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Recycling used EV batteries is cumbersome and costly.

Recycling used EV batteries is cumbersome and costly.

“In the U.S. alone, the amount of lithium, cobalt and battery-grade nickel needed to electrify every light-duty vehicle on the road surpasses the total amount of these resources mined globally in 2019, according to a report on supply-chain vulnerabilities. In addition, the U.S. does not have the geologic reserves needed to meet its future demand for these minerals and metals.” Click the link below for the full article.

The batteries in EVs are far different than the small batteries in gas-powered vehicles, and the recycling or disposing of old EV batteries is a hurdle the industry will need to scale, reportsĀ Wired.


Jesi Amsden