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Is Tesla Gigafactory a Bad Investment?

Let the battle begin.

It pits liquid filled Lithium-ion batteries against solid state Lithium batteries.

The Department of Energy has established a goal of $125/kWh for EV batteries. 826 more words

Energy

Solar research facility a game-changer for industry.

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today. 212 more words

Sustainabilty

Gifts For A Reason And Season

With newer cars hitting the market every year, their manufacturers are seeking to carry their branding further with promotional items such as keychains. Such are the Acura TSX keychains. 18 more words

Cell Phone Accessories

Disruptive Innovation in the Energy Supply Chain?

Here’s an interesting article from the MIT  supply chain blog.  Are large simple batteries a solution to the problem of energy storage for peak periods? 208 more words

Sustainability

Clueless About What You Can Buy On Ebay?

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Being clueless on what items to buy on E-bay is a phase.
In fact, it’s the very first step to online shopping. With every new day, online shoppers conquer more E-bay buying techniques, and slowly lift off the novice’s launch pad. 7 more words

Cell Phone Accessories

Funding for lithium battery development

Source: http://www.maritimejournal.com/news101/industry-news/funding-for-lithium-battery-development

Summary:

  • A consortium of UK companies have been granted £1.1m in funding for research and development of the next generation of lithium sulphur (Li-S) batteries for marine autonomous systems.
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Where Will The Graphite, Lithium and Cobalt For The Battery Revolution Come From?

Source: http://etfdailynews.com/2015/03/25/tesla-motors-inc-tsla-where-will-the-graphite-lithium-and-cobalt-for-the-battery-revolution-come-from/

Summary:

  • Electrification of transport will not succeed unless the world has cheap, abundant, longer-lasting batteries; which will only come about by:
    • scaling of battery supply (costs being driven down by megafactories)
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