SpaceX Starlink team meets with Zambia officials for satellite internet services

Teslarati

SpaceX is talking with Zambia officials, offering Starlink’s internet services to the country. Recently, Jito Kayumba—the Special Assistant to the Republic of Zambia—tweeted about SpaceX and the country’s officials meeting about Starlink services. Internet in Zambia.

Electric cars need cobalt and copper, and Zambia’s president-elect wants to supply it

Electrek

Hichilema’s plan is to ramp up mining in particular to jump-start Zambia’s economy – and provide the rapidly growing electric vehicle battery industry with crucial cobalt and copper.

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US convenes Minerals Security Partnership meeting

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Additional minerals-rich countries in attendance included Argentina, Brazil, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zambia. The United States this past week convened Minerals Security Partnership (MSP) partners and key minerals-rich countries to discuss priorities, challenges, and opportunities in responsible mining, processing, and recycling of critical minerals.

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SpaceX Starlink brings high-speed internet to Amazon schools

Teslarati

SpaceX is also currently talking with officials in the Republic of Zambia about Starlink services in the country. The Special Assistant to the Republic of Zambia’s president noted that Starlink services would escalate the country’s position in the digital economy. .

UN report highlights urgent need to tackle impact of EV battery production boom

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However, for various reasons (including limited infrastructure, financing and a lack of appropriate policies), refining takes place in other countries, mainly Belgium, China, Finland, Norway and Zambia, which reap the economic benefit.

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SpaceX brings Starlink service to Martinique & Guadeloupe

Teslarati

SpaceX is currently in talks with Zambia’s president about Starlink service. SpaceX recently announced that Starlink internet is available in Martinique and Guadeloupe, extending its reach even further in the Caribbean. Martinique Internet Data.

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BNEF: producing battery materials in the DRC could lower supply-chain emissions and add value to the country’s cobalt

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can leverage its abundant cobalt resources and hydroelectric power to become a low-cost and low-emissions producer of lithium-ion battery cathode precursor materials, according to a new study on a unified African supply chain by BloombergNEF (BNEF).

Tesla releases Conflict Mineral report, extending history of humane mining practices

Teslarati

Zambia. Tesla has released its Conflict Mineral Report for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2019.

EV Radar: May 2022

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EV Radar: June 2022

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EV Radar: April 2022

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Zambia’s ZESCO Declares 1,000 MW Surplus in Power Generation — Is It Now Time To Accelerate EV Adoption?

CleanTechnica

Zambia’s vertically integrated electricity utility, ZESCO Limited, which generates, transmits, distributes, and supplies electricity in Zambia, has declared that the country now has a surplus generation capacity of approximately 1000 MW.

Zambia Has A New President Who Could Help Accelerate The World’s Transition To Sustainable Energy

CleanTechnica

Having followed the development in Zambia since I attended elementary school in the country from 1981 to 1982, there is finally some good news that resonates with me in the context of the global EV revolution and the world’s transition to sustainable energy generation and consumption.

We Need More Vehicles Like The Ford F150 Lightning: An African Perspective

CleanTechnica

In Southern Africa, people in South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe experience regular and in some instances prolonged outages as the power companies in the respective countries fail to […]. I spend most of my time in East and Southern Africa.