What It Takes To Realize A Circular Economy For Solar Photovoltaic System Materials

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 17:27:27 +0000

NREL Analysts Advance Understanding of Options, Opportunities To Repair, Reuse, or Recycle Solar Photovoltaic System Materials

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Tesla Cofounder JB Straubel Aims To Solve A Key Problem Of E-Bike Batteries

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 02:08:49 +0000

JB Straubel, who was one of the co-founders of Tesla as well as its former chief technology offer, is the founder of Redwood Materials, which focuses on recycling electric car batteries. However, now, The Verge reports that Straubel’s company is teaming up with Specialized to recycle the e-bike industry’s batteries, a lingering problem of hazardous […]

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EV Battery Recycling Heating Up — Volkswagen, Li-Cycle, & US Department of Energy Prize Jumping In

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 22:29:40 +0000

The electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling industry is just starting to form. While the number of electric vehicles on the road gets more inspiring day after day, very few have gone through a long life and strolled into the retirement office, which is typically the point where it would make sense for an EV to […]

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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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We Need To Recycle Lithium-Ion Batteries At Their End-Of-Life (Video)

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:46:49 +0000

Concerted international activity is beginning to create a circular economy in technology metals which can truly influence the decarbonization of transportation

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JB Straubel, Celina Mikolajczak, & Heiko Urtel Talk Batteries With Stanford Energy Professors

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 00:03:29 +0000

Stanford Energy recently hosted its StorageX International Symposium Industrial Panel virtually. The panel included top battery experts, such as JB Straubel, one of the co-founders at Tesla who left after years as CTO to start Redwood Materials; Celina Mikolajczak of Panasonic; and Heiko Urtel of

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Recycling Clean Energy Technologies

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 18:15:33 +0000

This is an introductory blog post in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Covered in this series are solar panels, wind turbines, and energy storage batteries

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Cutting Back On Plastic Pollution & Plastic Propaganda — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Daryl Elliott| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 01:00:16 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, and Scott Cooney, Founder and CEO of Pono Home, sit down to talk about plastics

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