Nevada Technology Corporation

Blogs

Recycled Lithium-Ion Batteries Can Perform Better Than New Ones

Lithium-ion batteries are at the heart of nearly every electric vehicle, laptop and smartphone, and they are essential to storing renewable energy in the face of the climate emergency.

But all of the world’s current mining operations cannot extract enough lithium and other key minerals to meet skyrocketing demand for these batteries. Establishing new mines is an expensive, years-long effort.

Battery recycling takes the driver’s seat

Electric-vehicle demand is accelerating rapidly and so is the need for EV batteries. As these batteries reach end-of-life, significant growth opportunities in the recycling space are emerging.

so does the need for electric-vehicle (EV) batteries. This demand has led to considerable growth in battery production

A DEAD BATTERY DILEMMA

The battery pack of a Tesla Model S is a feat of intricate engineering. Thousands of cylindrical cells with components sourced from around the world transform lithium and electrons into enough energy to propel the car hundreds of kilometers again and again, without tailpipe emissions. But when the battery comes to the end of its life, its green benefits fade.If it ends up in a landfill, its cells can release problematic toxins, including heavy metals.

Small DC Motors with Gearboxes

Dead EV batteries turn to gold with U.S. incentives

A little-publicized clause in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act has companies scrambling to recycle electric vehicle batteries in North America, putting the region at the forefront of a global race to undermine China’s dominance of the field.

Investors Flock to Battery Recyclers in Hunt for Climate Law Winners

The new investments come despite market turbulence for clean-energy startupsRecyclers like Ascend Elements shred old batteries and take in scrap metal, then turn the materials into useful battery components. PHOTO: JOSHUA DUDLEY GREER FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL