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The Big Cajole: Getting the West to Set Up a Non-Chinese Battery Supply

Thursday, December 1, 2022 • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Amid China’s domination of the electric vehicle and battery industries, the U.S. has resolved to build its own, independent battery supply chain, betting $125 billion on the largest industrial buildout since World War II. But how do you accomplish that when Americans largely don’t know how to make EV batteries or the components that go into them?

To hear the riveting inside story of how the U.S. is going about building a battery industry largely from scratch, we're excited to welcome Jigar Shah, director of the $40 billion EV and battery loan program in the U.S. Energy Department, to the next Live Chat With The Electric.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm PST
Zoom Webinar. Link to be sent prior to the event.

Jigar Shah
Director, Loan Programs Office,
U.S. Department of Energy

Steve LeVine
The Electric