Tesla’s Piedmont Lithium Deal Stimulates More Investment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:37:22 +0000

Piedmont Lithium North CarolinaEarlier this month, Tesla and Piedmont Lithium signed a five-year agreement. In this agreement, Tesla will purchase spodumene concentrate (SC6), which is vital for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries

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Lithium & Nickel & Tesla, Oh My!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:50:38 +0000

Last week, I sat down with Rodney Hooper and Howard Klein for another chat about nickel and lithium mining, electric vehicle batteries, Tesla, the electric vehicle transition, and a few other matters

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Digging Into Less Conventional Lithium Mining Options

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 07:07:04 +0000

A few weeks ago, one of our writers wrote up a story on the company Standard Lithium and its plan to get lithium for EV batteries in a new, innovative way. Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded on Twitter that he thought the approach had “a lot of potential.”

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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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Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel Sourcing — Australia? Bolivia? China?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 11:10:37 +0000

Following some of Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s comments regarding battery production during the quarterly Tesla conference call for shareholders last week, I decided to have two long conversations with Howard Klein and Rodney Hooper of RK Equity about the EV battery production and mining industries

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Tesla Master Plan, Part Trois (Sort Of): Battery Day

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 18:20:25 +0000

Tesla hasn’t officially released a Master Plan, Part Trois, but we could pretend this is essentially what Tesla Battery Day is. Sean Mitchell from All Things EV believes that this will reveal a strategy for more affordable energy

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