A Group Of Lithium Companies Complete The Recycling Loop

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 19:13:49 +0000

“What are we going to do with all those batteries?” That’s a common question anti-EV and cleantech skeptics are always asking. In reality, it’s usually not a question they expect to get answered. They’re “asking” to “prove” that EVs, energy storage, and other cleantech using lithium batteries are actually bad for the environment. There’s just […]

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Tesla Cofounder JB Straubel Aims To Solve A Key Problem Of E-Bike Batteries

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 02:08:49 +0000

JB Straubel, who was one of the co-founders of Tesla as well as its former chief technology offer, is the founder of Redwood Materials, which focuses on recycling electric car batteries. However, now, The Verge reports that Straubel’s company is teaming up with Specialized to recycle the e-bike industry’s batteries, a lingering problem of hazardous […]

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EV Battery Recycling Heating Up — Volkswagen, Li-Cycle, & US Department of Energy Prize Jumping In

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 22:29:40 +0000

The electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling industry is just starting to form. While the number of electric vehicles on the road gets more inspiring day after day, very few have gone through a long life and strolled into the retirement office, which is typically the point where it would make sense for an EV to […]

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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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Heavy-Duty Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Pilot Launched By New Flyer & Li-Cycle

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:50:18 +0000

The future of electric vehicles is batteries, batteries, batteries. That means a lot of mining for nickel, lithium, cobalt, and other minerals. Indeed, with the enormous growth in demand expected in the electric vehicle industry in the coming years

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Cobalt Banished From New Lithium-Ion Electric Vehicle Batteries

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:05:39 +0000

A new lithium-ion electric vehicle battery ditches cobalt for high performance without the supply chain risk baggage

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We Need To Recycle Lithium-Ion Batteries At Their End-Of-Life (Video)

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:46:49 +0000

Concerted international activity is beginning to create a circular economy in technology metals which can truly influence the decarbonization of transportation

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Battery Law Can Help Europe Become Green Battery Powerhouse

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 01:55:57 +0000

The European Commission’s proposal for the world’s first ever sustainable battery law can make batteries even cleaner than today and ensure their sourcing is ethical and environmentally responsible, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said

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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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Cracking the Code on Recycling Energy Storage Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 20:28:21 +0000

This is one of four blogs in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Please see the introductory post, as well as other entries on solar panels and wind turbines

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