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

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).

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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.

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.

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

CleanTechnica

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.

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.

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.

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. However, 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 Energy

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.

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 Tinto

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

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USA’s Battery500 Initiative Has Achieved Li-Metal Battery Energy Density Of 350 Wh/kg

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Toward the end of President Obama's time in office, the US Department of Energy (DOE) launched a "Battery500 Consortium."

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

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One of the researchers at the cutting edge of battery chemistry is Kimberly See, an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Caltech. I sat down with Kim and had a chat about the exciting things that she and her lab are working on.

BYD Builds New Lithium-Powered Forklift Plant In Southern California

CleanTechnica

The new 50,000 square foot facility will also include supporting offices, warehousing, and demonstration space to show potential customers what these new lithium iron phosphate-powered vehicles are capable of.

This tech breakthrough could revolutionize lithium extraction

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Electric Vehicles Energy & Climate Transportation & Mobility Energy StorageOne huge potential benefit: reduced production costs for electric vehicle batteries.

USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness

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The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY's Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), a biannual report that has been put out since.

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Energy Storage 2020: It’s Not Just About Lithium-Ion Batteries Any More

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Energy storage will be critical to the transition to zero emission electricity, but which storage system is best? Energy Storage ARPA-E Brayton Energy energy storage flow batteries Form Energy Highview Power

EV Boom — Roger & Zach Chat Lithium, EV Forecasts, Ford Mustang Mach-E

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In our first ever episode of a new "EV Boom" podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Roger Atkins, founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook Ltd and self-described “jack of all trades, master of none,” to discuss Roger’s insights into lithium-ion batteries and the electric vehicle industry.

Tesla May Offer German Customers Energy Options As Well As Cars

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Tesla is asking potential customers in Germany what energy services they would like to be offered, from rooftop solar to residential storage and expanded charging options.

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Debunking Attacks On Clean Energy Manufacturing Emissions

CleanTechnica

Opposition to clean energy technologies that attack viable solutions on the grounds of the environmental impacts associated with the processes that manufacture them lacks a historical understanding of energy transitions.

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Responsible Battery Coalition Applauds University of Michigan Research on Lithium-Ion Battery Degradation Calls Research “Important Step” in Educating Consumers About Extending Battery Life

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Correcting Anti-Renewable Energy Propaganda

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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.

Proterra Delivers 21 Electric Buses, Chargers, & Complete Energy Management System To ETS

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The Battery & Mining Catch-22 Threatening The EV Revolution

CleanTechnica

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.

International Energy Agency: Electric Vehicle Battery Tech Rapidly Improving

CleanTechnica

The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that reports on the current state of electric mobility around the world.

Transitioning the World to 100% Renewable Energy

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Jacobson, professor at Stanford University and cofounder of The Solutions Project, about transitioning the world to 100% renewable energy. In the first half of this special two-part episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc.

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Tesla Energy Storage Demand “Far Outpacing” Production Capacity

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Tesla energy storage is in high demand, growing faster than Tesla can keep up. Meanwhile, solar demand is down, but much if not all of that relates to the coronavirus shutdown.

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US Department of Energy Aims to Help Secure EV Battery Supplies

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Despite the clear fossil fuel bias in this administration, the US Department of Energy has been paying a bit of attention to the electric vehicle (EV) revolution, and is looking to help secure critical battery supplies in the global battery supply chain and setting the foundation to do so.