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How recyclable are electric car batteries?
Medium
February 23, 2021
Before EVs help save the world, they have one hulking flaw to address: their batteries.
Battery Recycling: How to Get There, Progress Along The Way
Battery Power
February 22, 2021
Battery recycling was the subject of a symposium last month at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, Europe, and rightfully so. It’s the focus of a great deal of attention.
Retriev Technologies Inc. And Marubeni Corporation Announce Strategic Partnership For Developing New Circular Business For End-Of-Life Lithium-Ion Batteries
Sparklight
February 17, 2021
Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) and Retriev Technologies Inc. (hereinafter, “Retriev”) have entered into a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the aim of developing a new circular business for End-of-Life Lithium-ion batteries (hereinafter, “EOL LiB”).
First Cobalt begins study of ‘black mass’ material from recycled batteries
Proactive
February 17, 2021
The company will study the material as a supplemental source of feed for its hydrometallurgical refinery north of Toronto
Peridot Acquisition Corp. to take Li-Cycle public
Recycling Product News
February 17, 2021
Li-Cycle and Peridot Acquisition Corp. will enter into a definitive business combination agreement that will result in Li-Cycle becoming a public company.
Why the US must support the electric vehicle supply chain
The Hill
February 9, 2021
General Motors’ announcement last month that the company will phase out all gas-powered vehicles by 2035, coupled with Ford’s plan to double its electrification investments, are yet another sign that the global transition toward electric vehicles is well underway.
BASF says it is embracing the circular economy. Should we be skeptical?
C&EN
February 7, 2021
While critics see virtue signaling, the company heralds the adoption of a green economic opportunity
Managing Small Consumer Batteries – Part 2
WasteAdvantage Magazine
February 3, 2021
Li-ion batteries are everywhere, are a growing part of the waste stream, and present unique additional hazards when improperly managed. Improving the status quo is clearly possible.
Fortum Oyj: expands its EV batteryrecycling operations with a new mechanical processing plant in Finland
MarketScreener
January 26, 2021
In conjunction with the launch of Finland’s national battery strategy, Fortum today announced the further expansion of its battery recycling operations.
The time to solve the electric car’s battery problem is now
Quartz
January 23, 2021
In September, Tesla announced that it would be phasing out the use of cobalt in its batteries, in an effort to produce a $25,000 electric vehicle within three years. If successful, this bold move will be an industry game changer, making electric vehicles competitive with conventional counterparts.
Old EV Batteries Look Like a Gold Mine for Dogged Entrepreneurs
Bloomberg
January 21, 2021
Dismantling them to recover cobalt, lithium, and nickel could limit the environmental impact of car manufacturing. But for now it’s still a money-losing endeavor.
Battery Recycling Prize Announces Phase II Prize Winners
WasteAdvantage Magazine
December 18, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the seven winners of Phase II of the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize.
Renewable energy growth depends on a circular economy for batteries
GreenBiz
December 18, 2020
The renewable energy sector is growing at an exponential rate. In 2020, for the first time, renewables have generated more electricity in the U.K. than fossil fuels and according to the International Energy Agency, solar energy is the “cheapest electricity in history.”