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September 19, 2023

The U.S. And China Outpace Europe In The Energy Transition Race

These new ventures, Statevolt in the US, Italvolt in Italy, seek to secure a share of the booming market in the manufacture of batteries for renewable energy storage and electric vehicles.
June 16, 2023

Economic and Energy Summit bursting at the seams with those ready to ride the lithium train

As the Imperial Valley College full south end parking lot portended, the halls and lecture room were packed June 14 with professionals and others ready to glean knowledge and leads in the hot energy market in the Imperial County.
June 15, 2023

indieDwell Announces its First California Facility

President of indieDwell, Derek Henderson, today announced that indieDwell, an industry leader in the steel modular housing manufacturing sector, will invest over $2 million to establish its first California manufacturing facility in the City of Brawley.
June 9, 2023

Ford Finds California Lithium Source

Ford Motor Company and EnergySource Minerals (ESM) are joining the lithium business together. ESM will supply Ford with lithium hydroxide to produce lithium-ion battery cells for the car company’s electric vehicle (EV) line.
May 7, 2023

'Lithium Valley' may provide California with its next gold rush

The auto industry is introducing fleets of electric vehicles that will be powered by lithium-ion batteries and while the U.S. has massive quantities of lithium locked underground, companies have been slow to invest in mining and extraction. That's about to change. Lithium operations powered by clean energy are being developed in California, near the Salton Sea...
May 7, 2023

California’s Lithium Valley could power electric vehicle industry | 60 Minutes

As the U.S. auto industry goes green, companies are developing lithium extraction for batteries in California’s Imperial Valley. Bill Whitaker reports.