Karawang New Industry City (KNIC) has been chosen as the location for the first electric vehicle (EV) battery factory in Southeast Asia. This battery factory was built by PT HKML Battery Indonesia, which is a consortium company LG Energy Solution. Hvundai Mobis. Hvundai Motor Company, and KIA Corporation. Occupying an area of 319,000 square meters, the factory is targeted to produce a production capacity of up to 10 Giga Watt per hour (GWh) of batteries in the first phase.
Indonesia has the largest nickel reserves in the world. In the next three to four years, through good management and good management, Indonesia will become a major producer of nickel-based finished goods such as lithium batteries, electric batteries, and electric vehicle batteries. The development of the battery industry will also increase Indonesia's attractiveness as an investment destination for derivative industries that use Batteries are like investment in electric motors, electric buses. and the electric car industry.
Apart from providing fun opportunities, the presence of an electric factory is also expected
prioritize local sources. The land provider for this factory, KNIC, is responsible for providing green areas and innovative solutions and services foroptimize productivity and competitiveness. One of the facilities provided by KNIC is a waste and clean water management facility with a total capacity of 21,500 square meters per day. Then 12,000 square meters per day for clean water treatment. Pool retention, and drainage system to accommodate high rainfall.