Breakthrough Research Makes Battery Recycling More Economical

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 02:01:20 +0000

How do we make battery recycling cost effective? Scientists at the ReCell Center have taken another step towards that goal.

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Volkswagen Debuts BattMan Software, Plans More PHEVs

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 02:58:39 +0000

Volkswagen has a new diagnostic tool for used batteries and has many improvements scheduled for its plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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JB Straubel Plans Circular Supply Chain For Batteries, With Emphasis On USA

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 03:50:30 +0000

Redwood Materials wants to build a US battery factory with a capacity of 500 GWh a year.

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Alabama Will Get A Li-Cycle Battery Recycling Facility

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 02:43:03 +0000

Li-Cycle has announced plans to build a new lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Alabama. This will be its fourth commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility and will be located in Tuscaloosa, AL. Previously, the company had a base plan for three North American facilities, or Spokes. These are planned for Kingston, Ontario; Rochester, New York; and […]

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Automated Disassembly Line Aims to Make Battery Recycling Safer, Faster

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 23:29:02 +0000

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a robotic disassembly system for used electric vehicle batteries to make the process safer, more efficient and less costly. Credit: Jenny Woodbery/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy Originally published by Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed […]

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There Are Answers & Solutions To The Many EV Battery Questions & Concerns People Have

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 22:30:41 +0000

Even before EVs, I was keen to recycle batteries. ALDI stores do a great service with recycling bins. I just have to remember to take the dead ones with me shopping. Everyone is now accustomed to battery-powered devices, but since I have bought a Tesla, the questions I get seem to focus on EVs as […]

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Li-Cycle Completes Its Combination With Peridot Acquisition Corp.

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 22:02:32 +0000

Li-Cycle, which specializes in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and is currently the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, has announced that it has completed its business combination with Peridot Acquisition corporation. This has resulted in a new stock ticker symbol for Peridot, changing from $PDAC and $PDAC.WS to $LICY and $LICY.WS. Li-Cycle will begin […]

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Li-Cycle & Helbiz Partner to Advance Battery Recycling in Micro-Mobility

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:54:02 +0000

Li-Cycle, which is focused on providing customer-centric, end-of-life solutions for lithium-ion batteries while also creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials, has announced a partnership with Helbiz. Helbiz focuses on micro-mobility, and together, the two companies are partnering up to create a safe and sustainable recycling solution for end-of-life lithium-ion batteries used in e-scooters […]

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Bacteria Can Recover Precious Metals from Electric Vehicle Batteries — Here’s How

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 21:37:33 +0000

By Professor Sebastien Farnaud There are more than 1.4 billion cars in the world today, and that number could double by 2036. If all those cars burn petrol or diesel, the climate consequences will be dire. Electric cars emit fewer air pollutants and if they’re powered by renewable energy, driving one wouldn’t add to the greenhouse gases warming […]

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EU Recommendation for the Collection & Recycling of Light-EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:10:29 +0000

Originally published on EU SCIENCE HUB, The European Commission’s science and knowledge service. A study recently published by the Commission’s Joint Research Centre assesses how best to identify at the European level an additional fifth category of batteries — those used for Light Means of Transport (LMT) such as e-bikes and similar new products — […]

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