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Discovery could unlock oceans of lithium

Driven largely by the increased production of electric vehicles, the demand for lithium has more than doubled since 2015 and is forecast to expand by another seven times to around 2.8 million... — Updated 6/8/2021 Full story

 
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Flow batteries may rule grid-scale storage

While lithium-ion batteries have a major head start when it comes to the storage of renewable electricity, European analysts predict that flow batteries may overtake the stationary power storage... — Updated 6/2/2021 Full story

 
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Extra tomato stabilizes solid-state battery

Adding an extra layer of tomato on a metaphoric BLT could be the solution to a decades-long problem that has prevented scientists from developing the solid-state lithium batteries that would... — Updated 5/13/2021 Full story

 
GM Ultium battery recycling mega-factory Li-Cycle Lordstown Ohio

Li-Cycle to recycle GM Ultium batteries

While it is still several years before any significant quantities of the Ultium batteries going into the next generation of General Motors electric vehicles will reach the end of their lifecycle,... — Updated 5/11/2021 Full story

 
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TechMet closes $120M tech metals backing

TechMet Ltd. continues to build strong financial support for its vision of building a portfolio of world-class projects that produce, process, and recycle technology metals critical to electric... — Updated 4/27/2021 Full story

 
MIT scientists change optical electrical conductivity of diamonds with strain

Diamonds can act like metals in devices

Diamonds are well known as the hardest minerals on earth. The sparkling gemstones also are exceptional thermal conductors and electrical insulators. Now, an international team of researchers says... — Updated 11/3/2020 Full story

 
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US invests $25M in Brazilian Nickel mine

A week after President Donald Trump declared America's heavy reliance on adversarial nations for critical minerals a national emergency, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation... — Updated 10/13/2020 Full story

 
2019 Noble Prize chemistry Goodenough solid sate lithium ion battery

Goodenough to change batteries again

Nobel Prize winning co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery John Goodenough is teaming up with a new generation of scientists and entrepreneurs at Energy Exploration Technologies, or EnergyX, to... — Updated 9/22/2020 Full story

 
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Ultra-fast charging graphene SuperBattery

The ability to charge an electric vehicle in just 15 seconds would wipe out many of the barriers to EV ownership – slow charging times, battery degradation, and range anxiety. Skeleton... — Updated 9/9/2020 Full story

 
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Li-ion battery producer, recycler team up

American Manganese Inc. and Voltabox of Texas Inc. are in talks to utilize American Manganese's patented process to recycle the cathode materials in lithium-ion batteries produced by Voltabox.... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
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A new horizon for battery recycling

Adapting to a future of renewable energy, trendsetters are focusing on recycling lithium-ion batteries to create a more efficient repurposing of one of the most vital and important technologies... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Tesla Giga Nevada lithium-ion battery electric vehicle EV manufacturing plant

Tesla growth built on battery production

Most people know Tesla Inc. as a world-leading electric vehicles manufacturer with a growing line of cars, trucks and SUVs. However, the company's foundation is built off its ability to make... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

BYD – 400 American e-buses and counting

BYD Co Ltd. Dec. 18 announced that is has built the 400th electric bus at its manufacturing plant in Lancaster, California. A China-based electric vehicle and battery manufacturer, BYD, which... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

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