The next stop on the Essential Energy Tour is at East Penn. They operates the largest single-site, lead battery manufacturing facility in...
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December 19, 2023
The latest economic impact study by EBP US found that U.S. lead battery manufacturers and recyclers provided more than $8.5 billion in total labor income and more than $32.9 billion in economic output in 2021.
Titled, Economic Contribution of the U.S. Lead Battery Industry, the study shows how battery manufacturers and recyclers directly support their local economies with employee revenue, as well as multiplier effects.
There is still a lead acid battery in the majority of EVs. [And] we’re also seeing an increase in the number of multi-battery systems – vehicles with more than one battery, a primary and auxiliary battery.