Powering the Future: Lithium Royalty Taxation and the Renewable Energy Revolution – A Legal and Economic Comparison of Western Australia and Quebec

This article contrasts lithium royalty systems in Western Australia (WA) and Quebec, emphasizing royalty taxation as a significant cost. It contrasts Quebec’s efficient, long-term economic approach against WA’s less competitive regime, mitigated by high lithium demand. The article suggests that Quebec’s model is a viable blueprint for sustainable royalty taxation.