Don’t forget phosphate – Hotter on metals

For the past few years, the ambition of electrifying transportation and energy storage while reducing emissions to net-zero has focused on securing the critical raw materials like lithium, cobalt, nickel, copper and aluminium that are necessary to achieve these goals.

But governments, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), battery makers and the metals and mining industry have been overlooking one key mineral: phosphate.

It’s the ‘p’ in the lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) batteries that...


Andrea Hotter

March 07, 2023

16:31 GMT

New York