Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) released two publications, The 100-Day Review of Advanced Batteries and The National Blueprint for Lithium Batteries 2021-2030.

AST’s Julie Francis, Program Manager played a critical role played a critical role in writing, strategic planning, and coordinating multi-agency teams for this effort.

The 100-Day Review of Advanced Batteries outlines key findings which was directed under Executive Order (E.O.) 14017 “America’s Supply Chains”. This review evaluates the supply chain susceptibilities across four key products: semiconductor manufacturing and advanced packaging; large capacity batteries, like those for electric vehicles; critical minerals and materials; and pharmaceuticals a

nd advanced pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Click below to access the 100-Day Review under Executive Order 14017.

The National Blueprint for Lithium Batteries, developed by the Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries (FCAB), provides a comprehensive approach to accelerate the development of a robust, secure, and healthy domestic research and industrial base for lithium-based batteries.  

This outline delivers five goals and actions that will be used as a guide for federal agency collaboration in helping to secure economic competitiveness as well as helping to create good-paying jobs for American workers, all while supporting the Administration’s decarbonization goals.  Click below to access The National Blueprint for Lithium Batteries.

This is just another great example of how #TeamAST works to #empower its customers and assist in fulfilling the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), which supports high impact projects that can significantly advance its mission to develop more energy efficient and environmentally friendly highway transportation technologies that enable America to use less petroleum.

Great job Julie and team! Keep up the awesome work!


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