In 1817, Swedish chemist Johan August Arfvedson discovered that petalite contained a previously unknown element. He wasn't able to isolate the metal entirely, but did isolate one of its salts. The name, lithium, is from "lithos," the Greek for "stone."
Current cycling demonstrates minimal linear fade reaching over 2500 full 100% charge and discharge cycles to 80% rated capacity.
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We talked to Simon Moores, Managing Director at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence , who explained that Tesla isn’t alone or unique in its ambitions to build lithium-ion batteries at scale: