Which minerals are used to power an electric vehicle? This infographic highlights the role of lithium and cobalt in EV battery technology.
With the current supply chain of cobalt under scrutiny, companies and governments are striving to find new sources of cobalt beyond the Congo.
Is the U.S. positioned to win the battery arms race, or will China remain in control of the world's transition to renewable energy?
Renewable technologies are going to create a huge demand for minerals. The World Bank is working to mitigate mining's impact.
Every once in a while, a previously unappreciated metal rises to prominence. It could be such a time for cobalt - a metal that's fueling the...
Cobalt helps us to power mobile phones, laptops, and electric cars. But while the metal is high in demand for green technology, getting it is the...
The explosion in demand for electric cars means we need more batteries. But where do the raw materials of batteries come from, and do we have...
In Part 1 of our Battery Series, we look at battery basics, as well as the evolution of battery technology and how we got to today.
The Model S has been lauded for its safety, range, and design. Equally impressive, however, are the raw materials that go into a Tesla Model S.
Tesla's $5 billion Gigafactory turns out to be a part of a larger trend. Battery-making capacity built by lithium-ion megafactories will triple by 2020.