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By Shane Lasley
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Gridlock could delay clean energy future

A dearth of reliable, affordable energy minerals may lengthen the timeline, increase the costs of global climate ambitions Metal Tech News – May 25, 2022

 

Last updated 7/1/2022 at 12:06pm

Robot arms build electric vehicles on a futuristic auto assembly line.

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A shortage of minerals and metals threatens to slow production and drive up the costs of electric vehicles.

The International Energy Agency warns that traffic jams threaten the clean energy future. Not on global highways congested with electric vehicles, nor in lines of these EVs waiting to top off their batteries with low-carbon electricity at charging stations. Instead, this gridlock is more likely to happen in automotive and battery factories that cannot find plentiful and affordable supplies of t...



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