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Development agency Corfo met with companies including Samsung SDI and Umicore SA in Europe during a recent roadshow on lithium, another key component of electric-car batteries.
The problem comes with the most popular type of battery today: lithium-ion.
The site manager unlocks the front panel and swings the door open to reveal lithium-ion battery cells stacked like cafeteria trays.
Lithium-ion batteries rely on cobalt, and using that element comes with a human cost.
Since 2010, the average cost of lithium-ion battery packs has plunged by two-thirds, to around $300 per kilowatt-hour.
Lithium-ion pack maker Leclanche SA recently got its 4.3-megawatt maritime battery approved by DNV GL, clearing the way for the market to grow.
Not including labor, the cost in materials to develop the device was $500, which largely covered a lithium battery to provide an independent power source.
Toyota still uses nickel-metal hydride batteries rather than the more expensive lithium-ion cells.
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