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DOE announces $15.5 billion in funding to support legacy automakers’ transition to EVs

The US DOE has announced a $15.5 billion package of funding and loans primarily focused on retooling existing factories for the transition to EVs. This includes $2 billion in grants and up to $10 billion in loans to support automotive manufacturing conversion projects, along with $3.5 billion in funding to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries,… Read more »

DOE announces $192 million in new funding for EV battery R&D and recycling

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $192 million in additional financing for recycling consumer product batteries, forming an advanced battery R&D collaboration and continuing the 2019 Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize. The Advanced Battery R&D Consortium funding opportunity will provide up to $60 million to convene major EV manufacturers, universities, National Laboratory… Read more »

DOE funds 10 projects for lithium extraction from geothermal brines

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding of $10.9 million for 10 projects in 9 states, designed to advance innovative technologies for the extraction and conversion of battery-grade lithium derived from US geothermal brine sources. Two topic areas were chosen for the projects. The first, “Field Validation of Lithium Hydroxide Production from Geothermal… Read more »

DOE to use J.D. Power Electric Vehicle Index as EV market benchmark

The US Department of Energy (DOE) will use the J.D. Power EV Index to help establish benchmarks and monitor ongoing development of EV infrastructure nationwide. Consumer intelligence specialist J.D. Power’s EV Index is an analytics tool designed to deliver detailed data on EV infrastructure development and consumer experience with public charging networks at the Zip… Read more »

DOE proposes $850-million loan to KORE Power for Arizona battery plant

The  DOE’s Loan Programs Office has announced a conditional commitment for an $850-million loan to finance construction of KOREPlex, a new production facility that US battery manufacturer KORE Power plans to build in Buckeye, Arizona. Final issue of the loan is several steps away, and is dependent on certain milestones being reached. The plant, part… Read more »

Does Toyota’s BEV Factory really represent a new direction?

Toyota has a credibility problem when it comes to e-mobility. The giant automaker’s corporate right hand pursues a number of EV initiatives around the world, while its left hand continues to spread misinformation and lobby against pro-EV policies. Many are hopeful that the recent changes in the company’s executive suite portend a new, more electric… Read more »

Noodoe’s next-generation EV fleet management solution

Charging solutions provider Noodoe has announced a new generation of its Electric Fleet Management Solution. Noodoe’s EV OS is a cloud-based operating system for managing all aspects of EV charging services. “Fleet integration happens in a few clicks, and administrators can easily manage vehicles, telematics devices and EV charging stations,” says the company. “Managers can… Read more »

DOE announces $187 million in funding to accelerate EV technologies and train electrified workforce

DOE will provide $99.5 million in new funding and an additional $87 million for 45 selected projects to develop EV technologies, train the electrified-transportation workforce and ensure equitable deployment of clean transportation in disadvantaged communities. The projects across 18 states and DC have multiple goals, including  improving EV charging infrastructure in underserved communities, developing EV… Read more »

DOE issues $16-million lab call to strengthen domestic manufacture of solid-state and flow batteries

A new lab call promotes collaboration between DOE National Laboratories and industry partners to accelerate the development, from innovation to scale-up and commercialization, of the manufacture of two types of advanced batteries: solid-state and flow. Solid-state batteries are widely considered to be a safer alternative to current batteries that use liquid electrolytes. Flow batteries, which… Read more »

Canadian CPO ChargerQuest uses Noodoe EV OS charging solution

Canadian charge point operator ChargerQuest has big ambitions—the company aims for nothing less than “dominance in the Canadian EV charging industry.” An integral part of ChargerQuest’s strategy is its partnership with software provider Noodoe, which offers a turnkey software platform “designed to meet the needs of fast-growing charging service providers.” Noodoe EV OS is a… Read more »