Battery Shock: the brewing battle for Nickel Supplies

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By: Sakthi Prasad, Content Manager

19 April, 2018

Battery Shock: the brewing battle for Nickel Supplies
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In collaboration with Anjani Menon and Srivatsan Govindarajan

This is part 2 of our series on clean tech metals. Part 1 focused on Lithium: please click here to view the infographic.

Class 1 Nickel is used as a Cathode in new generation batteries deployed in electric vehicles (EVs). With the growth of EVs, supply shortage is expected in the Class 1 Nickel market.  Stainless steel producers may have to compete with battery makers for supplies of Class 1 Nickel.