India Hints At Developing Lithium From Lab To Reality

Union Minister of Mines and Coal Pralhad Joshi, in his recent reply made before the Lok Sabha, said that India has already made successful attempts to extract Lithium from the mineral concentrate on a laboratory scale. He also said that the country was able to develop technologies to utilize the Lithium sources present in the […]

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India Paves Way For Allowing Commercial Mining Of Lithium, Other Critical Minerals

The Union Cabinet is now reported to have approved amendments to the Mines and Minerals (Development) and Regulation) Act to pave the way to allow commercial mining of Lithium and other critical minerals in the country. This comes months after India discovered reserves of Lithium in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir and another […]

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Developing Countries Yet To Explore Critical Minerals: IRENA Report

A latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on critical minerals claims that several developing countries hosting critical mineral reserves are yet to explore them fully. The agency mentioned its latest findings on critical minerals in its report titled ‘Geopolitics of the Energy Transition’.  The report said that developing countries with higher reserves […]

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Chinese Firms Doubled Their Investments In Critical Minerals: IEA Report

A latest report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) claimed that companies in China doubled their investments in critical minerals in 2022. The report, released today, talked about the global landscape of demand and supply of critical minerals like Lithium, Cobalt and Nickel, among others. In its maiden report on the issue, titled “Critical Minerals Market […]

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Uber Flagship EV Product Uber Green Rolled Out at Mumbai Airport

Travel aggregator Uber Technologies has presented its flagship electric vehicle (EV) Uber Green in the city of Mumbai. Last month, the firm had made known its plans to make an addition of 25,000 electric cars to its platform. Towards this, it had forged partnerships with Lithium, Everest and Moove- firms that provide fleet. Uber said, […]

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Five Reasons EVs Will Deliver On Their Clean Promise

In Part 1 of this two-part series yesterday, we covered the various challenges to Electric Vehicles (EVs), especially regarding their green credentials. However, the EV juggernaut has only picked up speed in India, with the market leader, Tata Motors, which leads in the four-wheeler EV segment with their EV models-Tiago and Nexon is now all set to launch its […]

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EVs Face A Speed Breaker As Skeptics Gather Evidence Around Key Issues

The Delhi government recently announced Motor Vehicle Aggregator Policy, which mandates a shift to EVs for cab aggregators, besides other incentives for electric vehicles (EVs). The move has apparently caused a pause in the stock price of CNG supplier Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL). The plan mulls phase-wise conversion of commercial cab services, running primarily on […]

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Five Major Challenges India Can Face in Lithium Mining

In the latest development, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) indicated the presence of a large deposit of Lithium in the Degana region of Rajasthan’s Nagaur district. It is the second largest critical mineral discovery after the GSI discovered another significant source in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir in February this year. While […]

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Novalith Technologies Raises AU$23 Million to Revolutionise Lithium Production

Sydney based Novalith Technologies has raised AU$23 million in Series A funding with an objective to revolutionise the production of lithium for EV sector from sources. The company claims to be the creator of a novel lithium extraction process that will unlock vast resources and deliver them without the environmental toll of traditional approaches. Led […]

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