Miner Orocobre signs lithium supply MoU with Toyota-Panasonic JV

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Thursday, 03 September 2020

Orocobre has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Prime Planet Energy Solutions (PPES) for the long-term supply of battery-grade lithium carbonate and hydroxide, the Australia-based lithium miner said on Friday August 28.

The MoU entails the supply of as much as 30,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE), starting from 2021, for use in PPES’ battery production supply chain. PPES is a joint venture between Japanese giants Toyota and Panasonic to make batteries for the automotive industry.

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