Standard Lithium Ramping Up Lithium From Brine Operations

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Standard Lithium of British Columbia has developed a process that captures lithium from the waste water of bromine facilities in Arkansas. Energy Storage Lanxess lithium chloride from bromine Lithium-ion battery Standard Lithium

Digging Into Less Conventional Lithium Mining Options

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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.

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Lithium & Nickel & Tesla, Oh My!

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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.

Nevada’s “Lithium Valley”

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No, lithium isn’t going to become “the new oil,” regardless of what the pandering pundits of the popular press say (it’s a raw material, not a fuel, and it’s one of the most abundant elements on Earth).

Tesla Inks Lithium Supply Deal With Piedmont, May Buy 10% Stake In LG Energy

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Tesla has agreed in principle to a a 5 year deal with Piedmont Lithium and is report to be interested in investing in LG Chem's new battery division. Electric Cars Lithium-Ion Batteries LG Energy Solution Lithium-ion battery Piedmont Lithium Tesla

Nickel & Lithium, Nickel & Lithium — What Are The Top Questions For Electric Revolution?

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CleanTechnica has been digging into lithium and nickel like we never did before. Every revelation or learning session opens up several more questions. This week, I will again be talking with the boys at RK Equity about both metals.

Lithium Can Be Extracted From Groundwater At Geothermal Installations

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Scientists at the KIT Energy Center have devised a way to extract lithium from the groundwater used by geothermal facilities in Germany.

Vulcan Is A Step Closer To Net-Zero-Carbon Lithium Production

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Vulcan’s world-first first Zero Carbon Lithium™ process extracts battery-grade lithium from geothermal brines, a process which also provides a renewable energy source to power the extraction process.

California Pumps $9.5 Million Into Lithium Extraction & Geothermal Energy

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Earlier this month, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded $9.5 million for 3 geothermal and lithium projects. The projects have a dual purpose — they help to provide more clean, renewable energy and they help a budding lithium recovery industry in the state.

Tesla, Terafactories, & Lithium: Securing The Supply Chain

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In a video by "EV Stock Channel" on YouTube, Ivan interviewed RK Equity’s Howard Klein on the topics of Tesla, terafactories, and lithium, along with the race to secure the supply chain. The video discusses why Tesla may get into mining.

Bolivia Is Ransacking Lithium From Its Indigenous People

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Authorities from Chayanta, Norte Potosí say Bolivia's lithium is being ransacked from the indigenous people," the caption read. Today, for the natives in Potosí, lithium is the new silver.

Voodoo Economics & Lithium — Lithium Supply = 15% of 2023 Global EV Sales Target

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Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Cost vs. Pumped Hydro Or Flow Battery Cost Are Dependent On Time

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You may have heard the claim that lithium-ion storage will only last 4 hours. It is often cited as support for other energy storage solutions. Batteries Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Pumped Hydro Storage Research Science EV batteries flow batteries Lithium-ion battery costs lithium-ion cells redox flow batteriesHowever, as an engineer.

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Be Cheaper & More Energy Dense

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Research at Monash University in Australia led to the development of a very high-performance and energy efficient lithium-sulfur battery. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Interviews Australia batteries Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Monash University

Behold The Lithium Carbon Dioxide Battery!

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Researchers at the University of Illinois- Chicago say they have developed a lithium carbon dioxide battery that has seven times the specific energy density of a traditional Li - ion battery and lasts for 500 charge/discharge cycles. Batteries Energy Storage Argonne National Laboratory Energy density lithium carbon dioxide battery University of Illinois at Chicago

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries To Help Electrify Brazil’s Bus Fleets

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Lithium-sulfur batteries are getting more competitive with cobalt driven lithium-ion batteries. The use of lithium-sulfur chemistries can actually bring down costs.

New Filtering Process Could Speed Up Lithium Production

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Researchers in Australia have devised a new MOF filter that could greatly speed up lithium production from brine pools and have lower costs. Batteries Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Australia csiro lithium lithium production Monash University

Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity In New Electric Vehicles Spiked In 2018 — What A Surprise!

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Why Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries May Be The Key To The EV Revolution

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Lithium iron phosphate batteries may be the new normal for electric cars, which could lower EV prices and ease consumer fears about the cost of replacing a battery. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage electric car lithium iron phosphate battery million mile battery Shirley Meng Tesla Battery Day

Lithium For Tesla Battery Uses Less Water Than 11 Avocados

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Let's talk about lithium production. Lithium is the first member of the alkali metal family — elements that make up Group 1 (IA) of the periodic table. Lithium is also the least dense of all of the metals in its group, with a density of about half that of water. It has many uses, including in batteries.

Lithium Supply Fears Loom Over Electric Vehicle Happy Talk ? Or Not, As The Case May Be

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Spring has sprung, which means it's time for another round of guess how much lithium automakers will need to make enough lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicle of the future, of which there are expected to be many millions on the road within the next ten years or so. Spoiler alert: we're going to need a lot more lithium mines than we have right now.

How CATL Lithium-Iron-Phosphate Batteries Could Be Leading To 100 kWh Tesla Model 3

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Batteries Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries CATL EV batteries lithium-iron-phosphate batteries Tesla Tesla batteries Tesla ChinaIn our research we have been attempting to ascertain what Tesla's plans are for its next-generation battery cells.

Lithium Miracles, Nissan Ariya, Tesla Giga Berlin, Biden’s Climate Plan — CleanTech Weekly News Show #17

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This week’s show covers an exciting new option for mining lithium, the new Nissan Ariya, Joe Biden's updated climate plans, some misinformation about the threat of the Thwaites glacier, a ton of Tesla stories from Giga Berlin to Model Y — and a lot more.

Researchers Announce A Battery That Runs On Lithium & Carbon Dioxide

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Researchers at UIC claim they have created a lithium-carbon dioxide battery with greater energy density than conventional lithium-ion batteries. Batteries Energy Storage lithium carbon dioxide battery University of Illinois at Chicago

Latest Report Claims Emissions From Lithium-Ion Battery Production Much Lower Than Two Years Ago

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Carbon emissions from lithium-ion battery manufacturing are going down largely due to factories using more zero emission renewable energy, according to. Batteries Clean Power Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Research Carbon Emissions IVL lithium ion battery emissions Renewable Energy

Samsung Reveals New Solid State Lithium Metal Battery With 900Wh/L Density

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The new lithium metal solid state battery delivers better energy density than more traditional lithium-ion batteries and promises to usher in a new generation of batteries to power all our devices. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Dongmin Im Next Generation Battery Lab SAIT samsung Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology Samsung R&D Institute Japan Samsung SDI

Energy Storage News: CATL Factory In Germany & Rio Tinto’s Lithium Plant In California

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CATL is building its first battery factory outside China in Germany and Rio Tinto says leftover rocks from its borax mine in California may have a higher concentration of lithium that any other US location. Batteries Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries CATL Germany lithium Rio TintoSupply increases to meet demand.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020: Celebrating Energy Democracy

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What's been happening over the last year as indigenous peoples strive for renewable energy independence. Clean Power Green Economy Solar Energy Wind Energy Bolivia lithium Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business energy democracy Indigenous Peoples' Day Pembina institute

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BloombergNEF: Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Densities Have Almost Tripled Since 2010

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The case for electric vehicles moving into the mainstream or out of the early adopter stage of growth has been fueled by the increase in energy density in lithium-ion batteries and the corresponding drop in cost that comes along with it. Batteries Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Events Lithium-Ion Batteries Market Research Research BloombergNEF BloombergNEF Summit BNEF Colin McKerracher

Why Is Everybody Talking About Solid State Lithium-Metal Electric Vehicle Batteries All Of A Sudden?

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They could be cheaper, better, lighter, better, and better, and that's why everybody is talking about solid state lithium-metal electric vehicle batteries. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Electricity Ion Storage Systems Oak Ridge National Laboratory solid state lithium batteries university of maryland

US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1)

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The energy system by 2050 can be completely transformed from where it is today, but we will need to really pick up the pace. We need to go from adding 20 or so gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar a year to around 130 GW a year for the next 30 years. This article goes through the numbers. .

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Nanotech Energy Claims Its Graphene Lithium Battery Will Charge 18 Times Faster Than Conventional Li-Ion Battery

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Nanotech Energy says it has developed a graphene lithium battery that can charge up to 18 times faster than a conventional lithium-ion battery and has higher energy density. Batteries Energy Storage fast charging battery graphene battery Nanotech EnergyBut it offers no documentation of its claims.

Tesla Officially Enters The Mining Business

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New South African Lithium-Ion Cell Mega-Factory, Plans For 32 GWh/Year By 2028

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Batteries Energy Storage Grid Lithium-Ion Batteries Manufacturing battery materials cobalt Eskom graphite lithium Manganese Megamillion mineral resources nickel Nickel Manganese Cobalt batteries NMC batteries South Africa Southern Africa uYilo eMobility ProgrammeThe battery storage market in South Africa is expected to grow significantly going forward as companies and homes look to cushion themselves from ongoing electricity blackouts.

Moving Beyond Lithium-Ion — A Chat With Leading Battery Researcher Kimberly See

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Batteries Clean Transport Climate Change Energy Storage Grid Grid Storage Interviews Lithium-Ion Batteries Policy & Politics Research Science advanced battery research alternatives to lithium battery research decentralized energy production EV battery research Hydrogen John Goodenough Nobel prizeOne of the researchers at the cutting edge of battery chemistry is Kimberly See, an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Caltech.