Tesla pulls the trigger on nickel with BHP
BHP (ASX/LSE:BHP) has snagged Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) as an offtake partner for its Nickel West operations in Western Australia. While the size of the offtake deal has not been confirmed, Nickel West is a substantial producer with 89Kt of production over the last 12 months. It probably shouldn’t be a surprise that BHP has announced that it would build two solar farms and a battery storage system to support the Nickel West operations, displacing power currently supplied by diesel and gas turbines. There is no doubt that Tesla would have been insistent that its nickel partner ticked all of its sustainability...