Battery supply chain challenges cause delays to projects across the continent

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Issue 466 - 01 Aug 2022 - By Dan Marks | 11 minute read

The global supply chain for lithium batteries is facing unprecedented challenges in the face of huge demand from electric vehicles and big spending from purchasers in wealthier markets. Compounded by supply bottlenecks, African projects face months and possibly years more of delay and price hikes, although the capacity of battery storage power projects should eventually start to climb from their very low level now.

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