Tesla’s Nevada plan to produce lithium from clay faces stark obstacles on path to production

//Tesla’s Nevada plan to produce lithium from clay faces stark obstacles on path to production

Tesla’s Nevada plan to produce lithium from clay faces stark obstacles on path to production

Tesla’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset, including an onerous permitting process, uncertain access to water and questions about unproven methodologies.Chief executive officer Elon Musk told shareholders on Tuesday that Tesla has secured rights to 10,000 acres in Nevada where it aims to produce lithium from clay deposits using a process developed internally.The move would make Tesla the first company in…

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