Lithium Valley Clean Tech Strategy Development Consortium
* 2023 Tech Hubs Strategy Development Grant Recipient
Lead Agency: University of California, Riverside
State Served: California
Applicant-Defined Region: El Centro and Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSAs with strategic partners from San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad MSA
Core Technology Area: lithium battery supply chain and recycling
The Lithium Valley Clean Tech Strategy Development Consortium will develop the regional coalition and strategic framework to further develop and implement direct lithium extraction from regional lithium brine deposits, contributing to a sustainable, inclusive, advanced-energy ecosystem in Southern California and securing the national lithium-based energy supply chain.