Ecotricity seals 10-year agreement to take geothermal power from Cornish plant

The PPA will see a minimum of 3MW of baseload electricity power the equivalent of 10,000 homes every year

Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land

Not such a waste! Orange peel could help recycle batteries say boffins

The research of scientists from Nanyang Technological University Singapore aims to address food and e-waste challenges

‘Globally significant’ lithium resources found in Cornwall’s geothermal waters

Cornish Lithium says geothermal waters in the south-west of the UK contain some of the world’s highest grades of lithium

British Lithium Limited awarded £500k of government funding for hard rock lithium extraction

Lithium is a highly reactive metal used in batteries, for which demand has soared as sales of zero emission vehicles increased by nearly 160% in 2020 so far

Government backs ‘Europe’s first’ geothermal lithium recovery plant in Cornwall

The project aims to help the area become the principal lithium battery hub for the UK

Rio Tinto backs lithium project with $200m funding

The project is expected to produce vital ingredients for lithium batteries for EVs and energy storage facilities

Energy storage systems market ‘to reach $500bn by 2025’

A new report from Global Market Insights predicts the sector will grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 6% over the next several years

Cobalt production ‘must nearly double to enable required EV growth’

A letter delivered to the Committee on Climate Change suggests this will be essential in allowing the UK to meet its 2050 climate targets

Lithium mine in Nevada could provide ‘quarter of global supply’

Lithium Americas says it has huge plans to develop the McDermitt Caldera

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