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  • Syrah Resources Ltd. Solarcentury Balama graphite mine Shaun Verner solar energy

    US-bound graphite goes greener with solar

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Seeking to bring down the cost and carbon dioxide emissions of mining the graphite needed for lithium-ion batteries, Syrah Resources Ltd. has reached an agreement for the installation of solar power generation and battery storage at its Balama Mine in Mozambique. Currently, graphite is the primary anode material in lithium-ion batteries used to store renewable energy and power electric vehicles. These applications are expected to drive an estimated 500% increase in annual...

  • Syrah Resources Ltd. Vidalia Louisiana graphite EV lithium-ion battery

    US graphite anode plant takes vital step

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Syrah Resources Ltd. has taken another major step toward scaling up production of natural graphite anode material at its facility in Vidalia, Louisiana to help meet the demands of rapidly expanding lithium-ion battery production in the United States. In order to power electric vehicles and store renewable energy, annual lithium-ion battery production capacity in the U.S. is expected to climb to at least 226 gigawatt-hours by 2030. This production output, however, could top...