Raw materials



After last week's Bolivia lithium mining deal, how important are rare earth batteries in energy storage? The Uyuni salt lake, location of most Bolivian lithium reserves.

A material threat to energy storage?

French moves to secure a deal on Bolivian lithium supplies last week again underscored the importance of raw materials in the commercialisation of energy storage. An agreement on lithium production was one of four letters…



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Buried lithium sought in Nevada

Essential for much of energy storage as we currently know it, lithium is a prized metal indeed. And Great American Energy is hoping to find vast quantities of the stuff beneath Big Smokey Valley in Nevada, USA.