Pick up a newspaper and it’s more likely than not you’ll see a mention of lithium’s role in electric vehicles and, increasingly, energy storage. These batteries serve valuable purposes, but what you don’t see mentioned are the limitations of the applications of lithium batteries: insecure supply chains, risky flammability, and inadequate recyclability. It’s not a matter of “if”, but “when” all the complements and alternatives to lithium gain the prominence they deserve. It’s time to bank on zinc’s promising role in the energy systems of the future.
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