September 29th, 2020 | by Press Release
Institutional investors Baillie Gifford, Baron Capital Group, Bridford Investments Limited, Norrsken VC & PCS Holding participate in a $600 million private placement together with private investors Cristina Stenbeck and Daniel Ek
September 18th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Redwood Materials, the battery and e-waste recycling company started by JB Straubel, has secured a major investment from Amazon's Climate
September 9th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Redwood Materials has a plan to recycle lithium ion batteries so their component materials can be used to make new batteries at lower cost.
August 15th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
DeepGreen is a deep-sea mining company with a vision of a zero-carbon, circular economy. Its goal is to source metals with the least environmental and societal impact
July 21st, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. In this the third and final part of the interview, we discuss the benefits of Northvolt's low carbon manufacturing approach in the European context, and learn about its product mix and strategic positioning
July 20th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. In part two of the interview, we discussed the growth in the European EV market, Northvolt's plans to scale its manufacturing capacity, its timeline, and its access to low-cost, renewable hydroelectric energy in Sweden
July 18th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. Northvolt plans to use renewable energy to manufacture battery cells and packs for the European market, and already has substantial agreements in place with Volkswagen, BMW, ABB, and others. We sat down virtually with Peter to learn about the company's unique approach, and plans
June 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
When an electric vehicle (EV) comes off the road, what happens to the vehicle battery? The fate of the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles is an important question for manufacturers, policy makers, and EV owners alike
June 2nd, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Electric cars and recycling are made for each other. Northvolt and others are working today on the battery anhd motor recycling systems of tomorrow.
March 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
The growth in deployments of lithium batteries will inevitably create a large flow of retired or used batteries. By 2030, analysts predict that retirements could exceed half a million vehicles annually or over 2 million metric tonnes of batteries per year
February 20th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling has been a topic of discussion for years, but it took some time to get enough electric cars on the road (and then off the road) for commercially viable EV battery recycling outfits to grow. The times, they are a-changin', and we're starting to hear a bit more about the idea and early ventures. One such story comes from Audi and Umicore
January 5th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Battery recycling allows the components inside lithium-ion batteries to be reclaimed for use in new batteries -- an important part of the transition to zero emission energy.
December 25th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers at the University of Illinois are working on a polymer battery that inhibits the growth of dendrites. An important extra benefit is that it can be recycled easily and inexpensively
November 25th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
BMW says it is working on battery cells that will have twice the energy density of today's cells -- by 2030. The company deserves some credit for its recycling and ethical business practices but it needs to get in the electric car game in a big way soon.
April 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
The cutting-edge research at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will one day go to waste—but not into a landfill
March 27th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Fortum, a clean energy company in Finland, is working with Crisolteq to develop advanced technology that will allow up to 80% of the materials inside lithium ion batteries to be recycled.
March 9th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon
Welcome to the next issue of China × Cleantech, February 2019 edition. A new year has come and the news keeps flowing. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website
August 4th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Researches at Michigan Technological University have created a process to recycle lithium ion batteries using 100 year old basic mining techniques. The process is inexpensive and uses little energy.
June 13th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
For the second episode of a daily Cleantech Talk Today show, Nicolas Zart and I talked about Tesla marketing, Tesla Model 3 battery production, Tesla battery recycling, and some other highlights from Tesla's annual shareholder meeting. But that was just to kick off the show
June 7th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla dropped a number of info bombs in its shareholder meeting this week. We've summarized 28 of them in two separate articles. Beyond the headlines about production numbers and finances, Tesla announced a few major new developments, including some insights into its work on battery recycling