Tesla Battery Day — Has Elon Musk Already “Leaked” The Battery Tech That Will Give Scale To The EV Revolution?

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:26:55 +0000

Tesla Battery Day is less than a week away. In my view, most Tesla commentary continues to overlook what is already known when it comes to predictions for what will be revealed on Tesla Battery Day

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Lithium & Nickel & Tesla, Oh My!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:50:38 +0000

Last week, I sat down with Rodney Hooper and Howard Klein for another chat about nickel and lithium mining, electric vehicle batteries, Tesla, the electric vehicle transition, and a few other matters

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Li-ion Battery Cell Capacity Will Quadruple To 1.3 TWh By 2030, New Report Forecasts

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:40:38 +0000

In a new report by Wood Mackenzie, the organization forecasts that the global lithium-ion cell manufacturing capacity pipeline could quadruple and reach 1.4 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030 compared to last year

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GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 02:39:16 +0000

GM formed a joint venture with LG Chem earlier this year, Ultium Cells LLC, and CleanTechnica was lucky to talk at length with GM President Mark Reuss about this and the company’s electrification plans just before a certain infamous coronavirus shut the country down. The Ultium battery factory in Ohio is sprouting now

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Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel Sourcing — Australia? Bolivia? China?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 11:10:37 +0000

Following some of Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s comments regarding battery production during the quarterly Tesla conference call for shareholders last week, I decided to have two long conversations with Howard Klein and Rodney Hooper of RK Equity about the EV battery production and mining industries

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Tesla’s Efficiency Advantage: Cheap & Abundant LFP Batteries Will Power Mass-Market EVs

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:30:37 +0000

Tesla’s second quarter earnings call just confirmed what may be the hottest technology topic for the electric vehicle revolution. Relatively inexpensive and abundant Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries are well suited to affordable mass market EVs, so long as they are energy efficient. This confirms that frequent concerns over battery mineral constraints (and fundamental cost barriers) for powering the EV transition can potentially be laid to rest

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Is Honda Waking Up?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:52:16 +0000

Honda has formed a “comprehensive strategic alliance” with CATL, one of the world’s top three EV battery producers. This is not just a contract for batteries, but a rather deep and broad partnership

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LG Chem Secures Bigger Tesla Battery Contract

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:57:47 +0000

Global battery giant LG Chem has reportedly secured a bigger order of batteries from Tesla due to higher demand and an inability for Tesla to produce enough batteries for its cars on its own. At least, that’s the news out of Korea, where LG Chem is based

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There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:51:06 +0000

Tesla Charging Greenlots Charger WIth Solar Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaIf you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid

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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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