Canada, a leader in clean tech, targets 2035 for a decarbonized grid, with over 80% power from non-emitting sources. The nation’s critical lithium reserves, 6th largest globally, fuel this ambition.
A $4 billion investment in the 2022 Canadian Critical Minerals Strategy aims to boost domestic refining and mining, reducing lithium imports. Lithium, vital for lightweight, high-capacity batteries, currently faces a bottleneck with 60% refining in China.
Vancouver emerges as a cleantech hub, offering an eco-friendly refining method. Canada eyes global leadership in lithium, leveraging abundant resources and skilled workforce.
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