CNBC: How Tesla’s Battery Mastermind Is Tackling Electric Vehicles’ Biggest Problem

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 00:42:46 +0000

In a new video, CNBC details how Tesla’s battery mastermind is solving the largest problem that EVs have. The video starts out with thousands of plastic bags filled with batteries. These batteries come from EVs, phones, scooters, laptops, and other electronic devices. Since these batteries are both flammable and toxic, it’s critical that they don’t […]

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Copper Alloys: The Ancient Clean Technology That Can Kill COVID

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:05:55 +0000

A few days ago, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the use of copper and copper alloy surfaces to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (hat tip to K10 on Twitter). The use of copper alloys is an ancient technology that requires less energy to produce than steel and is highly recyclable, making this […]

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Nickel, Nickel, Nickel — Diving Into Green Nickel With Talon Metals

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 04:43:57 +0000

As you may recall, several months ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk expressed some rather strong interest in (need for) nickel. Below is an interview with Sean Werger, President of Talon Metals Corp., and Vince Conte, CFO of Talon Metals Corp

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Despite Major Health Risks, Trump’s EPA Plans To Leave Millions Of Lead Water Pipes In The Ground

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:28:23 +0000

Rather than strengthening the desperately outdated Lead and Copper Rule to protect people’s — especially children’s — health, the US Environmental Protection Agency chose to weaken it

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CEO Of DeepGreen Metals Talks Mining Nickel From The Seafloor — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:53:08 +0000

DeepGreen is a deep-sea mining company with a vision of a zero-carbon, circular economy. Its goal is to source metals with the least environmental and societal impact

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Scientists Have Discovered How To Extract Rare Earth Elements From Acid Mine Drainage

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 03:40:12 +0000

Scientists have found a way to extract rare earth elements (REE) from acid mine drainage, mining.com reports. Researchers at Penn State University detailed their findings in a paper published in the Chemical Engineering Journal

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Oceans May Be Best Place To Get EV Battery Metals

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 02:29:13 +0000

A new study explores the environmental, social, and economic costs of different sources of base metals used in the world’s transition away from fossil fuels. The while paper is entitled Where Should Metals for the Green Transition Come From

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Considering The Locals & Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:08:47 +0000

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERY SUPPLY CHAIN: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSA new report, Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain: Frequently Asked Questions, offers a lot of insight and data on key EV battery supply chain questions

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Tesla Getting Into The Mining Business Makes Sense

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:02:31 +0000

Sean Mitchell has published his thoughts on YouTube as to why Tesla getting into the mining business makes sense. When Elon Musk first talked about Tesla going into the mining business, I got really excited, but my mind went off in another direction. I immediately envisioned a Tesla booth at a gem show with minerals in every color shaped like little Teslas. I am sure that’s not what Elon had in mind

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The Worldwide King Of Battery Capacity Is Tesla

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:01:29 +0000

Tesla dominates the world’s electric vehicle market by any measure. The company’s Model 3 is currently the best-selling vehicle of any kind in Norway and the Netherlands, and it’s by far the best-selling electric vehicle just about everywhere in North America and Europe

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