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How an Aussie miner and American tech company plan to extract lithium quickly in Argentina

“Lilac dramatically decreases the volumes of reagents that need to be trucked in, so we can unlock resources in remote locations. On top of this, our technology is modular so the physical footprint of our facilities is approximately 1,000 times smaller than conventional lithium brine projects using evaporation ponds”

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Lilac Solutions featured in CleanTechnica

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Yes, There Will Be Plenty Of Lithium For Energy Storage

“The energy storage sector has been growing robustly, despite some concerns about the global supply chain for one key material, lithium. Well, that question could soon be moot. The California-based startup Lilac Solutions has just received a major financial boost for an innovative, low-impact method for extracting lithium from abundant brines around the globe.”

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Lilac Solutions featured in Greentech Media

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Lilac Solutions Aims to Get Battery Costs Below $80 per Kilowatt-Hour

The startup claims its extraction process can halve the cost of the lithium material used in EV batteries.

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Story picked up by the Spanish language publication El Periódico de la Energía. Read the related article in Spanish here.

Lilac Solutions featured in EL PAÍS Retina


Sustainable Transport: A jam in lithium supply puts the brakes on the electric car

New methods are needed to extract and process more quickly, cheaply, efficiently and ecologically the metal with which electric vehicle batteries are manufactured

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Lilac Solutions Profiled in Fast Company as a "World Changing Idea"



Current methods of extracting the element–the key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries–destroy landscapes and take two years to complete. The startup Lilac says it has developed a new process that’s both much faster and more sustainable.

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Northwestern's Institute for Sustainability and Energy Covers Lilac's SBIR Award

Sustainable Lithium Extraction Startup Wins SBIR Award

When you picture the quickest street-legal car in the world, you probably envision something along the lines of a gasoline-fueled Ferrari or Lamborghini. But this February an unexpected contender set a new world record—Tesla’s all-electric Model S P100D jumped from zero to 60mph in just 2.28 seconds. The news couldn’t have come at a better time for Dave Snydacker. His company Lilac Solutions, which addresses the growing demand for the lithium raw materials used in lithium-ion batteries, recently received a highly-competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)...

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