Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest Battery Factory in World

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Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That's more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day.

Batteries For Dummies Like Me: Tesla’s Tabless Battery & Why It Matters

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What the heck is a tabless battery, and why is that important.

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Tesla Battery Day Guide — Under $57 Per kWh Pack Possible?

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In this article, I go over the speculation on Tesla's possibly overhyped Battery Day and tell you what to look for.

Tesla Battery Day Liveblog & Livestream!

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The Secret of Tesla Battery Day

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For years, in discussions about future batteries, fanboys have touted the big breakthrough that would make batteries better, cheaper, safer, lighter, etc. —

The Battery Revolution Is Real, And It’s Here

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The battery revolution is very real, and it's here. Popular Tesla fan Viv noted that the topics Tesla focused on for Battery Day weren't just another research project, but represented an actual technological revolution.

Forecasting Tesla Revenue Growth Alongside Enormous Tesla Battery Growth

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As part of Tesla's Battery Day festivities, a bold plan was revealed. Tesla will start producing its own batteries by ramping up its new 4680 battery "pilot" factory.

The 6 Big Takeaways From Tesla’s Battery Day

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The overall content of the Tesla Battery Day presentation might have been overwhelming for those who do not have a technical background in battery development.

Tesla Battery Day — Here Is Everything I Think Will Be Announced

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Well, there is only one day left until Tesla Battery Day.

12V Battery Improvements Coming To Tesla Vehicles, Elon Musk Shares

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Learning that a Tesla, which is full of lithium-ion batteries, also has an old-school 12V battery is often a shocker to people. But it does, and like in other cars, it's a part of the car that tends to die every few years, especially in blazingly hot places like Florida where I live.

What To Watch For On Tesla [TSLA] Battery Day

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In just a few hours — on Tuesday, September 22, at 1:30pm Pacific Time — Tesla will kick off Battery Day. I've seen a ton of articles making predictions about what Tesla will unveil on Battery Day, but I haven't seen many about what to watch for, both at the event and after it.

Tesla’s New Homemade Batteries Are In Test Cars On The Road Today

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Everything You Need To Know About Tesla’s New 4680 Battery Cell

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Tesla didn't hold back at Battery Day, announcing a new tabless 4680 cell form factor, among many other things.

5 Bonus Battery Stories — Cobalt-Free Batteries, Battery Reuse …

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Following up on 7 bonus solar + storage articles — very cool stories that we just didn't get to covering in standalone pieces — here are 5 bonus electric vehicle battery stories.

Panasonic To Add 14th Battery Production Line At Tesla Gigafactory 1

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Panasonic says it is adding another battery production line at Gigafactory 1 to make higher density and lower cost batteries for Tesla vehicles.

The 2nd Life Of Used EV Batteries

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When an electric vehicle (EV) comes off the road, what happens to the vehicle battery? The fate of the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles is an important question for manufacturers, policy makers, and EV owners alike.

Tesla Battery Day — Has Elon Musk Already “Leaked” The Battery Tech That Will Give Scale To The EV Revolution?

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Tesla Battery Day is less than a week away. In my view, most Tesla commentary continues to overlook what is already known when it comes to predictions for what will be revealed on Tesla Battery Day.

The EV Battery Metal Index

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While many may think of lithium, cobalt, and maybe now nickel when they think of Tesla batteries, there are a lot more components that go into the creation of an electric vehicle's battery. Mining.com earlier this year launched its EV Battery Metals Index to specifically measure the value of metals that are used in batteries.

CATL Working On Batteries With No Nickel & No Cobalt

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CATL is said to be working on a battery with no nickel and no cobalt as a way to make batteries cheaper. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries CATL Cobalt-Free Battery EV Range nickel free battery

Tesla Stockholder Meeting & Battery Day Go Virtual

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Tesla has decided to make the stockholder meeting and battery day on September 22, 2020, mainly virtual. Because of the ongoing health concerns and restrictions, the events as planned had to be changed.

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

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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.

Dozens Of Shops Are Now Replacing Nissan LEAF Batteries

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Eventually a battery would need replacement, and it would cost as much as a house in California, if not more. When hybrids like the Toyota Prius were new, everyone "knew" that they were a bad buy.

How Will LG Chem Scale Up Its EV Battery Production As Tesla Explodes Onto Scene?

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LG Chem has long been one of the 2 or 3 biggest lithium-ion battery producers in the world — CATL and Panasonic (due to its agreement with high-selling Tesla) are the other two big ones in recent years.

How Batteries Work, How They Fade, & Why So Much Buzz Around Tesla Battery Day (Video)

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According to Elon Musk, Tesla's much-anticipated "Battery Day" will be combined with the company's Shareholder Meeting on September 15th. To learn more about batteries before the big day, I spoke with Ravindra Kempaiah recently about his thoughts relative to Tesla and potential battery improvements that might be revealed soon.

LG Chem Secures Bigger Tesla Battery Contract

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Global battery giant LG Chem has reportedly secured a bigger order of batteries from Tesla due to higher demand and an inability for Tesla to produce enough batteries for its cars on its own.

SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring At Its 1st US-Based EV Battery Site In Georgia

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Tesla Air? Elon Musk Hints Tesla Could Mass Produce 400 Wh/kg Batteries In 3–4 Years

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Elon Musk suggested on Twitter last night that Tesla may be able to mass produce batteries with 50% more energy density in three to four years, which could possibly enable electric airplanes.

10 Bonus EV Battery Stories

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There is much EV battery news out there. Some of it is hard to decipher, some is misleading, and some is just downright cool. Here are 10 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but seemed worth highlighting.

Why Did Tesla Have Battery Day? Why Did It Reveal The Semi Years Ago?

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For many Tesla followers, Battery Day was a mind-blowing event that was one of the highlights of the year, if not the decade.

Batteries Are Breaking Through

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A new Rocky Mountain Institute report released the end of October, Breakthrough Batteries Powering the Era of Clean Electrification, continues to confirm that clean electrification of transport technology is advancing at an impressive rate.

Britishvolt To Build Battery Gigafactory In UK

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Britishvolt will apparently build a 30 gigawatt-hour (GWh) battery "gigaplant"/gigafactory in Wales. Batteries Clean Power Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Green Economy Lithium-Ion Batteries Manufacturing Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Britishvolt Bro Tathan EV batteries EV battery factories south wales UK Vale of Glamorgan Wales

Former Tesla Battery Supply Chain Manager: What You Should Know About Batteries (Video)

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He previously managed the global lithium-ion battery supply chain at Tesla (2016–2019). Kumar was responsible for sourcing over 100 materials used to make batteries at Tesla. Vivas Kumar is a Principal at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, a market intelligence firm covering the electric vehicle industry.

International Energy Agency: Electric Vehicle Battery Tech Rapidly Improving

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The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that reports on the current state of electric mobility around the world. It always contains important insights about the EV market, and this year’s report is no exception.

Audi & Umicore Collaborate On EV Battery Recycling

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Electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling has been a topic of discussion for years, but it took some time to get enough electric cars on the road (and then off the road) for commercially viable EV battery recycling outfits to grow.

Li-ion Battery Cell Capacity Will Quadruple To 1.3 TWh By 2030, New Report Forecasts

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In a new report by Wood Mackenzie, the organization forecasts that the global lithium-ion cell manufacturing capacity pipeline could quadruple and reach 1.4 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030 compared to last year.