Lithium Miners & Battery Makers Are Feeling The Tesla Effect

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 02:01:41 +0000

CNN reported that Tesla’s stock surge isn’t just making Elon Musk and Tesla investors rich — it’s affecting other industries as well. Investors who are focusing on other industries, such as lithium and batteries, are also benefitting from Tesla’s success

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Swappable Container Waterborne Transport Battery

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:47:54 +0000

The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Program is funding a swappable container waterborne transport battery. Called Current Direct, this program plans to revolutionize the way goods are moved by water

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Sungrow Crosses 10 Gigawatts of Solar Power Inverters in Americas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 01:23:31 +0000

Sungrow is apparently the world leader in solar power inverter solutions, and it announced recently that it crossed 10 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative inverter shipments in the Americas before the end of

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ZETA Publishes 100% Electric Vehicle Roadmap For 2030 For USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:08:38 +0000

A couple of mid-term and long-term targets are often expressed by people who follow this industry closely: 50% EV market share by 2025 and 100% by 2030. ZETA is committed to achieving the latter in the

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Low-Cost, Cobalt-Free Batteries Coming From Panasonic In 2–3 Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 05:30:26 +0000

Panasonic is working on a low-cost and cobalt-free battery, according to fresh reports. It hopes to help Tesla realize its goal of increasing the affordability of its electric vehicles, and one way to do this is a cobalt-free battery

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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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Sneak Peek: A Look At Tesla’s 4680 Cell Production (Video)

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 05:23:22 +0000

Tesla recently provided a sneak preview of its 4680 cell production planned for Gigafactory Berlin in the company’s latest recruitment video on LinkedIn. It reveals several small details of the 4680 production process that might be of interest to competing automakers in addition to potential employees

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Albemarle Expanding Nevada Site to Increase Domestic Production of Lithium

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:39:23 +0000

Albemarle Corporation has announced plans to expand capacity at its lithium production facility in Silver Peak, Nevada

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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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