Electric vehicles have seen exponential growth in recent years, with global sales tripling in just 3 years. By the end of 2023, electric vehicles are expected to account for 18% of all car sales – and that number is expected to keep climbing.Continued
A new study funded by the US Department of Energy says the Salton Sea has much more lithium than originally thought.
The race to become a global battery manufacturing power continues apace.
The US-based clean energy nonprofit says it has analyzed a year’s worth of trucking data and concluded that many of the medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks on the road are electrifiable today.
The solar panels built into the vehicle can provide an extra 40 miles (64 km) a day, leading the company to claim some users may not ever have to plug it in.
It seems like a good example of the kind of incremental technologies we're going to need to get us all the way to net zero.
EVs aren't "the answer” – but they do have a critical role to play in our transition to a sustainable world.
Energy economist Fatih Birol says the recent surge in solar and EV adoption gives him hope.
Using recycled instead of mined materials could lead to a 25% drop in CO2 emissions in the battery production process.