The Lithium Rush - A Potential Undersupply Creates A Flurry Of Activities

The Lithium Rush – A Potential Undersupply Creates A Flurry Of Activities

Summary Automotive and battery manufacturers continue to make headlines around electric vehicle plans. Lithium majors and juniors position themselves for future growth trends. A review of lithium carbonate demand and the potential shortfall in supply beyond 2020. Key considerations when investing in junior lithium exploration companies. In the past year the automotive industry has produced […]

European Spending On Energy Efficient Building Technologies In 2026 To Near $112 Billion

European Spending On Energy Efficient Building Technologies In 2026 To Near $112 Billion

Already a global leader in building sustainability legislation and initiatives, the European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 billion in 2017 to $111.9 billion in 2026. A new report from Navigant Research examining the market for energy efficient building technologies in Western and Eastern Europe was published last week, […]

Electric Car Makers Have an Africa Problem

Electric Car Makers Have an Africa Problem

Volkswagen’s recent failure to lock in the price of cobalt for five years points to a serious problem with the optimistic projections of an electric vehicle revolution. These projections are based on gradually declining battery prices, but the scarcity of certain minerals and their concentration in politically unstable countries may interfere with that dynamic. The […]