Critical solar metal now produced in US
Tellurium being recovered at Kennecott copper mine in Utah Metal Tech News - May 13, 2022
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:05pm
As part of a wider initiative to recover critical minerals as byproducts at its current mining operations, Rio Tinto is now producing the tellurium used in thin-film photovoltaic solar panels at its Kennecott copper operation in Utah.
"We are proud to deliver a new domestic supply of tellurium to support the manufacturing of solar panels and other critical equipment here in the United States,"...