GW Engineering Team Scores First Department of Energy Award for Green Lithium Extraction

December 7, 2023

Xitong Liu in his GW Engineering laboratory in 2021

William Atkins/GW Today

In the article "GW Engineering Team Wins $500,000 Department of Energy Award for Green Lithium Extraction," GW Today reported that for its new technology that extracts lithium from geothermal wastewater, Ellexco was one of three winners of the U.S. Department of Energy’s first-ever American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize! Ellexco is a research team led by Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Xitong Liu.

Here is an excerpt from the article: “We were really honored to be recognized by the Department of Energy, and we hope we can use this opportunity to further improve our technology,” said Liu.

Read the full article on GW Today.