Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center

Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Center. These efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials (e.g., cobalt and lithium) from lithium-based battery technology used in consumer electronics, defense, energy storage, and transportation applications. “America’s dependence on foreign sources … Continue reading Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center