The path to half a terrawatt: An extensive review of the whole lithium ion supply chain, from mine to market. What raw material will be needed and by when?
The lithium ion battery industry is going through a renaissance period with billions of dollars being committed to expanding production capacity. Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has tracked at least 12 lithium ion battery megafactories that are being constructed today.
These are lithium ion cell manufacturing facilities that have multi-gigawatt hour production capabilities, a step change from the megawatt scale level the industry operates at today. The construction of the . . .