lithium

Demand for Clean Minerals to Rise while Pursuing ‘Net-zero’ Goals: IEA

In the most comprehensive global study yet, IEA shows need for government action to ensure reliable, sustainable supplies of elements vital for EVs, power grids, wind turbines and other key technologies Supplies of critical minerals essential for key clean energy technologies like electric vehicles and wind turbines need to pick up sharply over the coming […]

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Mineral Production to Rise as Demand for Green Energy Increases: World Bank

A new report shows that production of certain minerals could increase by nearly 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for green energy technologies. A new World Bank Group report shows that production of minerals like graphite, lithium and cobalt could increase by nearly 500 percent by 2050 to meet the growing demand for green energy technologies. […]

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Next-Gen Battery That Combines Best of Lead and Lithium-ion Performance

Gridtential Energy and Crown battery have developed a new silicon wafer battery that they claim, combines the best of lead and lithium-ion performance. Gridtential Energy and Crown battery have developed a new silicon wafer battery that the two firms claim combines the best of lead and lithium-ion performance. Using technology similar to a solar cell, […]

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2019 has been awarded jointly to Akira Yoshino, John B. Goodenough and M. Stanley Whittingham for the development of lithium-ion batteries. Making the announcement in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee said that the winners have “created a rechargeable world’, underscoring the critical role their find has made in our lives […]

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In the Race for Developing the Best EV Batteries, China Will Reign Supreme

In the race to develop the most efficient and capable EV batteries first amongst corporates, the one confirmed winner in the segment will be China. As the governments around the world go bullish on electric vehicles (EV), automobile original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are in a competition to develop long-lasting, durable battery technology to get hegemony […]

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Canada, US to Reduce Dependence on China for Lithium and Other Rare Minerals

Canada is in talks with the US to seek ways for both to reduce their dependence on China for rare earth elements, key minerals for high-tech products Canada is in talks with the United States to seek ways for both to reduce their dependence on China for rare earth elements, key minerals for high-tech products, […]

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World Bank Fund For Climate-Smart Mining to Support Clean Energy Transition

The Facility will support the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals used in clean energy technologies, such as wind, solar power, and batteries for energy storage and electric vehicles. The World Bank Group has launched the Climate-Smart Mining Facility, the first-ever fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable. The Facility will […]

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Stable Prices for Lithium Could be Good News for India’s EV dreams

From predictions of prices that would slow down battery development in 2016, to the reality of an almost 50% price drop in 2018, Lithium has been too volatile for comfort. The good news is, the prized metal, on which many EV plans hinge, might just be settling in for a period of stability. Lithium, ever […]

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India Signs MoU to Share Bolivia’s Vast Lithium Deposit

Both sides agreed to work together for exploration and extraction of the vast Lithium deposits of Bolivia. Lithium is a key resource used in making batteries that India needs for its clean technology initiatives such as increased use of electric cars. India after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bolivia, has leveraged its way […]

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