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Plenty of Salton Sea lithium for US EVs

Domestic extraction with geothermal energy doubles appeal Metal Tech News - November 30, 2023

The Salton Sea geothermal reservoir in Southern California could produce up to 3.4 million metric tons of lithium, which is plenty to make batteries for enough electric vehicles to replace all cars currently on U.S. highways, according to a comprehensive analysis carried out by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The analysis, funded by the Geothermal Technologies Office and conducted by DOE's Lawrence...


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