China Has Discovered a Source of “Infinite Energy”… The U.S. Should Steal It

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted October 25, 2018 at 8:00PM

Remember all the hype surrounding Elon Musk’s “Gigafactory?”

It's the massive battery plant in Nevada that was built to fuel the electric car boom. Elon Musk, being the showman that he is, promoted the hell out of it.

Well, have you ever heard of Rongke Power’s “Gigafactory?”

In Dalian, China?

No?

That’s weird, because it’s the world’s largest battery site. With a 200-megawatt, 800-megawatt-hour storage station, it covers an area equal to 20 soccer fields.

So why haven’t most people heard of it?

Because China doesn’t brag about its success stories. It doesn’t need to wow investors into opening their checkbooks or convince the government to permit certain practices. So there’s no need for flamboyant entrepreneurs like Musk to generate splashy headlines.

China is a country where a single party has an iron grip on power, and it uses that ruthless authority to gain any advantage it can. And it keeps everything close to its vest.

That’s why it doesn’t talk about Rongke Power’s drive for “infinite energy” — a source of power that is limitless; a battery that doesn’t die.

Though, that’s exactly what it has.

In fact, it has tons of them.

And they aren’t made with lithium, they’re made with something else…

Vanadium.

These futuristic forever batteries are called vanadium redox-flow batteries (VRFB). They’ve been around for decades, but only recently have they been adopted for large-scale power storage.

Of course, now that the cat’s out of the bag, so to speak, they’re set to take over the world.

And it all starts with China — the world’s biggest vanadium producer and consumer.

China produces more than half of the world’s vanadium, with 7,000 tonnes set to pour into batteries alone every single year. And that’s on top of the 10,000 tonnes earmarked for high-tensile steel.

The problem here, obviously, is that with demand for vanadium rapidly rising, China is poised to drastically reduce its export.

That’s some really bad news, since America currently has NO producing vanadium mines.

There is, however, a deposit. And a large one at that.

Conveniently located just 250 miles east of Elon Musk’s Nevada gigafactory, there’s a deposit that holds over 80,000 tonnes of vanadium.

Better still, the Trump administration has moved to fast-track its development.

In December of last year, Trump himself issued a series of executive orders that streamlined the permitting process for strategic minerals, including vanadium.

And just recently, the Bureau of Land Management selected this vanadium project for fast-track permitting as part of a Trump initiative to bring more domestic resources online faster.

As a result, the small company that owns the rights to the deposit has suddenly found itself in line for a major windfall. Yes, this tiny, $0.30 company is set to become the owner of North America’s first and only primary vanadium mine.

It’s an incredible story and you can read more about it here.

The research was headed up by our own Nick Hodge, who went out and saw the whole project for himself.

It’s definitely worth your time, as it could hand you an easy gain of 3,900%.

So check the full report out here, if you haven’t already.

Fight on,

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Jason Simpkins is Assistant Managing Editor of the Outsider Club and Investment Director of The Wealth Warrior, a financial advisory focused on security companies and defense contractors. For more on Jason, check out his editor's page. 

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