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More graphite needed for EVs – a lot more

Critical Minerals Alliances 2022 - September 12, 2022

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 lithium-ion batter...

 

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