NREL Battery Supply Chain Database Maps Out the State of North America’s Manufacturing Base

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 17 May 2024 13:55:45 +0000

As the United States continues to transition to clean energy, strengthening the domestic supply chain by increasing the availability of critical materials is paramount to enabling greater domestic manufacturing. This focus on securing the clean energy supply chain—in particular domestically—is a key part of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) … [continued]

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The Southeast US Battery Belt Is Learning To Love EVs

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 22:23:23 +0000

Laid-off workers in the Southeast have a new option. As electric vehicle battery plants rise in the region, they’re accompanied by good jobs, and these jobs are better paying than any of the previous textile or furniture industry positions from years past. EV battery plants are reinvigorating areas left destitute … [continued]

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Nickel-Mining Plants To Juice EV Battery Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2024 15:20:36 +0000

A new, plant-based source of nickel could help spare the EV battery supply chain from the burden of environmental impacts related to mining.

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Texas Scores Another Clean Tech Point, Flow Battery Edition

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 18:17:23 +0000

The inventors of an inexpensive new flow battery chemistry are bringing their manufacturing line from New York To Texas for scaleup.

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The EV Battery Supply Chain Explained

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Tue, 09 May 2023 15:15:36 +0000

Introduction What are the problems in the EV battery supply chain and how can we improve it? The transportation sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the US economy, and about half its emissions come from light-duty vehicles alone. To avoid the disastrous effects of a 1.5°C increase in global temperatures, we will […]

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