Tesla’s Re|Source Blockchain Collaboration For Cobalt Aims To Prove That Tesla Ethically Sources Its Cobalt

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 03:53:47 +0000

One argument that often comes up against Tesla and Elon Musk is that they “own child slaves” or “own slave labor.” I’ve seen those in my notifications quite often (and randomly, too). But the fact remains that neither Tesla nor Elon Musk owns slaves, nor do they support slave labor or child labor. This myth […]

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Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm Speaks, Western Australia Takes Action

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 17:19:45 +0000

As Australia moves glacially towards exporting products that mitigate climate change instead of exporting products that increase it, Western Australia is taking Robyn Denholm’s advice seriously. The Chairperson of Tesla recently spoke at a mining conference urging Australians to get involved higher up the value chain with the minerals we are digging out of the […]

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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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Lithium & EV Battery Forecasts For Europe, US, & China, 2025–2030 — Part 1

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:00:27 +0000

In this first part of a two-part interview for CleanTech Talk, Rodney Hooper of RK Equity talks lithium and EV battery production and supply forecasts for 2025–2030 in Europe, China, the US, and globally. Listen via the embedded SoundCloud player below, or via your preferred podcasting network (see options below). CleanTech Talk — EVs, Solar, […]

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Secretary Granholm Shows The Joe Biden Administration Is Focused On Core Electric Vehicle Matters That Matter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 01:31:46 +0000

We cover every angle and every corner of the electric vehicle market. We’ve done so for years. I’ve been calling the 2020s the decade of batteries and  the decade of autonomy, because I think these are the two most important portions of the transportation market in the coming years. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emphasized […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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DeepGreen CEO Gerard Barron Opens Up About DeepGreen’s Open Letter to BMW & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:01:00 +0000

Recently, DeepGreen penned an open letter to BMW, Volvo, Google, and other brands about the importance of seafloor minerals and approached extraction cautiously with an exacting commitment to science-based impact analysis and environmental protection. I also interviewed DeepGreen’s CEO, Gerard Barron, via email last year. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of a second interview with […]

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Battery Mineral Mining Policies & Regional Trends — CleanTech Talk with Howard Klein

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 03:58:18 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Howard Klein, Founder and Partner at RK Equity, to talk about the lithium, nickel, and graphite markets in the United States, North America, and Canada. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below […]

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DeepGreen Pens Open Letter To BMW, Volvo, Google, Samsung SDI & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 01:29:56 +0000

DeepGreen has written an open letter to various brands, such as BMW, Google, Samsung SDI, and Volvo. Before I dive in and share the open letter, I want to re-share what DeepGreen is: a deep-sea mining company that has a vision of a zero-carbon, circular economy with goals to source metals with the least environmental […]

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New Lithium Extraction Plant Announced For Clayton Valley, Nevada

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:29:23 +0000

Schlumberger New Energy has announced a new lithium extraction plant in Clayton Valley, Nevada, a pilot plant to be precise. This pilot plant is being developed by a subsidiary of Schlumberger New Energy, NeoLith Energy. The company claims an exceptionally sped up production process. “The NeoLith Energy sustainable approach uses a differentiated direct lithium extraction […]

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