Demand for battery metals to jump 500% by 2050

MINEX Forum | May 12, 2020
img0 Production of battery metals such as graphite, lithium and cobalt will have to increase by nearly 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies, the World Bank reported Monday. According to the global lender, over 3 billion tonnes of minerals and metals will be needed to deploy wind, solar and geothermal power, ...