Let's Talk! Podcast Series
February 15, 2023
Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain Database, with Dr. Ahmad Pesaran
Dr. Ahmad Pesaran from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, serves as the Chief Energy Storage Engineer for NREL’s Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Center. Dr. Pesaran highlights the contributions of national labs in the technological advancements of lithium-ion batteries and emphasizes the need to secure domestic supply of materials and manufacturing to meet the accelerating demands for electric vehicle batteries. He describes the Lithium-ion Battery Supply Chain Database that was developed to include North American companies involved in all aspects of the lithium-ion battery supply chain.