Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm Speaks, Western Australia Takes Action

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 17:19:45 +0000

As Australia moves glacially towards exporting products that mitigate climate change instead of exporting products that increase it, Western Australia is taking Robyn Denholm’s advice seriously. The Chairperson of Tesla recently spoke at a mining conference urging Australians to get involved higher up the value chain with the minerals we are digging out of the […]

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Porsche Teams With BASF On High-Performance EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 20:01:49 +0000

As the world transitions to electric cars and the instant-on torque that comes with them, legacy automakers who have built those legacies on high-performance cars are going to need to step up their engineering games in order to keep up with cars like … well, even a ten-year-old Chevy Spark would spank a few Ferraris […]

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BASF Will Build A New Battery Recycling Prototype Plant In Southern Brandenburg

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 11:43:59 +0000

BASF has announced plans for a new battery recycling prototype plant in Schwarzheide, which is in the southern part of Brandenburg, Germany, near the Schwarze Elster river. The new plant will be located at the site of its cathode active materials (CAM) plant. BASF stated that the new prototype plant will recycle end-of-life lithium-ion batteries. […]

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US Energy Dept. Hearts New Silicon EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 20:57:52 +0000

Silicon is the silent killer of graphite behind a new generation of fast-charging, long range, low cost EV batteries

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JB Straubel, Celina Mikolajczak, & Heiko Urtel Talk Batteries With Stanford Energy Professors

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 00:03:29 +0000

Stanford Energy recently hosted its StorageX International Symposium Industrial Panel virtually. The panel included top battery experts, such as JB Straubel, one of the co-founders at Tesla who left after years as CTO to start Redwood Materials; Celina Mikolajczak of Panasonic; and Heiko Urtel of

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BASF To Build A Battery Factory In Germany

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:50:57 +0000

German news outlet Bild reports that BASF will build a battery factory in Brandenburg for 500 million euros ($555 million). The factory will center around producing cathodes, and the news comes four weeks after Tesla’s surprise for Germany

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