Circular opportunities in the lithium-ion industry

The first global overview and analysis of the end-of-life market for lithium-ion batteries.

The report focus on five fundamental questions:

  1. How is the end-of-life value chain for lithium-ion batteries structured and how will it change from here?

  2. Can lithium-ion batteries be efficiently recycled?

  3. Can lithium-ion batteries be used in other applications after its first use and what are the potential markets?

  4. Which volumes of batteries and raw materials will be available in the market from today and to 2025?

  5. Which opportunities and challenges are faced by key players in the market?

The report unveils surprising data showing how Europe and North America already is on its way to lose its recycling and refining industry to China. But also how the second use of electric vehicle batteries can become a completely new, and important, business for the automotive industry, turning car companies into energy companies.

The report contains detailed analysis of:

  • The structure and dynamics of the end-of-life industry

  • Current and future recycling market

  • Feasibility of second use and overview of current market

  • Battery and material volumes

The report contains data on:

  • Different types (application, chemistry, region) of lithium-ion batteries placed on the market 2000-2025

  • Different types (application, chemistry) lithium-ion batteries reaching end-of-life 2010-2025

  • Lithium-ion batteries (application, chemistry, region) available for recycling 2010-2025

  • Amount of lithium, cobalt and graphite from recycled batteries 2017-2025

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Order now for immediate delivery. This is what's included:

  • Downloadable report in PDF format. 82 pages.
  • Executive summary slide show in PDF format . 25 slides.
  • 1 hour consulting over phone either for presenting the report or answering questions and comment the finding

The price for a single user license is £4,050 excl VAT


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Who should read it?

  • Strategy, business and product developers as well as sustainability professionals in the battery, electronics and automotive industry
  • Investors in automotive, battery technology, commodities, energy and clean tech
  • Recyclers, raw material companies, compliance scheme professionals and policy makers