovation中国电池事业开发室总经理张炜向诸位领导详细介绍了电动汽车电池工厂产能和主要业务情况。   当天,万钢政协副主席对SK Innovation能够如期在中国国内建设电动汽车电池工厂表示认可。  ▲ 搭载SK Innovation电池的北汽集团高端电动汽车品牌Arcfox   此外,在本次论坛中搭载SK Innovation电池的北汽新能源Arcfox广受人们瞩目。   ☞ English version   ■ Related articles – SK Innovation participates in the ...
SK Innovation participated in China EV100 Forum 2021
2021.01.19
  As the global automobile industry’s paradigm shifts to electric vehicles (EV), the global EV market, especially in China, is showing rapid growth. Reflecting this trend, China EV100 Forum is an annual event attracts great interest from companies and organizations that are currently active in China. This year, it was held in Diaoyutai, Beijing from ...
SK Innovation seeks deep change for ESG growth at CES 2021
2021.01.11
■ A group of 350 members and executives participate in the online CES 2021 from January 11th to 14th. ■ SK IE Technology, the material business subsidiary of SK Innovation, received the CES Innovation Award for FCW product. ■ President & CEO of SK Innovation Kim Jun emphasized, “We will look for ESG growth plans ...
SK Innovation secured green bonds to boost Georgia EV plants
2020.12.29
  SK Innovation has recently announced it will finance 1.09 trillion KRW (about 986 million USD) to the battery manufacturing plants in Georgia through green bonds. The bonds will be issued by SK battery America, a global subsidiary SK Innovation, to fund the construction of the second plant in Georgia.   Last year, SK battery ...
SK Innovation’s ESG management ② “The answer is Green Balance 2030”
2020.11.27
  01 | ExxonMobil, trapped in “oil addiction” versus BP, announced strategy for zero carbon commitment   On October 28th (local time), the Financial Times published an article titled “Why ExxonMobil is sticking with oil as rivals look to a greener future.” The article quoted Amy Myers Jaffe, professor at The Fletcher School at Tufts University ...
SK Innovation in the list of DJSI World for the 4th consecutive year
2020.11.15
  SK Innovation has announced that it was listed in the “DJSI World Company” for the 4th consecutive year. DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Indices) have been the world’s most well recognized ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) evaluation. As the main global index of the DJSI family, The DJSI World (Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index) represents ...
SK battery America hires more local workers to prepare for the completion of 1st EV plant in Georgia
2020.11.11
  SK battery America, the U.S. production subsidiary of SK Innovation’s battery business, has started hiring production workers to get ready for the mechanical completion and pilot production of the first plant in Georgia next year. Through this recruitment, the company aims to contribute to the revitalization of the local economy as well as the ...
SK Innovation shows Green Mobility technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo
2020.10.28
  After receiving much attention at InterBattery 2020, SK Innovation once again got a chance to show its technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo, which is taking place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Seoul, Korea from October 28th to 30th.     Hosted by the Korean National Assembly Hydrogen Economy Forum, 2020 Green New Deal Expo gathers ...