Articles tagged with: Recycling

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Regulating the battery industry presents a tricky balancing act for the European Union

28 Jul 2021, 12:05 • By Andy Colthorpe
Regulating the battery industry presents a tricky balancing act for the European Union

The European Union has raised the bar for standards in the battery supply chain with a set of regulations it intends to introduce, but a group of academics and industry experts has pointed out some drawbacks with its approach. One of those experts talks to Energy-Storage.news about the implications for stationary energy storage systems.

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Batteries built to last: Half the cost or twice the life?

16 Dec 2020, 10:08 • By Amrit Chandan
Batteries built to last: Half the cost or twice the life?

Lithium battery technology is rapidly enabling the electrification of transport, and of the energy sector. However, batteries themselves can often be seen as a short-lived commodity and as yet, recycling and reuse have not become major priorities in the industry. Dr Amrit Chandan, CEO of UK-headquartered Aceleron Energy discusses what it means to build a circular economy around advanced lithium-ion batteries, designed with longer lifetimes and their repurposing for second-life use in mind.

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VIDEO: What does it take to finance a gigafactory?

11 Nov 2020, 06:22 • By Solar Media Staff
VIDEO: What does it take to finance a gigafactory?

What does it take to successfully create a multi-gigawatt battery storage factory? Energy-Storage.news' editor Andy Colthorpe moderates a discussion with some key players in Europe's race to create a home-grown value chain.