New South Wales Will Host 700 MW/2800 MWh Battery Storage Installation

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 19:42:30 +0000

The story here is not that planning for the largest storage battery in the world is going forward in the New South Wales, Australia. The story is that this is happening despite fierce opposition to renewable energy by the Australian government. In effect, the individual states and several energy producers are thumbing their noses at [&hellip

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Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:04:56 +0000

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Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey County, California. The battery storage system is the largest of its type in the world in terms of size and scale, and it towers over […]

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Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:04:56 +0000

The post Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey County, California. The battery storage system is the largest of its type in the world in terms of size and scale, and it towers over […]

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Digging Into Yahua Lithium & Its 5 Year Lithium Agreement With Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:41:29 +0000

As we previously reported, Sichuan Yahua Industrial Group made an announcement at the end of December that its subsidiary, Yahua Lithium, signed a 5-year lithium supply agreement with Tesla. The contract’s value is reported to be a range of $630-880 million. Yahual Lithium will provide battery-grade lithium hydroxide to Tesla from 2021 through 2025. Here’s a bit more information and commentary on that deal

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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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CATL Putting $3 Billion Into 3 New Battery Factories, LG Chem Doubling Its China-Made Battery Production

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 22:11:09 +0000

The two largest EV battery producers in the world, as I recently reported, are CATL and LG Energy Solution (formerly LG Chem). They intend to stay at the top. On the last day of 2020, CATL announced a 39 billion yuan ($5.9 billion) investment into three new battery factories in China. LG Energy Solution, meanwhile, plans to more than double its battery cell production in China

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Elon Mask, Tesla Alien Technology, Tesla’s Unique Business Model — Top CleanTechnica Stories in 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 04:50:58 +0000

It may feel like 2020 just grew a tumor, but we are indeed in a new year. That means it’s time to look back and reflect on the big stories of 2020. Well, the big cleantech stories — sort of. Admittedly, CleanTechnica stretched a bit beyond cleantech several times in 2020, and that was reflected in some of the top 20 articles of 2020. Have a scroll below to see them all

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What Is GM’s New Logo & Ad Campaign Actually About?

Credit to Author: Loren McDonald| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 03:41:36 +0000

On Friday, General Motors debuted its new “Everybody In” marketing campaign and redesigned GM logo in a private briefing for automotive and advertising reporters as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to convince stakeholders that the company is truly serious about accelerating mass adoption of electric vehicles

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Solar Prize Marks Milestone With Round 3 Winner & Round 4 Semifinalist Announcements

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 21:16:37 +0000

The Sun Has Set on Another Round of the American-Made Solar Prize, Awarding Two New Solar Startups for Their Innovations

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Standard Lithium Scores Points With Proof-of-Concept Lithium Extraction & Crystallization Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 19:32:08 +0000

Standard Lithium is a lithium extraction startup pursuing an unconventional method of getting lithium for EV batteries. Tesla CEO Elon Musk commented in response to a CleanTechnica article last year that the approach seemed to have some promise

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