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Could there be an ‘OPEC of lithium’?

GreenBiz

Chile plans to nationalize its vast reserves of lithium, an element essential for development of batteries and electric vehicles. That could force new public-private partnerships for leading suppliers Albemarle and SQM.

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Can closed loop battery recycling and geothermal lithium help solve the supply crunch?

GreenBiz

Five- to tenfold growth is expected in the global lithium battery market over the next decade as people shift to electric vehicles, but already lithium supplies are tight.

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Scottish seaweed sparks idea to boost electric vehicle batteries

Envirotec Magazine

Materials from Scottish-grown seaweed could help to improve the life-span and charge time of lithium-ion batteries used for the likes of electric vehicles, with a new first-of-its-kind prototype already being tested by expert researchers. million per year by 2040, using a combination of both wild and cultivated seaweed.

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The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030

GreenBiz

The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030. The world's leading companies and policymakers are coalescing around setting targets for adopting zero-emission vehicles around a 2030 time frame. Electric vehicles will begin to cost the same as their fossil fuel counterparts between 2025 and 2029, depending on the vehicle type.

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Lithium Deficit Threatens EV Sales and Energy Transition

GreenBiz

This whitepaper provides S&P Global Commodity Insights' analysis of the global lithium deficit, threatening EV sales and could put the brakes on the energy transition. Lithium prices shot up by more than 500% in the past year due to the short global supply.

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Breakthrough technology for lithium manufacture

Envirotec Magazine

As global effort to fight climate change intensifies, the challenge for battery manufacturers and their supply chains is to find ways to meet the rapidly growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs). According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global sales of new electric vehicles (EV) grew from 3 million in 2020 to 6.6

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Tesla's co-founder is pioneering a circular system for electric vehicle batteries

GreenBiz

Tesla's co-founder is pioneering a circular system for electric vehicle batteries. This week, I've been thinking a lot about electric vehicle batteries and the massive potential for battery recycling and reuse. Lithium-ion batteries are clearly a candidate for such innovative circular thinking. . Electric Vehicles.