DeepGreen lifecycle analysis argues for sourcing EV battery materials from deep-sea polymetallic nodules

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94% less stored carbon at risk. Earlier this month the company announced the acquisition of Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML), giving DeepGreen access to a third seabed contract area in which to explore for battery metals with significantly lower environmental and social impact.

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

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The Metals Company has teamed up with three of those, from the tiny Pacific island nations of Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga, to access 150,000 square kilometers that, Shesky says, "have sufficient copper, nickel and cobalt to electrify the world's vehicle fleet several times over."

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UOP looking to biomass catalytic pyrolysis to expand volumes of renewable hydrocarbon fuels

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RIMPAC and Green Fleet demo. The US Navy’s Great Green Fleet demonstration, currently underway as part of RIMPAC 2012, will consume 700,000 gallons of hydro-treated renewable diesel fuel (HRD76) and 200,000 gallons of hydro-treated renewable aviation fuel (HRJ5)—both fuels a 50/50 blend of traditional petroleum-based fuel and biofuel comprising of a mix of waste cooking oil and algae oil. Challenges for the upgrading of pyrolysis oil include contiguous carbon chain.

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