PDAC 2015: Battery demand drivers disputed; purity and processing efficiency is key

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Wednesday, 04 March 2015

Although attendees at PDAC disagreed on whether EV or grid storage demand would emerge first to drive battery growth, there was all round agreement that product value will lie in processing technology and increasing purity

Grid energy storage solutions are likely to outstrip electric vehicles (EVs) as the largest lithium demand growth driver in the short term, Julien Davy, Stria Lithium’s COO, told IM at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2015 conference in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday.
"The grid energy storage solutions...

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