From the archive: Cobalt, lithium, copper … is metal supply a barrier for renewables and batteries?

Behind the steel and concrete, even the most familiar energy technologies
rely on extracting metals to deliver high performance. Those metals can be expensive to source, globally concentrated and in growing demand by competing industries. Are they a risk factor? Janet Wood investigated for New Power’s August 2014 edition.

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New Power issue 66 August 2014 metals

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