Post Profile

Supervolcanoes Could Grow Cars With Plugs

Supervolcanoes Could Drive The Electric Car Boom August 17, 2017 ( via “…[Scientists] have discovered a new source of lithium, a key element in the manufacturing of battery-powered electric cars and other renewable energy technologies: supervolcanoes…[L]ake sediments within unusually large volcanoes can host lithium-rich clay deposits, which would be an essential
read more


Related Posts

Could A Lithium Shortage De-Rail The Electric Car Boom?

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge

Submitted by James Stafford via, We’ve gone electric, and there’s no going back at this point. Lithium is our new fuel, but like fossil fuels, the reserves we’re currently tapping into are finite - and that’s what inves...

Lithium Ion Capacitor Has Long Way To Go

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica

Electric cars have giant batteries (useful for a number of things besides driving the actual car, even). Also under consideration as the primary power source for electric cars (and buses, motorcycles, yachts, etc.) is the lithium io...

Supervolcanoes: A key to America's electric future?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Physorg: Earth

Most of the lithium used to make the lithium-ion batteries that power modern electronics comes from Australia and Chile. But Stanford scientists say there are large deposits in sources right here in America: supervolcanoes.

Smart grid boom swells Lithium ion demand 80 fold

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid

A predicted boom in the use of smart grids is set to drive massive demand for lithium ion batteries. While the batteries are already present in many consumer electric devices, IHS reckons that lithium ion storage systems will become...

Yellowstone supervolcano could power America’s future: scientists

News : The Raw Story

Electric cars and smartphones of the future could be powered by supervolcanoes like Yellowstone after scientists discovered that ancient deposits within them contain huge reservoirs of lithium—a chemical element used to make lithium...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC