Charged EVs | DOE requests data on Li-ion battery recycling and second-life functions


The Bipartisan Infrastructure Regulation (BIL) of 2021 licensed $335 million for battery recycling and second-life applications. Now the DOE is looking for data to help in implementing the funding. Organizations focused on offering data, and/or collaborating within the numerous applications supplied below the BIL, can reply between now and October 14, 2022.

“The aim of this [request for information] is to solicit suggestions from trade, producers, minority-owned companies, academia, analysis laboratories, institutes, authorities businesses, state and native officers, labor unions, Tribes, community-based organizations, environmental justice organizations, retailers and different stakeholders on points associated to design and implementation of the Battery Recycling Provisions,” says the DOE.

The DOE is requesting data on lithium-ion battery supplies in shopper electronics, EVs and manufacturing scrap. It seeks steering on the gathering, transportation, sorting and processing of those lithium-ion battery supplies in addition to data on state and native assortment applications and retail assortment applications. It additionally seeks data on allowing for manufacturing and processing services, and on second-life functions.  

The DOE can be asking for options and concerns for increasing union jobs and assembly fairness, environmental justice and vitality justice priorities.

Supply: DOE by way of Inexperienced Automobile Congress


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