Middle Ground: Going Forward With The EV Transition, But Acknowledging The Impacts of Battery Mining

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:13:50 +0000

Mining for battery materials can be a touchy subject. The haters and the people who stand to lose money in the transition to clean energy love to bring it up. They normally don’t care one bit about the environmental impacts of things (or they wouldn’t support the oil and coal industries like they do). When […]

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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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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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Schlumberger New Energy Is Launching A Lithium Extraction Pilot Plant In Nevada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 04:20:50 +0000

Schlumberger New Energy, which is reportedly the world’s leading provider of technology to the global energy industry, has announced its plans to develop a lithium extraction pilot plant in Clayton Valley, Nevada. NeoLith Energy, the new venture of Schlumberger New Energy, uses a differentiated direct lithium extraction (DLE) process which enables the production of high-purity, […]

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The EV Battery Supply Chain & Pricing — Nickel, Cobalt, & Lithium Trends (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 19:49:37 +0000

In the second half of this CleanTech Talk podcast interview, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan continues his talk with Caspar Rawles, Head of Price Assessments at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, to delve into the battery supply chain. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a brief summarization […]

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The EV Battery Supply Chain & Pricing — Lithium, Nickel, & Cobalt Trends (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:30:17 +0000

In the first half of this CleanTech Talk podcast interview, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Caspar Rawles, Head of Price Assessments at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, to discuss the battery supply chain.

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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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Standard Lithium Scores Points With Proof-of-Concept Lithium Extraction & Crystallization Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 19:32:08 +0000

Standard Lithium is a lithium extraction startup pursuing an unconventional method of getting lithium for EV batteries. Tesla CEO Elon Musk commented in response to a CleanTechnica article last year that the approach seemed to have some promise

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Context Matters: Environmental Impacts Of EV Production

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 18:15:48 +0000

Whenever you encounter an article about the environmental impacts of EVs, here are a few facts to keep in mind and a few questions to ask while reading, so you can make sure you consider the facts in context

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Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest Battery Factory in World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:30:13 +0000

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

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