Fleet Owners: For Big Savings, Plan Now For Electrification

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:57:32 +0000

Today, most fleets are at an early stage of EV adoption and their approach is incremental — e.g., buy a few vehicles and a few chargers each year. In our recently-released report Steep Climb Ahead

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U.S. Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University & Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 22:34:20 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it is partnering with Youngstown State University and DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to advance workforce development for the battery manufacturing industry. The $1 million project will assist

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Lithium & Battery Stock Explosion, UK Gigafactory Request, Tesla Cybertruck Love — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 06:52:08 +0000

The top 20 CleanTechnica stories of the past week included a look at increasingly popular lithium, nickel, and EV battery stocks

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Lithium Miners & Battery Makers Are Feeling The Tesla Effect

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 02:01:41 +0000

CNN reported that Tesla’s stock surge isn’t just making Elon Musk and Tesla investors rich — it’s affecting other industries as well. Investors who are focusing on other industries, such as lithium and batteries, are also benefitting from Tesla’s success

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Swappable Container Waterborne Transport Battery

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:47:54 +0000

The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Program is funding a swappable container waterborne transport battery. Called Current Direct, this program plans to revolutionize the way goods are moved by water

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Sungrow Crosses 10 Gigawatts of Solar Power Inverters in Americas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 01:23:31 +0000

Sungrow is apparently the world leader in solar power inverter solutions, and it announced recently that it crossed 10 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative inverter shipments in the Americas before the end of

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ZETA Publishes 100% Electric Vehicle Roadmap For 2030 For USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:08:38 +0000

A couple of mid-term and long-term targets are often expressed by people who follow this industry closely: 50% EV market share by 2025 and 100% by 2030. ZETA is committed to achieving the latter in the

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Low-Cost, Cobalt-Free Batteries Coming From Panasonic In 2–3 Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 05:30:26 +0000

Panasonic is working on a low-cost and cobalt-free battery, according to fresh reports. It hopes to help Tesla realize its goal of increasing the affordability of its electric vehicles, and one way to do this is a cobalt-free battery

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Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules Released

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 04:22:42 +0000

Today, the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize released the official rules for the third and final phase of the Department of Energy (DOE) funded $5.5 million competition. The goal of this Prize is to develop and demonstrate processes that, when scaled, have the potential to profitably capture 90% of all discarded or spent lithium-based batteries (LIBs) in the United States, and re-introduce key materials into the U.S. supply chain

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Sneak Peek: A Look At Tesla’s 4680 Cell Production (Video)

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 05:23:22 +0000

Tesla recently provided a sneak preview of its 4680 cell production planned for Gigafactory Berlin in the company’s latest recruitment video on LinkedIn. It reveals several small details of the 4680 production process that might be of interest to competing automakers in addition to potential employees

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