Panasonic Strikes Battery Minerals Deal In Canada

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 18:30:14 +0000

Rare earth minerals and other battery materials are crucial for global politics. As this article explains, China’s power over the worlds clean technology advancements and medical progress came to a head in 2010 when it cut off supplies to Japan. This ultimately left Japan defenseless, and with no choice but to cave on the border […]

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LG Chem To Build $3 Billion Battery Cathode Factory In Tennessee

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 08:10:03 +0000

LG Chem TennesseeThe Inflation Reduction Act continues to drive new investment in America, just as it was intended to do. LG Chem announced this week it will build a new $3 billion cathode manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tennessee. When complete, it will be the largest factory of its kind in the United States. The Clarksville facility will […]

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GM Signs Long-Term Nickel Supply Agreement With Vale Canada Limited

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 16:00:28 +0000

A term contract was signed between General Motors Co. and Vale Canada Limited for the long-term supply of battery-grade nickel sulfate from Vale’s planned factory in Bécancour, Québec, Canada. With the cooperation of this agreement, GM will have access to nickel sulfate from a US free-trade partner to meet its rapidly expanding EV production requirements […]

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Are There Enough Materials To Manufacture All The Electric Vehicles Needed?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 04:50:55 +0000

The short answer is yes. But this is a complicated question, so let’s dig in further. The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is necessary to decrease climate-changing emissions. As deployment increases, so will the demand for EV battery materials such as lithium, cobalt, and nickel. These materials are primarily supplied through two sources: 1) newly mined […]

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Puerto Rico’s Quest For Sustainability, Part 2

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 17:15:25 +0000

questSunrun has been selected by Puerto Rico’s electric utility provider to help rebuild and transform the island’s energy system. The company will develop a 17 megawatt virtual power plant, the first distributed large scale storage program on the island.

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Archer Partners With Molicel To Supply Battery Cells For Archer Midnight Aircraft

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 23:30:34 +0000

archer Midnight™ AircraftArcher Aviation has chosen Molicel to provide the battery cells for its new Archer Midnight aircraft. E-One Moli Energy Corp. (Molicel), an industry-leading supplier of lithium-ion battery cells, will manufacture and supply the battery cells for Archer’s production of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, Midnight. Archer Aviation has been a leader in eVTOL […]

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Limitless Possibilities…For Energy Storage, Of Course

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 16:33:34 +0000

energy storage Limitless Chris HemsworthThe new Chris Hemsworth project “Limitless” is the perfect antidote to climate doomerism (with bonus energy storage angle, of course).

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GM Strikes Battery Separator Deal

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:05:50 +0000

When it comes to EVs, battery cells are a huge deal. They’re literally what allows the vehicle to store energy and go anywhere. When talking about battery cells, minerals like lithium and cobalt tend to get most of the attention. But, there’s a little polymer part of each battery cell with a vitally-important role to […]

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Tesla Megafactory Lathrop Went From Groundbreaking To Megapack Production In Just 1 Year

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 00:53:46 +0000

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) has just updated the status of its Megafactory in Lathrop, California. The video Tesla has posted on its official Twitter and Instagram account shows actual production is taking place at this factory. We reported the groundbreaking ceremony of the Tesla Megafactory in September 2021. And it took just around 1 year for […]

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