Advanced energy, technology fuel demand for silver

Posted on December 15, 2011 by Minerals Make Life

Last year, a record 242.9 million ounces of silver were needed to meet global demand of the metal for electrical and electronics uses, and 47 million ounces were utilized in thick-film PV solar modules. Vital to a range of new technologies, silver’s industrial demand could reach a record 665.9 million ounces in 2015.

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