We’re sharing a post from Dr. Alistair Davidson, director of the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI), on how the lead battery industry is driving battery innovation in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. CBI is the only global pre-competitive research organization funding innovation in lead batteries for energy storage and automotive…
Lead Batteries #1 Recycled ProductRead The Study
Lead batteries are the model of a circular economy. A new study reveals that with their 99% recycling rate, on average, 129 million lead batteries are recycled every year and kept from landfills. The study found that over the past five years, more than 13.5 billion pounds of lead batteries were recycled to manufacture new batteries. Lead batteries are infinitely recyclable and provide more than 70% of the world’s rechargeable energy storage, are found in 275 million U.S. vehicles and support a $1 trillion communications infrastructure.Read The Study
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To show our great appreciation for veterans, we’ve been highlighting some who work in the lead battery recycling industry. For this blog, the last in our three-part series, we profile a fine example in our own office, Kevin M. Moran, the executive vice president of Battery Council International (BCI). Below is our Q&A with Moran,…