27 min

Batteries Not Included Why It Matters

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The world is moving toward electric vehicles and clean energy, but a green future doesn’t depend on wind turbines, solar panels, and Teslas alone. It will also require a vast supply of advanced batteries. As a result, global demand for lithium—an essential battery ingredient—is outpacing supply, with the gap expected to grow in the years to come.

 

Featured Guests: 

Frank Fannon (Managing Director, Fannon Global Advisors)

Vijay Vaitheeswaran (Global Energy & Climate Innovation Editor, The Economist)

 

For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at: https://www.cfr.org/podcasts/batteries-not-included

The world is moving toward electric vehicles and clean energy, but a green future doesn’t depend on wind turbines, solar panels, and Teslas alone. It will also require a vast supply of advanced batteries. As a result, global demand for lithium—an essential battery ingredient—is outpacing supply, with the gap expected to grow in the years to come.

 

Featured Guests: 

Frank Fannon (Managing Director, Fannon Global Advisors)

Vijay Vaitheeswaran (Global Energy & Climate Innovation Editor, The Economist)

 

For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at: https://www.cfr.org/podcasts/batteries-not-included

27 min

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