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Supercharging battery metals

Posted on 31 Oct 2018

As more and more electric vehicles take to our roads, and more and more renewable energy flows into our energy mix, battery technologies become more crucial.

The electric vehicle market is predicted to grow 10-fold by 2030 and 50-fold by 2050.

So, as the demand for battery technology increases so too does the demand for the raw materials that go into them.

As a country rich in natural resources, Australia is well placed to jump on growth in battery metals.

Raw materials such as lithium, cobalt, nickel and vanadium are Australian commodities which are becoming more and more sought after.

Innovation offers a way to add greater value to these resources.

For example, increasing the quality or purity of the end product or producing the metals in a way that’s more environmentally-friendly.

For the full story, go to Csiro

Source: Csiro


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