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Lithium battery partnership ignited between Warwick University and Bolivia

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The post Lithium battery partnership ignited between Warwick University and Bolivia appeared first on Innovation News Network. The University of Warwick is partnering with the Bolivian Government to advance lithium battery technologies.

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CATL will build two lithium extraction plants in Bolivia

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It was as early as this January that a CATL-led consortium and Bolivia have reached an agreement for the development of lithium in the country. The government-led Yasimientos de Litio Bolivianos has signed this agreement with the consortium to jointly exploit, refine, process, and market lithium resources on January 20.

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Bolivia chooses ACI Systems as strategic partner to industrialize lithium deposits

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Salar de Uyuni in the Andes in southwestern Bolivia is the world’s largest salt flat (10,582 km 2 / 4,086 mi 2 ) and holds the. Despite this, and other early work, the lithium desposit in Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is currently largely untouched. the raw material to the finished product, in which Bolivia has a majority.

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Bolivian government promoting jatropha cultivation for biodiesel production

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Bolivia President Luis Arce said that the national government has a strategy to promote the cultivation of jatropha, a plant from which the oil is extracted to serve as a raw material for biodiesel production. The natural resources, the geography we have, helps us to think about being large producers of biofuels (.) —President Arce.

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Bolivia and ACISA found joint venture to extract and industrialize lithium from residual brine; €300M investment

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There is a plan to establish a further joint venture to manufacture cathode material and battery systems in Bolivia and Germany. Bolivia holds 51% of the shares in the JV through YLB. The start of production of lithium as a raw material is scheduled for the second half of 2021.

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Start-Up MOBI LATAM partners with EnergyX to develop Bolivian domestic lithium battery supply chain

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Bolivia is lithium-rich; the USGS estimates identified lithium reserves in the country to be 21 million tons—ahead of Argentina and Chile, the other members of the “lithium triangle”. However, Bolivia is production-poor; Chile and Argentina are top global producers, but Bolivia has yet to produce the mineral in commercial quantities.

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President of Mexico nationalizes lithium

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World leaders Bolivia, Argentina and Chile hold 21Mt, 19Mt and 9.8Mt. Oil and lithium belong to the nation, they belong to the people of Mexico, to you, to all those who live in this region of Sonora, to all Mexicans. —President Obrador The US Geological Survey USGS) ranks Mexico ninth globally for lithium resources, at 1.7Mt.

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