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Lithium Miners & Battery Makers Are Feeling The Tesla Effect

January 15th, 2021 | by Johnna Crider

CNN reported that Tesla's stock surge isn't just making Elon Musk and Tesla investors rich — it's affecting other industries as well. Investors who are focusing on other industries, such as lithium and batteries, are also benefitting from Tesla's success


Swappable Container Waterborne Transport Battery

January 14th, 2021 | by Johnna Crider

The European Commission's Horizon 2020 Program is funding a swappable container waterborne transport battery. Called Current Direct, this program plans to revolutionize the way goods are moved by water


Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules Released

January 13th, 2021 | by U.S. Department of Energy

Today, the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize released the official rules for the third and final phase of the Department of Energy (DOE) funded $5.5 million competition. The goal of this Prize is to develop and demonstrate processes that, when scaled, have the potential to profitably capture 90% of all discarded or spent lithium-based batteries (LIBs) in the United States, and re-introduce key materials into the U.S. supply chain


Sneak Peek: A Look At Tesla’s 4680 Cell Production (Video)

January 13th, 2021 | by Iqtidar Ali

Tesla recently provided a sneak preview of its 4680 cell production planned for Gigafactory Berlin in the company's latest recruitment video on LinkedIn. It reveals several small details of the 4680 production process that might be of interest to competing automakers in addition to potential employees


CATL Putting $3 Billion Into 3 New Battery Factories, LG Chem Doubling Its China-Made Battery Production

January 10th, 2021 | by Zachary Shahan

The two largest EV battery producers in the world, as I recently reported, are CATL and LG Energy Solution (formerly LG Chem). They intend to stay at the top. On the last day of 2020, CATL announced a 39 billion yuan ($5.9 billion) investment into three new battery factories in China. LG Energy Solution, meanwhile, plans to more than double its battery cell production in China


Elon Mask, Tesla Alien Technology, Tesla’s Unique Business Model — Top CleanTechnica Stories in 2020

January 9th, 2021 | by Zachary Shahan

It may feel like 2020 just grew a tumor, but we are indeed in a new year. That means it's time to look back and reflect on the big stories of 2020. Well, the big cleantech stories — sort of. Admittedly, CleanTechnica stretched a bit beyond cleantech several times in 2020, and that was reflected in some of the top 20 articles of 2020. Have a scroll below to see them all


What Is GM’s New Logo & Ad Campaign Actually About?

January 9th, 2021 | by Loren McDonald

On Friday, General Motors debuted its new “Everybody In” marketing campaign and redesigned GM logo in a private briefing for automotive and advertising reporters as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to convince stakeholders that the company is truly serious about accelerating mass adoption of electric vehicles


A Sustainable Alternative To Portable Power Generators

January 8th, 2021 | by Johnna Crider

Football season in America is almost like a religious pastime. Here in Louisiana, we have our Tigers on Saturday, Saint's on Sunday rituals, and tailgating is very, very popular. However, it's also a major source of emissions since many game-goers often use portable gas generators while tailgating. In Ohio, a group of students picked up on this and saw a solution to a problem



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