US grants Chemetall lithium $28m.

By Simon Moores
Published: Thursday, 13 August 2009

Silver Peak to upgrade & expand as USA ramps up to next-gen battery production

The only lithium carbonate producer on US soil, Chemetall Foote Corp. has been awarded $28.4m. by the US government to expand and upgrade its Silver Peak brine operation in Nevada.

The funding to the Chemetall GmbH subsidiary is part of a $2,400m. investment by the US Department of Energy...

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