Canada Committing to Electric Vehicle Industry
Source: Lithium Investing News, Dave Brown (8/24/11)
"Canada is creating the framework for programs that further electric vehicle initiatives, especially those which support potential lithium-ion battery recycling."
Canada is demonstrating a commitment to the lithium industry by creating the framework for programs that support electric vehicle initiatives with further support for the potential of recycling of lithium ion batteries. Earlier this month the Canadian Federal government launched an ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative which will invest $97 million in research, development and demonstration projects for clean energy technologies.
The initiative is primarily to advance energy technologies that use energy in a more efficient way by focusing on research, development and demonstration in five vital areas: research and development of electric vehicles; energy efficiency in transportation, buildings, communities and industry; clean electricity and renewables; bioenergy; and unconventional oil and gas. . .View full article