DLE promises to reduce lithium mining’s ecological footprint
Although Lithium Extraction (DLE) can reduce the environmental impact of lithium mining, there are objections to the technology.
Lithium forms the basis of car and smartphone batteries. It's one of the world's most sought-after raw materials. Often, Lithium is mined in large open-pit sites and ... Read more
Northvolt plans to construct its third battery manufacturing facility in Northern Germany
Powered by an absolute clean electricity grid in Germany, Northvolt Drei establishes the cleanest batteries in continental Europe with a capacity of up to 60 GWh.
Northvolt's factory assembled its first battery cell in December, located in the northern Swedish town of Skelleftea. The second, a j... Read more
Breakthrough in solid-state batteries with help of Bill Gates
Battery startup QuantumScape claims that the company has seen a breakthrough in the development of solid-state batteries. The batteries are said to perform significantly better than comparable lithium-ion batteries.
Compared to a lithium-ion battery of the same size, QuantumScape's lithium-metal... Read more