SEIA Statement on Biden Administration’s Action to Support American Clean Energy Manufacturing

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 19:15:56 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the Biden administration announced the results of its statutorily-mandated review of the Section 301 tariffs on China. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on the administration’s announcement:  “SEIA commends the Biden administration for taking … [continued]

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Making Batteries Takes A Lot Of Lithium. Some Of It Could Come From Wastewater.

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 00:57:31 +0000

Most batteries used in technology like smart watches and electric cars are made with lithium that travels across the world before even getting to manufacturers. But what if nearly half of the lithium used in the U.S. could come from Pennsylvania wastewater? A new analysis using compliance data from the … [continued]

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An Industrial Blueprint For Batteries In Europe

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 00:32:02 +0000

A new report explores how Europe can successfully build a sustainable battery value chain Executive summary As Europe is decarbonising its economy, it is facing a monumental challenge to rebuild the fossil-based system into a carbon free one. Batteries and the materials that go into making them are central to … [continued]

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European Made Batteries Could Be 60% Less Carbon Intensive Than Chinese — Analysis

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 23:14:45 +0000

But over half of Europe’s battery production plans are at risk without stronger government action. Onshoring the EV supply chain to Europe would cut the emissions of producing a battery by 37% compared to a China-controlled supply chain, according to new analysis by Transport & Environment (T&E). This carbon saving rises to … [continued]

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Altilium Announces Technological Advancements In Recycling Of LFP & NMC Batteries

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 13:00:23 +0000

Altilium, a UK-based clean technology group focused on supporting the transition to net zero, has announced details of the latest advances in its innovative EcoCathode™ hydrometallurgical recycling technology, with breakthroughs in the recovery of lithium from new battery chemistries and the production of cathode active materials (CAM) from a mixed … [continued]

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G7 Energy Ministers Achieve Breakthroughs on Unabated Coal Phaseout, Global Energy Storage, and Phasing Out Harmful Non-CO2 Pollutants

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 12:21:56 +0000

Deputy Secretary Turk Leads U.S. Energy Delegation Advancing Clean Energy Transitions, IRA and BIL Success, and Solidarity with Ukraine  TURIN, ITALY — Energy and climate leaders met in Turin, Italy, April 28-30, for the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Climate, Energy and the Environment, where they reached consensus on a range of … [continued]

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Call2Recycle & Ascend Elements Formalize Agreement to Offer Customized EV Battery Management, Logistics & Recycling Services

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 14:10:26 +0000

New program combines best-in-class recycling technologies with the cloud-based GreenTraxEV platform to help auto dealerships, recyclers, and repair facilities navigate the EV battery logistics and recycling landscape. A new agreement between Ascend Elements and Call2Recycle will bring customized electric vehicle (EV) battery management, logistics and recycling services to automotive dealerships, recyclers, and repair … [continued]

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Largest Virtual Power Plant in USA Supports California’s Grid with 16,200 Home Solar-Plus-Storage Systems

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 13:18:03 +0000

Sunrun creates the country’s largest virtual power plant to participate in statewide program designed to strengthen California’s stressed electrical grid and reduce blackouts by providing load generation during extreme events

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Daimler Truck Unveils Battery Electric Autonomous Freightliner eCascadia Technology Demonstrator

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 12:53:30 +0000

Daimler Truck is pursuing a vision of zero emissions and increased road safety by combining the two most promising technologies to deliver on that vision — battery electric drive and integrated autonomous driving technology — in one semi-truck for the first time in its history: the autonomous Freightliner eCascadia technology … [continued]

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Archer Aviation Completes Installation Of High-Volume Battery Pack Manufacturing Line

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 12:17:53 +0000

Archer’s battery pack manufacturing team has installed an “automotive style” line that is designed for high-volume production from day one with the capability of producing up to 15,000 battery packs per year This facility will produce the proprietary battery packs needed to support the ramp of Archer’s aircraft production at … [continued]

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