Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A material change: lithium production back to the United States to bring

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
From 1980 to 2009, global demand has tripled to lithium. This metal is a key material in a number of growing industries, including advanced automotive batteries and electronics. But more specifically, lithium-ion batteries are an essential part of electric cars and other batteries for consumer electronics and used the plug-in electric vehicles on the market today to produce. These batteries have also help a great impact on energy storage infrastructure in the integration of renewable energy sources into the power grid.

After production of the lithium in the early 1990s years world leader, America imported most of its lithium materials and mixtures from South America now.

The Energy Department hopes to bring million federal investment in the communities of Silver Peak, Nevada and Kings mountain (North Carolina) back to the United States with $28,40 on lithium-production lead. Read the complete story in the power blog.

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