Rimac Energy to create 70 new jobs with Oxfordshire plant expansion

Rimac Energy has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Oxfordshire promising to create more than 70 new high-skilled jobs.

The 1,850 square metre facility in Witney, has been created to house the energy storage specialist’s rapidly growing team in the UK and serve as a hub for technological innovation.

Rimac Energy is part of the Rimac Group, the company behind the world’s fastest electric car, but the Oxfordshire arm of the business focuses on designing, developing, and building innovation stationary battery energy storage solutions (BESS).

The Oxfordshire facility will manufacture the company’s next-generation of BESS and will create more than 70 high-skilled jobs for engineers, technicians, and researchers.

Rimac Energy director Wasim Sarwar Dilov said: “The UK has always been at the forefront of technological innovation, and we are thrilled to be expanding our footprint here.

“We’re proud to strengthen the Croatia-UK partnership, support the local community, and are excited to be able to tap into the incredible engineering talent pool in the region to help us build a greener future for the planet.”

Rimac Energy was recently spun off from the larger Rimac Technology part of the Rimac Group. Rimac Technology is headquartered in Zagreb, Croatia, and employs a workforce of over 1000 in developing and manufacturing high-performance battery systems, electric drive units and electronic systems for electric vehicles.

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