EC adds lithium to critical raw materials list amid transition to 'green' economy
Published: Friday, 04 September 2020
The European Commission unveiled an updated list of critical raw materials on Thursday September 3 that it aims to secure the supply of while avoiding over-dependence on third countries, alongside an action plan to create domestic supply chains for raw materials.
Lithium, a material that is critical for the shift to a
greener economy, has been added to this list for the first
Lithium is a key element in the manufacturing of batteries
that power electric vehicles (EV) and energy storage systems
The move comes while the European Union...