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By Shane Lasley
Data Mine North 

More graphite needed for EVs – a lot more

Critical Minerals Alliances 2022 - September 12, 2022

 

Last updated 9/15/2022 at 3:32pm

Massive graphite in core from drilling at the Graphite Creek deposit in Alaska.

Graphite One Inc.

Core from drilling a high-grade lens at Graphite Creek, a world-class deposit in Alaska that is the first link of Graphite One's proposed lithium-ion battery anode material supply chain.

By 2030, batteries will likely need more than 5x all the graphite mined in 2021

While shortages of the lithium and nickel needed for electric vehicle batteries has dominated news headlines over the past year, the massive demand for graphite has largely been overlooked. As the primary ingredient in the anode side of lithium-ion batteries, graphite is the single largest element in lithiu...



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