05 August 2021 - CATL's sodium ion batteries are entering the market in 2023. They could become more competitive than lithium-based solutions.
29 July 2021 - Hundreds of people protested in Loznica in western Serbia as the local assembly was adopting the spatial plan for Rio Tinto's lithium project
28 July 2021 - Rio Tinto keeps buying land in Serbia and getting permits for a lithium mine after the investment decision, but there is no environmental impact study
16 June 2021 - Vladimir Stevanović has told Balkan Green Energy News that there is no doubt that the mine would cause more harm than good.
07 June 2021 - Vučić hinted at holding a local referendum on letting Rio Tinto mine lithium. Activist Marija Alimpić said 36 families already sold their properties and left.
05 May 2021 - A major lithium project in Portugal may soon be scrapped, but another firm is making progress in the same region. The EU needs a steady and environmentally acceptable supply.
13 April 2021 - Jadar Lithium is due to start geological research on April 17. The residents of nine Požega villages are against drilling for lithium.
01 December 2020 - CZŽS from BiH asked the state to determine the transboundary environmental impact of the lithium exploitation and processing project in Serbia
06 November 2020 - When the state has no control over the implementation of its own environmental protection laws, then citizens are forced to protect water, land, and air.