Bacteria Can Recover Precious Metals from Electric Vehicle Batteries — Here’s How

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 21:37:33 +0000

By Professor Sebastien Farnaud There are more than 1.4 billion cars in the world today, and that number could double by 2036. If all those cars burn petrol or diesel, the climate consequences will be dire. Electric cars emit fewer air pollutants and if they’re powered by renewable energy, driving one wouldn’t add to the greenhouse gases warming […]

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BASF Will Build A New Battery Recycling Prototype Plant In Southern Brandenburg

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 11:43:59 +0000

BASF has announced plans for a new battery recycling prototype plant in Schwarzheide, which is in the southern part of Brandenburg, Germany, near the Schwarze Elster river. The new plant will be located at the site of its cathode active materials (CAM) plant. BASF stated that the new prototype plant will recycle end-of-life lithium-ion batteries. […]

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Tesla Breathes Life Into The Manganese Markets

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 23:45:22 +0000

During Tesla’s recent Battery Day presentation, CEO Elon Musk shared this Tesla goal: “We want to try to replace at least 1% of the total vehicle fleet on earth, which is about 2 billion vehicles. So, long term, we want to try and make about 20 million vehicles a year.”

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Battery Day Reveals Elon Musk’s Intention For Manganese In EVs

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:11:29 +0000

Elon Musk is pushing the vehicle manufacture industry to seek out more high purity manganese to power its vehicles. As the world transitions to electric vehicle (EV) dominance, manganese will play a key role in EV production. At Tesla’s Battery Day 2020, Musk said Tesla’s next generation EV batteries will contain 1/3 manganese

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CEO Of DeepGreen Metals Talks Mining Nickel From The Seafloor — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:53:08 +0000

DeepGreen is a deep-sea mining company with a vision of a zero-carbon, circular economy. Its goal is to source metals with the least environmental and societal impact

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LG Chem Has Begun Mass Production Of NCM712 Batteries In Poland

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:10:32 +0000

Practically in my backyard in Wroclaw, Poland, LG Chem began mass production of NCM712 batteries in the 1st quarter of

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Tesla Shanghai Model 3 May Go Cobalt-Free Using CATL’s LFP Cells — Diving Deeper

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:37:54 +0000

Tesla is in talks with battery producer CATL to supply lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cells for the Shanghai-made Tesla Model 3, according to a report by Reuters

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New South African Lithium-Ion Cell Mega-Factory, Plans For 32 GWh/Year By 2028

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 02:34:00 +0000

The battery storage market in South Africa is expected to grow significantly going forward as companies and homes look to cushion themselves from ongoing electricity blackouts. Eskom, the stated-owned utility company, has been battling to keep the lights on during peak demand hours. Electricity blackouts are expected for at least another 18 months according to some reports

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