Porsche Behind World’s Biggest Factory For Silicon Battery Materials

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 11:05:24 +0000

silicon battery porsche electric vehicles group 14Silicon battery technology gets the seal of approval from Porsche, which has put up the big bucks to help Group14 build the world’s biggest silicon battery materials factory in Washington State.

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Arg! New “One Pot” Solid-State Batteries Deploy Argyrodite To Solve High Heat Conundrum

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2023 16:05:03 +0000

solid state batteries argyrodite KISTThe next big thing: solid-state batteries based on argyrodite sulfides for the electric vehicle of the future.

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Mercedes-Benz Expands Lithium Production in Germany

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:05:52 +0000

There has been a lot of concern about battery materials and global geopolitical risks. In some ways, it would be easy to just keep relying on China for rare earth minerals, lithium, and other things we need for the energy transition. But, as we’ve learned in the past, depending on somebody too much gives them […]

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South Carolina Is Getting A New EV Battery Materials Facility

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2023 13:00:43 +0000

If everybody woke up tomorrow, had money in hand, and wanted to buy an EV, it couldn’t happen. It’s not that we don’t want everybody to have one, but increasing EV battery production involves a number of complex processes, which require a large amount of minerals, which we’d need more mines to get. Even after […]

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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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Sustainable Battery Materials? Yeah, Right — Or, Right On!

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 17:30:24 +0000

sustainable battery technologyThe abundance and low cost of sodium has made it a promising alternative to lithium for an ion battery system. Overall, the outlook for the use of sodium-ion batteries in current technology is favorable, as long as cost, safety, cyclic stability, and energy density guidelines are met.

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New South African Lithium-Ion Cell Mega-Factory, Plans For 32 GWh/Year By 2028

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 02:34:00 +0000

The battery storage market in South Africa is expected to grow significantly going forward as companies and homes look to cushion themselves from ongoing electricity blackouts. Eskom, the stated-owned utility company, has been battling to keep the lights on during peak demand hours. Electricity blackouts are expected for at least another 18 months according to some reports

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