Tesla May Buy Low-Carbon Nickel From Canada’s Giga Metals, Reuters Reports

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:27:08 +0000

It’s been reported in the past few days that Canadian miner Giga Metals may supply Tesla with low-carbon nickel, and that Tesla could even help with the development of a mine in some way (which could simply mean helping to finance the project)

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Is Nickel The New Gold? Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Comments Inspire Interest In Nickel

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:11:48 +0000

In the popular imagination, lithium is the element that powers EVs. However, as Elon Musk has pointed out, the term “lithium-ion batteries” is something of a misnomer, because they don’t really contain that much lithium. However, meeting the expected surge in demand for element #28 may not be so easy, because of various supply-side issues. In a recent interview with Kitco News, Michael Beck, Managing Director at Regent Advisors, said he sees something of a “perfect storm” brewing in the nickel trade

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The Battery & Mining Catch-22 Threatening The EV Revolution

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 06:16:05 +0000

Electric vehicles need batteries, and it takes one or two years to get a battery production plant up and running. However, something that is often forgotten is that you don’t make batteries out of thin air

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Considering The Locals & Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:08:47 +0000

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERY SUPPLY CHAIN: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSA new report, Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain: Frequently Asked Questions, offers a lot of insight and data on key EV battery supply chain questions

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