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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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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US Energy Department’s Battery Recycling Prize Phase II Winners Are …

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 21:09:25 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the seven winners of Phase II of the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize. The phased prize competition is designed to help find innovative solutions to collecting, storing, and transporting discarded lithium-ion batteries for eventual recycling. I am

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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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Recycling Clean Energy Technologies

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 18:15:33 +0000

This is an introductory blog post in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Covered in this series are solar panels, wind turbines, and energy storage batteries

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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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The 2nd Life Of Used EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:29:27 +0000

When an electric vehicle (EV) comes off the road, what happens to the vehicle battery? The fate of the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles is an important question for manufacturers, policy makers, and EV owners alike

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Audi & Umicore Collaborate On EV Battery Recycling

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 03:36:51 +0000

Electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling has been a topic of discussion for years, but it took some time to get enough electric cars on the road (and then off the road) for commercially viable EV battery recycling outfits to grow. The times, they are a-changin’, and we’re starting to hear a bit more about the idea and early ventures. One such story comes from Audi and Umicore

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