Gevo, Google Cloud to measure and verify the carbon intensity of biofuels across supply chain

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Gevo has entered into a partner agreement with Google Cloud to measure and verify the efficacy of next-generation biofuels across the supply chain via full lifecycle sustainability data tracking. Biomass Blockchain Emissions Fuels Lifecycle analysis Market Background Supply chain Sustainability

How Long Until EV Fleets Take Over the Supply Chain?

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How long until we see electric fleets taking over the supply chain? The post How Long Until EV Fleets Take Over the Supply Chain? News: The Upsizing of Electrification Is Underway. EVs have become increasingly common on today’s roadways.

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GM and Glencore enter multi-year cobalt supply agreement

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Glencore and General Motors announced a multi-year sourcing agreement in which Glencore will supply GM with cobalt from its Murrin Murrin operation in Australia.

BorgWarner to supply new 800V SiC inverter to German OEM

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In North America, BorgWarner has secured a contract with a major OEM to supply high voltage inverters for battery electric vehicle (BEV) platforms including a variety of passenger cars and trucks.

Solaris to supply two hydrogen buses to Transdev in Sweden

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Operator Transdev has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach to supply two hydrogen buses. Transdev signing the contract with Solaris for the supply of two hydrogen buses is a result of the region’s long-term transport strategy.

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British Airways, Phillips 66 sign sustainable aviation fuel supply agreement

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British Airways and Phillips 66 Limited have entered into a multi-year supply agreement for sustainable aviation fuel produced at the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery, making the airline the first in the world to use SAF produced in the UK. The SAF will be supplied to British Airways to power a number of its flights from early 2022. Markets for lower-carbon products are growing, and this agreement demonstrates our ability to supply them.

Skeleton Technologies to supply supercap modules to Class8 Energy; €11.6M contract

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As a first concrete example of this new cooperation, Class8 Energy announced an agreement with the largest Canadian heavy vehicle parts distributo—UAP’s Heavy Vehicle parts division—to supply Skeleton’s supercapacitors to them. Skeleton Technologies and Class8 Energy, a Canadian equipment distributor, have signed a €11.6-million contract for supercapacitors modules for the North American trucking and retail industry.

Audi switching from truck to rail for battery delivery

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—Dieter Braun, Head of Supply Chain at Audi AG. Batteries Emissions Manufacturing Rail Supply chainComponents for the production of batteries at Audi’s Brussels plant will no longer be delivered by truck from Hungary, but by rail with DB Cargo.

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SEMI: 200mm semiconductor fab capacity set to surge 21% to mitigate supply-demand imbalance

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Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are on track to boost 200mm fab capacity by 1.2 million wafers, or 21%, from the start of 2020 to the end of 2024 to hit a record high of 6.9 million wafers per month, according to SEMI’s 200mm Fab Outlook Report. After climbing to $5.3

Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains

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Alstom will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, for a total amount of approximately €160 million.

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Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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The ferries will be equipped with air-cooled Corvus Orca Energy ESS that will supply electrical power to the ferry’s all-electric power and propulsion system.

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Proterra to supply battery technology for up to 10,000 Lightning emotors electric commercial vehicles

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Under a new multi-year supply agreement, Proterra contracted to supply battery systems totaling more than 900 megawatt hours in battery storage capacity to Lightning eMotors to power up to 10,000 electric commercial vehicles between 2022 and 2025.

Argonne study finds rare earth supply disruptions can have long-range impacts

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Disruptions to this supply can have wide-ranging consequences, but the understanding of how those disruptions play out in global markets is limited. Causes of supply disruptions. Rare earth materials are essential to a variety of economic sectors, including healthcare and clean energy.

Vale Canada to supply Northvolt with low-carbon nickel products for batteries

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Vale Canada and lithium-ion cell producer Northvolt AB announced a multi-year agreement for Vale to supply low-carbon nickel products to Northvolt, reinforcing the companies’ shared commitment to sustainability in the electric vehicle supply chain and electrification of the broader mining industry.

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Start-Up MOBI LATAM partners with EnergyX to develop Bolivian domestic lithium battery supply chain

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Both companies will work towards creating a Bolivian domestic lithium battery supply chain to develop the region’s electric mobility market. EnergyX is integrated into the lithium industry’s supply chains from brine to battery, and will provide MOBI work on developing a next-generation battery for MOBI’s fleet. Bolivian micro-mobility and clean energy startup MOBI has partnered with American direct lithium extraction company Energy Exploration Technologies Inc.

Mazda2 Hybrid to be introduced in Europe; OEM model supplied by Toyota

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The Mazda2 Hybrid will be an OEM model supplied by Toyota Motor Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, and will be added to the Mazda2 lineup in Europe and sold as Mazda's own brand vehicle.

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Schaeffler signs five-year supply deal with REEtec for rare earth oxides

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Through this partnership, we are also securing our supply of neodymium iron boron magnets for electric motors. The off-take agreement will supply REEtec with 750tons NdPr per year over 5 years.

AustroCel Hallein supplying OMV with celluosic ethanol

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In the first year AustroCel Hallein will supply more than 1.5

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EIA: Crude oil demand returns faster than supply, increasing prices and reducing inventories

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The price of US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is near its highest level since 2014, increasing rapidly from low prices in mid-2020 as demand returns faster than supply, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Renault Group and Managem Group sign agreement for sustainable supply of Moroccan cobalt

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Renault Group and Managem Group , a Moroccan player in the mining and hydrometallurgy sector, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at securing the supply of low-carbon and responsible cobalt sulfate for electric batteries. Under the terms of the agreement, Managem Group will supply 5,000 tonnes of cobalt sulfate per year for a period of 7 years, with first delivery in 2025.

CATL to supply LFP batteries with Cell-to-Pack technology to Solaris

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CATL will supply lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries equipped with novel Cell-to-Pack (CTP) technology to Solaris to power its bus models in a bid to facilitate bus electrification. CATL’s LFP battery system features exceptionally long battery life and high thermal stability. By removing the conventional module packaging, the CTP technology increases the battery energy density and payload of the e-bus, making it a good option for sustainable city transportation.

Hyundai HTWO supplying fuel cell generator to ETCR racing for EV charging

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The hydrogen mobile generation concept can also be implemented to supply power in remote areas where electricity is not accessible, or serve as an emergency power source for data centers and similar applications in the event of a power outage.

NEDO appoints Toyota and partners to study developing large-scale hydrogen supply chain in Chubu Region

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To materialize large volume of imports, it is important to build supply chains from import terminals to demand locations, and to put priority on identifying challenges and find its solutions.

BMW Group uses Blockchain to drive supply chain transparency: “PartChain”

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The BMW Group is using Blockchain technology in purchasing to ensure the traceability of components and raw materials in multi-stage international supply chains. The automotive industry’s international supply chains are highly complex.

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Roskill: Myanmar crisis set to disrupt rare earth supply availability

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The coup and resulting state of emergency quickly resulted in concerns in China over metal and mineral supplies from its neighbor. Although the northern states of Myanmar, such as Kachin, have been less affected by the unrest in the country since the coup, there are now reports that the trade of products across the border with China are being impacted, disrupting the rare earth supply, note Roskill analysts David Merriman and Ross Embleton. global supply.

Renault Group to partner with Terrafame for sustainable nickel supply

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Renault Group and Finland-based metals producer Terrafame have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the future supply of nickel sulfate. Partnership with Terrafame is an important component in realizing our commitment to reach 30% emissions reduction for our supply chain by 2030.

Benchmark Gigafactories Europe paints grim raw material supply picture; “Auto OEMs will need to become miners”

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Benchmark Mineral Intelligence held its inaugural Battery Megafactories Europe 2022 event in Berlin; the event zeroed in on a number of pertinent points for the continent’s EV and battery supply chain. Even in the most optimistic scenarios where every single raw material project in the pipeline comes on stream and existing operations expand aggressively, there will not be enough raw material for the battery supply chain as we go into 2030.

Qualcomm to supply chip to Renault for Megane E-Tech Electric

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Qualcomm to supply chip to Renault for Megane E-Tech Electric. A California based Qualcomm Inc announced that it will supply a key computing chip for the digital dashboard in a new Renault SA electric vehicle.

Stellantis secures low-emission lithium supply for N American EV production from Controlled Thermal Resources

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CTR) signed a binding offtake agreement for CTR to supply battery-grade lithium hydroxide for use in Stellantis’ North America electrified vehicle production. CTR will supply Stellantis with up to 25,000 metric tons per year of lithium hydroxide over the 10-year term of the agreement. Stellantis announced in late 2021 a similar supply deal to support its European vehicle production. Stellantis N.V. and Controlled Thermal Resources Ltd.

Electreon to supply Israel’s 4th largest bus operator with wireless charging infrastructure; simultaneous charging of 30 buses

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2022 is Electreon’s year of transition from planning, development and construction of supply chains towards large-scale production and sales.

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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system for ships

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Wärtsilä has developed a dedicated fuel supply system for methanol—MethanolPac—as interest grows in the methanol pathway to decarbonize shpping. The MethanolPac fuel supply system and Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine comprise a full solution for methanol in marine applications.

Honda to supply 50 Honda e EVs, 35 Power Managers to V2X Suisse for large-scale V2G trial

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Honda will supply 50 Honda e electric vehicles ( earlier post ) to Switzerland’s car-sharing operator, Mobility. This allows for intelligent balancing of the supply and demand of energy, including the better use of renewable sources and supports the stabilisation of the grid.

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Toyocolor to supply SK Innovation with Lioaccum conductive CNT dispersions for Li-ion cathodes

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the colorants and functional materials division of Japan’s Toyo Ink Group, will supply the North American and European operations of SK Innovation, a South Korean lithium-ion (li-ion) battery manufacturer, with Toyocolor’s Lioaccum series of conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions.

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BHP to supply nickel to Tesla; focus on supply chain sustainability

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BHP will supply Tesla Inc. and to collaborate with them on ways to make the battery supply chain more sustainable through our shared focus on technology and innovation. It adds to two more nickel supply deals that Tesla has likely secured to lock up its expected demand from 2022 onwards with Prony Resources and Vale.

BorgWarner supplying dual inverters and iDM220 integrated drive module to Chinese OEMs

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BorgWarner will supply dual inverters for two premier Chinese OEMs. BorgWarner also recently announced it will be supplying its iDM220 integrated drive module to a leading Chinese luxury New Energy Vehicle (NEV) brand.

Yamaha Motor supplying electric motors for Subaru Tecnica International; to be mounted on STI E-RA EV

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Yamaha Motor will supply Subaru Tecnica International Inc. STI) with hyper-EV electric motor units ( earlier post ) for the STI E-RA EV the company is developing for future motorsport.

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Alcoa to supply sustainable, low-carbon aluminum for wheels on Audi e-tron GT

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As part of a pilot project, Audi is procuring 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT electric car that are made from low-CO 2 emission aluminum supplied by Alcoa to RONAL GROUP, the wheel’s manufacturer. The site has been supplied with renewable energy since 2020.

Snow Lake Lithium seeking to develop first all-electric hard-rock lithium mine to supply N. American EV industry

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Canada-based Snow Lake Lithium has outlined plans to develop the first all-electric hard-rock lithium mine in Manitoba, Canada, thereby developing a domestic supply of this critical resource to the North America electric vehicle industry.

Pierburg to supply small series hydrogen blower to BMW

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As part of the FC Komp funding project of the German government, which runs until 2021, Pierburg GmbH, a member of the Rheinmetall Group, is currently involved in the development of a highly integrated high-power fuel cell driveline.

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Blink Charging to supply IQ 200 EV chargers to GM dealerships in US and Canada

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Working with leading facility solutions provider ABM, Blink is supplying its IQ 200 Level 2 chargers to participating GM dealerships.

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Benchmark Minerals: Indonesia set for five-fold increase in battery nickel supply

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Supply of nickel intermediate MHP from Indonesia for batteries is set to rise five-fold this year, according to Benchmark Minerals’ Nickel Forecast.

FREYR and Glencore sign supply contract for sustainable cobalt, expand collaboration for the responsible supply of battery materials

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FREYR Battery, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity and Glencore International AG, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies, have signed a contract for the supply of up to 1,500 metric tons of high-grade, sustainably-sourced cobalt metal cut cathodes made from partially recycled cobalt produced at Glencore’s Nikkelverk facility in Norway.

Daimler Truck and CATL expand global partnership on truck-focused batteries and supply

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The supply will go beyond 2030. In 2019, Daimler Truck AG and CATL entered into a global lithium-ion battery cell modules supply agreement for electric series trucks including the Mercedes-Benz eActros, the Freightliner eCascadia and eM2.