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US Energy Dept. Selects National Laboratories To Establish Industry Partnerships For Battery Manufacturing Innovation

August 25th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects through a Battery Manufacturing Lab Call with combined funding of almost $15 million over three years. The call sought proposals from the National Laboratories to establish public-private partnerships that address engineering challenges for advanced battery materials and devices, with a focus on de-risking, scaling, and accelerating adoption of new technologies


Digging Into Less Conventional Lithium Mining Options

August 23rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

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. Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded on Twitter that he thought the approach had "a lot of potential."


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

July 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

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 Is My EV Crystal Ball

October 1st, 2017 | by Bruce Turner

Governments, oil companies, automakers, Tony Seba — they all have an opinion on when EVs will overtake ICE, and then move on to 100% of new car sales. Anywhere in the range 2025 to 2050, take your pick. It is all when, not if. That is a huge shift. It was golf carts 2 years ago



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