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By Shane Lasley
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Graphite One advances US supply vision

Collects data for Alaska mine, battery-grade graphite plant North of 60 Mining News – June 4, 2021

 

Last updated 7/29/2021 at 3:33pm

Graphite One Alaska mine battery-grade graphite plant Creek U.S. supply chain

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Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada is estimated to need nearly 40,000 metric tons of graphite anode material to produce 35 GWh of lithium-ion battery storage capacity annually.

After raising C$10 million earlier this year, Graphite One Inc. is collecting the final bits of data needed for a prefeasibility study that details the company's vision to establish a United States supply chain for the coated spherical graphite used as an anode material in the lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles and store intermittent renewable energy.

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