Which key minerals power the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles?
Batteries accounted for 74% of lithium consumption in 2021, up from 23% in 2010.
Will the clean energy transition create jobs, or will jobs be lost? Here is projected employment growth in clean energy and related sectors to 2030.
What makes up the cost of a lithium-ion cell?
Global energy transition investment hit $755 billion in 2021. This chart ranks the top 10 countries by energy transition investment.
This chart tracks the history of lithium prices, which surged 497% in 2021 to reach a record high.
Metals mostly provided positive returns in 2021, with lithium and other industrial metals leading the charge while gold and silver slumped.
Nickel has emerged as an important battery metal, and these ten nickel mining companies are producing the nickel needed for EV batteries.
In 2020, China produced 59% of natural graphite and over 80% of battery anode material. Here's a look at the graphite supply problem.
With a rich history of mining, Peru plays a vital role in supplying the world with silver for clean energy technologies and electrification.