Invest In Lithium Refining, A “License To Print Money” — Elon Musk

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 01:59:54 +0000

Elon Musk had a special message for those involved in Tesla’s Q2 earnings call last month, noting a global need for lithium and other battery materials. While lithium mining is something many companies can do, and a necessary part of the electric vehicle industry’s growth, Musk says lithium refining is tougher — which makes it a perfect market in […]

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The Hardest (& Best) Thing About The US Clean Vehicle Tax Credit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 20:59:01 +0000

There’s been a lot of discussion about the new Clean Vehicle Credit in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that is making its way toward Joe Biden’s desk (having left the Senate, it’s now just got to get through the House of Representatives). However, for all of the simple — and mostly good — changes […]

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What Does America’s EV Supply Chain Look Like? We Mapped It!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 20:10:59 +0000

It is imperative that the United States adopt policies that will improve both the sustainability and security of the materials supply needed to enable a clean energy transition.  The policies the Biden administration has advanced through executive action and Congress is currently considering through this climate deal will help meet this goal.

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What Does The Growing U.S. EV Supply Chain Look Like? We Mapped It.

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 20:10:59 +0000

It is imperative that the United States adopt policies that will improve both the sustainability and security of the materials supply needed to enable a clean energy transition.  The policies the Biden administration has advanced through executive action and Congress is currently considering through this climate deal will help meet this goal.

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General Motors & Livent Enter Long-Term Lithium Hydroxide Supply Agreement

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 21:50:50 +0000

GM and Livent announced today a multi-year sourcing agreement in which Livent will supply GM with battery-grade lithium hydroxide manufactured from lithium obtained at its brine-based sites in South America. Lithium hydroxide is important for GM’s plans to develop more powerful, longer-lasting electric vehicles. The batteries that will be powered by Livent’s lithium hydroxide will […]

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Recycling Lead-Acid Batteries Is Easy. Why Is Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries Hard?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2022 06:10:39 +0000

By James Morton Turner, an environmental studies professor at Wellesley College and author of the forthcoming book “Charged: A History of Batteries and Lessons for a Clean Energy Future.” He published the lead op-ed in the journal Science’s special climate change issue last month (June 24, 2022).

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Greener Electric Car Batteries? (Ask A Scientist)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2022 03:10:29 +0000

CATL battery packLithium-ion batteries are the most popular battery in use today. First commercialized in 1991, their cost has declined by a remarkable 97 percent over the last three decades, enabling the rapid growth of mobile phones, laptops, and, more recently, electric cars. Global demand for the batteries is projected to increase dramatically by the end of this decade, […]

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Homebuilt Electric Airplane, Rolls-Royce Electric Aviation, Polestar on Nasdaq, & More EV News

Credit to Author: EV News Today| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 03:20:38 +0000

A homebuilt electric plane, the Rolls-Royce goal of leading the electric aviation market, hydrogen infrastructure for airports, and more electric aviation news is just the tip of the EV news roundup this week. Also, regarding the water, Cara Delevingne offers wise words and urges people to avoid fast fashion and diesel engines. Plus, Polestar launches […]

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