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The circular economy in the energy transition, the example of batteries: from the mine to recycling

Apr 13, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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Circular economy of raw materials in Energy Transition. Energy transition is quickly increasing the need for raw materials. For instance, in IEA scenario, the lithium demand will increase by a factor of 10 to 40 and cobalt by x5 to x20 in the next two decades. To secure a sustainable supply of these materials, Europe is promoting a circular economy approach, which includes responsible mining and improved recycling. In this session, we will particularly illustrate how battery value chain is developing circular economy, from mining to recycling.

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