IBAT Cranks Up US Commercial Direct Lithium Extraction Facility

Houston-based International Battery Metals said the startup marks the first commercial-scale facility that uses DLE technology in North America and the world’s first modular commercial DLE plant.

July 11, 2024

Exxon, South Korea's SK On Sign Non-binding Deal for Lithium Supply

SK On, a unit of SK Innovation, intends to use the lithium for making EV batteries in the U.S.

June 25, 2024

Energy Transition in Motion (Week of June 21, 2024)

Here is a look at some of this week’s renewable energy news, including record-setting first quarter energy storage capacity in the U.S.

June 21, 2024

North American Lithium Site to Likely Up Mineral Estimates

Piedmont Lithium and Sayona Mining’s North American Lithium site, located in Quebec, Canada, is the largest lithium operation in North America.

June 20, 2024

ABTC Manufactures Lithium Hydroxide from US Facility

Lithium hydroxide is an ingredient in the cathode of lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power electric vehicles, electronics and other devices.

June 19, 2024

Occidental, BHE Renewables Form JV to Extract Lithium

The joint venture between Occidental Petroleum and Berkshire Hathaway’s BHE Renewables takes shape as companies aim to meet growing demand for lithium, a key ingredient for rechargeable batteries used for electronics, energy storage and electric vehicles.

June 4, 2024

International Battery Metals Names New CEO

Iris Jancik will succeed Garry Flowers as IBAT CEO when she takes the helm in mid-August.

June 3, 2024

Exclusive: Building Battery Value Chain is "Vital" to Energy Transition

Srini Godavarthy, the CEO of Li-Metal, breaks down the importance of scaling up battery production in North America and the traditional process of producing lithium anodes, in this Hart Energy Exclusive interview. 

April 18, 2024

North Carolina Grants Mining Permit to Piedmont Lithium

Located in Gaston County, North Carolina, the project is being designed to produce 30,000 metric tons of lithium hydroxide per year.

April 16, 2024

Amid ‘Battery Arms Race,’ Xerion CEO Talks Tech, Maturing Market, China

The late-stage battery startup is active in the military and electronics space, but is gaining attention for technology that extracts lithium from geothermal brine.

April 10, 2024