GM plans to invest $650 million in a proposed lithium mine in northern Nevada — funding that depends on the resolution of a lawsuit filed by environmentalists.
A Nevada mining project that could produce enough lithium for 370,000 EVs a year has received a conditional loan offer of $700 million from the DOE.
Despite supply challenges, the storage industry is innovating to optimize the value of lithium-ion batteries while also developing long-duration alternatives.
Reaching President Biden’s clean energy goals will depend on how quickly the country can stand up a domestic supply chain for the critical minerals.
Biden ramped up efforts to build out U.S. clean energy supply chains with announcements focused on the mining, refining and recycling of critical minerals.
A Washington bill calls for the state's Commerce Department to study the global supply chain risks in the manufacture of EV batteries.
The California Energy Commission is funding battery recycling efforts to deal with the anticipated need to dispose of 60,000 metric tons by 2048.
As demand grows for lithium, which is a key component in electric vehicle batteries, interest in mining the resource in Nevada is surging.
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