Canada Government Delivers Massive Green Investment in Budget to Compete with US

The Candian government has delivered a massive boost to green investment and subsidies with a $C80 billion investment. The investment includes massive tax credits for clean technology over the next decade, including C$25 billion for investments in clean electricity. The plan is being compared to the US Inflation Reduction Act […]

US to Announce Electric Vehicle Subsidy Rules, Major Implications for Non-US Manufacturers

This week the United States Treasury Department will announce new rules for major subsidies for Americans purchasing electric vehicles, or EVs. US media reports a tax credit of US$7,500 is on offer for new EV purchases, under criteria which will ensure the sustainability of the North America car manufacturing sector. […]

Europe Desperate for More Lithium to Secure Car Manufacturing Targets

Europe is desperate for sources of lithium, as the EV vehicle industry clammers for supply. According to Bloomberg today, Europe currently imports 100% of its lithium from abroad and there’s a need to secure supply as quickly as possible to keep up with demand. As European regulators pass laws to […]

US companies incentivised to buy up Australian lithium and other battery minerals mines – MinRes

Lithium and iron ore mining magnate Chris Ellison is urging the Australian government to do more for the battery metals industry, suggesting US companies are being incentivised by the US government to buy up local lithium and battery metals mines in Aus. The Financial Review reports Mr Ellison, Chairman of […]

Renewable Energy Boom: Australia Investors Record Levels

Record levels of renewable energy investment is underway in Australia, as government and other major institutions place billions in new commitments. The Guardian reported this week financial commitments to renewables and storage totaled A$4.29bn in the December quarter, a 10-fold increase on the previous three months. “Australia is deploying new […]