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New South African Lithium-Ion Cell Mega-Factory, Plans For 32 GWh/Year By 2028

February 9th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

The battery storage market in South Africa is expected to grow significantly going forward as companies and homes look to cushion themselves from ongoing electricity blackouts. Eskom, the stated-owned utility company, has been battling to keep the lights on during peak demand hours. Electricity blackouts are expected for at least another 18 months according to some reports


Supply Risks for 16 Materials Key to Clean Energy Technologies

December 29th, 2011 | by Andrew

Rare earth metals and other raw materials are critical to continuing the transition to a clean energy economy. In its "2011 Critical Materials" report, the DOE identifies and assesses the importance of 16 key clean energy raw materials and plots them against supply risk over short and medium-term scenarios



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