Wollongong-based Sicona Battery Technologies

initially be capable of producing about 6,700 tonnes per annum (tpa) of silicon-carbon anode material

scaling up to a total output of 26,500 tpa by the early 2030s

said its current generation silicon-graphite composite anode materials “supercharge” lithium-ion batteries, delivering a 20%-plus increase in energy density over conventional graphite-only battery cells and reducing charge times by more than 40%

already started supplying product samples and begun offtake discussions with potential customers in the U.S.

exact location of the planned new manufacturing facility has not yet been revealed but Sicona said it will be sited in the nation’s southeast “near the geographic heart of the growing U.S. battery and EV manufacturing hub.”



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