Tesla secures Nevada lithium source via Pure Energy deal
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Pure Energy Minerals will supply lithium hydroxide to Tesla’s Gigafactory. The news follows speculation earlier this month that the electric vehicle producer would add a local producer to its growing supply portfolio, and has been welcomed by local politicians.
Pure Energy Minerals Ltd, a TSX-V-listed
lithium explorer, will provide lithium hydroxide to electric
vehicle (EV) market leader Tesla Inc. from its Clayton Valley
brine site in Nevada, US, pending clearance of a number of
The purchased hydroxide will be used by Tesla in its
Reno-based Gigafactory in the production...