Nouveau Monde Graphite at the Lithium-Ion Battery Seminar of Fort Lauderdale. A Short Summary of Our Participation.

The lithium-ion battery Seminar in Fort Lauderdale (www.internationalbatteryseminar) that I recently attended from March 20-23rd is an annual event where the top battery scientists, industry executives, forecasters and enthusiasts gather to hear about the latest developments and the current state of research. On my part, I care about: The worldwide state of lithium-ion market penetration…

China Threat Sparks Hitachi’s Four-Fold Graphite Anode Expansion

Source : Benchmark Mineral Intelligence – www.BenchmarkMinerals.com – Décembre 2016   The world’s second largest lithium ion battery anode producer, Hitachi Chemical, is to expand its graphite anode capacity by four-fold in 4 years to prepare for a global wave of demand from lithium ion battery megafactories that are under construction. Hitachi is investing up to…

Graphene uses – Top applications of the miracle material

Source: Benchmark Mineral Intelligence www.BenchmarkMinerals.com – December 2015 At the 1855 Exposition Universelle in Paris a wondrous new metal wowed the crowds: aluminium. The enthusiasm surrounding it belied the decades of research taken to reach that point, with the big breakthrough occurring when Henri-Etienne Sainte-Claire Deville started producing the material on a commercial scale. However,…

Lithium-Ion battery manufacturing costs seems to be falling quicker than expected. Two pieces of news caught our attention last week.

A couple of important news caught our attention last week.  According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the level of global investments in green energy was at a record in 2015.  That’s in spite of low fossil fuel prices.  Here are links to a video clip as well as an article on the subject. http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/clean-energy-is-expanding-even-when-fossil-fuels-are-cheap/vi-BBofu1P http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/solar-and-wind-just-did-the-unthinkable/ar-BBobifb…