Distribution of Lithium, a challenge

Electric vehicles

Almost all is written about the impact of the electric vehicles on our lives and how the trend of the consumer, the industry and the governments are doing around it.

Once you go in deep, this new industry generates bottlelnecks that are opportunities to the people and companies working around the electric vehicle industry. The batteries are the core component of them and the lithium the main component of the batteries (graphite and cobalt could also been seen as examples).

Lithium extraction and distribution

Lithium is not a problem itslef, there is identified 40 million tonnes of lithium resources , the problem is to extract it and obtain as much as possible. Here there is an example of a company (Lilac Solutions) I found that is competing to improve the way the process is performed. This picture helped me a lot to understand the challenge: