$17.5 Million to Build Domestic Supply Chain for Critical Minerals & Materials

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 15:58:20 +0000

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Develop More Affordable, Sustainable Production Processes, and Create Good-Paying Jobs Throughout the Nation WASHINGTON, D.C.— As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced $17.5 million for four projects that will help lower the costs and … [continued]

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1st Projects Receiving Clean Energy Manufacturing Investments in America’s Industrial & Energy Communities

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2024 22:08:44 +0000

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports New Projects Building Grid Transformers, Manufacturing EV Chargers and Solar Components, and Processing Critical Minerals, Helping Revitalize Local Economies with Clean Energy Jobs WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released details for 35 projects across 20 states that voluntarily shared … [continued]

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Panasonic Energy to Invest in NMG & Purchase Graphite in Multi-year Deal to Boost EV Battery Supply Chain in North America

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 02:07:17 +0000

Low-impact supply chain will fully integrate anode active material sourcing from mining to delivering battery material Osaka, Japan – Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., a Panasonic Group Company, recently announced that it has signed a seven-year offtake agreement for the supply of natural graphite with Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (“NMG”; Quebec, Canada), … [continued]

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Separating Critical Materials from Dissolved Batteries

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2024 04:01:57 +0000

A straightforward method can separate critical metal ions from an unconventional source What happens when a battery dies? Current rechargeable … [continued]

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The U.S. Geological Survey Invests Millions to Map Critical-Mineral Resources in Alaska

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 17:40:30 +0000

The U.S. Geological Survey will invest more than $5.8 million to map critical-mineral resources in Alaska in partnership with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. This partnership is a key step in securing a reliable and sustainable supply of the critical minerals that are essential to everything from household appliances and electronics to […]

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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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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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Tesla & Indonesia Agree On Nickel Supply Deal Worth $5 Billion

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:30:16 +0000

Tesla has entered into an agreement with Indonesia to purchase $5 billion worth of nickel over the next 5 years.

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The Hardest (& Best) Thing About The US Clean Vehicle Tax Credit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 20:59:01 +0000

There’s been a lot of discussion about the new Clean Vehicle Credit in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that is making its way toward Joe Biden’s desk (having left the Senate, it’s now just got to get through the House of Representatives). However, for all of the simple — and mostly good — changes […]

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