Saturday, 18 July 2015

Fully Charged: Tesla Model S 1,007 Mile Update.



   Robert Llewellyn shares his experience with his own Tesla Model S in UK. Lower cost for lithium batteries will make this technology available for the masses: Tesla Model 3 priced at $35k and with 200 miles range is coming out in 2017.


Tesla CTO JB Straubel: Low Cost Lithium Batteries Change Everything.


  Tesla CTO JB Straudel presents his case for the tectonic shift coming to the markets with the advance of lithium technology. Transportation and Energy industries will be disrupted very fast and Solar with Electric Cars will be spreading all over the world, providing cheeper and better options for the consumers. Now we can check again the headlines about Lithium supply …







Tesla Gigafactory: Lithium Supply Threatened by Scandal in Chile.



  


  Finally the news about the geopolitics of lithium supply and SQM are getting out. The security of Lithium supply becomes crucial for the exponential growth of EVs and Solar Energy Storage. You can find more information on my blog about the shortages coming to the very tight lithium market even before Tesla's Gigafactory is coming on-line. Ganfeng Lithium finances the development of International Lithium J/V projects in Argentina and Ireland and holds the strategic stake in our company. Read more.


International Lithium and Ganfeng: China’s Lithium Battery Market to Quadruple to $8.7 Billion in 2025.






  This is where we are going: International Lithium is building the supply chain for Ganfeng Lithium and is part of this vertically integrated lithium battery business in China. Ganfeng Lithium finances J/V projects with International Lithium in Ireland and Argentina and we have the very encouraging news coming out. Western Lithium has taken out Lithium Americas with Cauchari lithium brine project and as you can see on the map below we have just a very few Salars left without ownership by major lithium player. Read more.