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In win for EV supply chain, U.S.’s first anode plant opens in Tennessee

The U.S.’s first anode manufacturing facility opened in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Monday, a monumental step to enhance the domestic battery supply chain, as it faces increasing demand from electric vehicle makers.

NOVONIX unveiled the ‘Riverside Recharged’ facility — a $20 million, 400,000 sq. ft. retrofit of a former GE nuclear turbine manufacturing facility — that will soon produce premium synthetic graphite. The company aims to produce 10,000 tonnes per year by 2023 and 40,000 tonnes by 2025.

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