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Through their work, the laureates laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.
You may think lithium got too popular too fast. You may suspect electric vehicles are too much buzz and not enough real future
Combined with Daimler putting US$550 million into tripling its battery production capacity in Germany, Nissan's planned investments
Related: Slavery At Sea: The Ugly Underbelly Of Oil Shipping Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that
The unveiling of Tesla's Model 3 electric car was no less than the lifting of the final curtain on a game-changing energy revolution. And if we follow that revolution to its core, we arrive at lithium -- our new gasoline for which the feeding frenzy has only just begun.
Demand for lithium -- the hottest commodity on the planet and the only commodity to show positive price movement in 2015 -- is poised to continue on its upward trajectory, becoming the world's new gasoline and earning the moniker of ''White Petroleum''.
The Black Holes of Greenland are cryoconites are created when a deposited mass of soot, consisting of glued amalgums created by bacteria, focuses heat absorption, melting deep holes into the ice.
Rest assured that our phones are safe for the time being. Other products, however, may not be so fortunate. Here's a handy chart provided by the Federal Aviation Administration.
A recent project from researchers at the University of Eastern Finland promises to make lithium-ion batteries easier to manufacture as new materials are developed. One of these is lithium titanate countered by lithium iron phosphate.
In fact, that Nelson's bill is an attempt to bust through precisely that; a legislative ban on what the FAA can do to ensure
On February 5 the power utility of California's capital Sacramento decided to cancel the $1.5 billion Iowa Hill Dam, a pumped storage project in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The decision may not be remarkable by itself, but marks a watershed moment and signals the early beginnings of an exciting development away from large dams.
Utilities that continue to rely on old-fashioned centralized power generation and don't embrace flexibility could be doomed, in part because the cost of battery storage could fall from $230/kWh in 2020 to as low as $150/kWh several years later. (Thanks, Tesla.)
As the state's southwest corner fills up with new lithium players, Tesla gears up for its battery gigafactory and the world's largest data center sets up shop, Nevada is poised for one of the greatest economic revival stories of the century.
Most of the world's lithium comes from Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Australia and China, but American resources being developed