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Li-ion batteries and the years ahead

By Martim Facada
Published: Thursday, 22 February 2018

Lithium-ion batteries are set to lead the decarbonization of the world’s economy after a technological revolution in recent years. Martim Facada looks at the evolution of the battery industry and its relationship with the most critical raw materials: lithium, cobalt, nickel and graphite.

Sparked off by the Tesla effect and Elon Musk’s ambition to replace the world’s internal combustion engines (ICEs) with electric vehicles (EVs), the EV industry has experienced unexpected yet rapid growth over the past three years. ...

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