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Battery Boom for Electric Cars, Trucks and Half the Grid by 2040

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Brian Wang is a business-oriented futurist, speaker and author of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is the sole author and writer of, a science-focused news site that...

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Tesla Battery Day had the goal of the world producing 20 TWh per year of low cost, high energy density batteries. Reaching this goal would enable all new cars, buses, and trucks to be electric and it allows solar and wind power to provide around half of the energy supply. IEA (International Energy Agency) have projections of these kinds of goals in 2070-2080. The Bloomberg New Energy Fund is far more optimistic than the IEA. In 2018, the BloombergNEF Vehicle Outlook for 2030 was for sales of electric cars to be 28% and 84% of electric buses of annual new

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