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Voodoo Economics & Lithium — Lithium Supply = 15% of 2023 Global EV Sales Target

September 7th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In the second portion of our latest Cleantech Talk podcast with RK Equity's Rodney Hooper and Howard Klein, we ventured outside of mining more than we typically do to talk about battery energy density and vehicle-to-grid solutions, but we also circled back around for a strong focus on the gap between electric vehicle sales forecasts from automakers and actual battery-grade lithium production


Lithium & Nickel & Tesla, Oh My!

August 31st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last week, I sat down with Rodney Hooper and Howard Klein for another chat about nickel and lithium mining, electric vehicle batteries, Tesla, the electric vehicle transition, and a few other matters


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


Tesla Master Plan, Part Trois (Sort Of): Battery Day

May 30th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla hasn't officially released a Master Plan, Part Trois, but we could pretend this is essentially what Tesla Battery Day is. Sean Mitchell from All Things EV believes that this will reveal a strategy for more affordable energy



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