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A round Graphite Creek

Graphite One focuses on forming battery-grade graphite from Alaska deposit


Last updated 1/26/2018 at 8:52am

Tesla Inc.

The rising popularity of electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products are increasing the demand for graphite, which is used as an anode material in the lithium-ion batteries that power them.

Tesla Motors is on the cusp of unveiling its Model 3, an affordable mid-size sedan that is the key to the company's goal of producing 500,000 all-electric vehicles per year by 2017 – welcome news for those who want to own a Tesla but can't afford the two more luxurious models released by the company.

A half-million Teslas rolling off of assembly-lines each year also could be good news for Gr...

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