Lithium: Powering the Green Revolution

Lithium is a rare metal and in indispensable component of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, one of the safest and most efficient energy storage technologies available today, used in everything from cellphones and power tools to electric cars and industrial-scale energy storage. Lithium is extracted mainly from rock (see Stria’s Pontax Advantage) or from liquid brine in underground aquifers.

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