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Chile's Lithium Export Price Plunges

published 2019 年 06 月 11 日 13:47 | editor | category News
The export price of Chile's lithium carbonate has plunged to US$10,655 per ton on average, the lowest since last Nov. and down 17.6% year-on-year and 9% sequentially, according to Chilean customs. ...  more

Lithium Batteries Increasingly Used as UPSs in Datacenters Due to High Cost-Performance Ratio, Says TrendForce

published 2019 年 06 月 10 日 15:27 | editor | category Analysis
As the datacenter market continues to grow, UPS demand receives a boost. According to statistics by  EnergyTrend  , a division of  TrendForce  , sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries remain the most widely used UPSs for datacenters. Yet lithium batteries possess advantages such as a long lifespan, quick charge/discharge speeds and a small volume, and are poised to replace SLA batteries in the future. By 2019, lithium batteries comprise 12% of batteries used in datacenters. This percentage is predicted to grow to 16% in 2020. ...  more