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What Tesla & Cobalt Mining In Canada Have In Common

September 9th, 2020 | by Sponsored Content

In a recent CleanTechnica article by Director Zachary Shahan, he wrote that some of the main challenges that face EV manufacturers are specifically around securing a supply chain for their EV battery manufacturing. While it is clear that EVs need efficient batteries, it is not as well known that it also takes one or two years to get a battery production plant up and running, just ask industry leader Tesla, Inc


Ørsted Divests “Loss-Making” LNG Business

December 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish renewable energy giant Ørsted announced last week that it has signed an agreement with leading global natural resources company Glencore to divest itself of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) business


As Cobalt Supply Tightens, LiCo Energy Metals Announces Two New Cobalt Mines

November 28th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Electric vehicles are widely expected to become the dominant form of personal transportation as cities and countries around the world look to complete bans of new internal combustion vehicle sales in the coming years. Shifting the world to this new technology is disrupting the entire automotive industry and gives hope that the world just might have a chance when it comes to combatting climate change and shifting to new, zero-emission technologies like electric cars


Shifting A Giant — Volkswagen’s Progress & Potential Pitfalls From 830,000 Gasmobiles/Month To Electric Heaven

September 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

More or less, this story could be about Daimler, BMW, Ford, GM, Toyota, Honda, or any other major automaker. In fact, while this article was in the works, a couple of Daimler execs came out and admitted a couple of the core challenges in a rather direct way. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne did the same a year and a half ago in his own dramatic style. But the complexity of the story means that it's not a black and white issue and it also goes far beyond the statements referenced above


Who Benefits If Russian Oil Sanctions End?

February 20th, 2017 | by Susan Kraemer

The idea of the president of any normal country also owning one of its largest assets and using his office to protect it seems outrageous. Putin used his position to gain wealth for himself and a small group of cronies, and is trying to prevent sanctions from reducing the value of that wealth



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