The latest company and industry news from Kess Energy
Growing Interest in Exploration
The global demand for lithium is growing rapidly, as the metal is used in the production of electric vehicles and other battery technologies.
Kess sustainability review
Multiple companies in Brazil are developing innovative ways to extract and process lithium in a more environmentally friendly way.
Chinese investment increases for Kess
The growing investment presence in the lithium market for Kess Energy in Brazil from China has grown over the past year.
How the lithium usecase is more than EV batterys
Lithium is often thought of as the metallic component that is used in electronic vehicle and device batteries but there is another side to this rare earth material.
Brazilian state wants more lithium investors
Brazil, one of the world's top iron ore-producing states, is hoping to attract investors to its lithium supplies.
Mining and production Q1 2023
Resource drilling at the project in Soledade, Brazil continues to deliver substantial results in comparison to previous exploration projects.
Lithium-air battery research
Researchers are making significant progress in the development of stable and practical electrolytes for lithium-oxygen batteries.
Kess Energy acquire exploration licences
Kess Energy is pleased to update shareholders on the acquisition of 16 exploration license application areas in North east Brazil.
Research into higher lithium extraction yield.
Kess Energy latest research results highlight improvements in the production of lithium concentrate at its projects in Brazil.
Brazil attracts investors for lithium.
Brazil has relaxed export rules in an attempt to attract investments into the Brazilian lithium sector from Europe and Asian countries.
Maintaining our sustainability.
New research from the Kess Energy research department comprehensively looks into the green energy transition in lithium mining.
Kess Energy appoints new R&D expert.
Kess Energy welcomes Christina Rodriguez as its new Head of research and development team that is focused on the improvement of the ecological challenges.
Kess Energy acquires new lithium contracts
Kess Energy is pleased to announce that it has acquired four lithium mineral rights totalling 1524.25 hectares owned by private individuals and corporations.
Supply agreement with raw materials firm.
Kess Energy has plans to launch Brazil's first lithium hydroxide plant has moved closer to signing a key supply deal with raw materials trader Ceara Minerals.
Research into recycable lithium-ion battery.
Kess Energy researchers have developed an inexpensive, sustainable way to make new batteries from used ones and have ramped up development to scale up the innovation.
Kess Energy plans lithium production plant.
Kess Energy is very pleased to announce that it has finalised plans to undertake detailed engineering for a lithium machinery plant to be located in as primary asset location.
Supply squeeze pushing lithium price higher
Lithium has hit the ground running in 2022 with a fresh price spike that hands electric-vehicle makers more warning of even sharper cost pressures due to supply squeeze.
Kess Energy sets sights on mineral bounty
There is huge potential for the Kess Energy flagship Soledade project, which is relatively untouched and spanning 125km2 of ground in the northern Brazilian state of Ceara .
Kess Energy aquire lithium licences, Brazil
Kess Energy is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding asset purchase agreement dated June 13, 2022 aiming to acquire a 100% ownership of two further mines.
Global pact to secure lithium & Minerals
The United States, Canada and other countries have established a new partnership aimed at securing the supply of critical minerals, which are essential for clean energy and other technologies.
Lithium battery charges 60% in 5mins
A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in China has successfully managed to increase the speed of charging a lithium-ion battery to a rate of 5.6 minutes for a 60% charge.
New technology helps the world go green.
Global automakers, mining companies and investors are pouring millions of dollars into DLE companies, betting they can supply the bulk of the lithium needed to power the electric vehicle revolution.
Rivian Autos talks move to lithium batteries.
Electric vehicle maker Rivian plans to use new types of battery cells in its electric trucks, delivery vans and SUVs the company said. These include cells made with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) chemistry.
Global lithium production record high
Global mined lithium production hit a record high in 2021 of 100,000 tonnes (excluding the US), a 21% increase over 2020 (82,500 tonnes), according to preliminary data released by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
Supply squeeze risks are pushing lithium
Lithium has burst into 2022 with a fresh price spike. Supplies of the mainstay battery material face a series of near-term risks that threaten deeper shortages just as demand accelerates with rising global EV adoption.