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By Shane Lasley
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Lithium-ion batteries revolutionize energy

Skyrockets demand for lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – January 8, 2020

 

Last updated 7/1/2022 at 12:08pm

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Lithium-ion batteries are revolutionizing the way the world sources and uses energy. The rapid expansion of this electric storage technology, however, is putting strains on global supplies of the lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel.

The advent of the lithium-ion battery at the close of the 20th century has dramatically changed how we live, work and play. This revolutionary transformation, which began by allowing us to put our phones in our pockets and computers under our arms, has expanded to almost every facet of our life – from robot vacuums dutifully keeping our floors clean to zero-emission cars travelling our highwa...



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