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ReElement Technologies partners with EDP Renewables for rare earth magnet recycling

ReElement Technologies, a rare earth element and critical battery metal producer, has partnered with EDP Renewables North America, a renewable energy supplier, to recycle rare earth materials for wind turbines and EV motors. The partnership aims to develop a circular supply chain for renewable energy equipment and inputs by efficiently and sustainably recycling neodymium-based permanent… Read more »

Projected EV battery recycling capacity outstrips expected supply

Afraid there won’t be enough recycling plants to recycle EV batteries when they start reaching end of life in large numbers? Well, the opposite might turn out to be the case. Encouraged by generous government incentives, companies have been investing heavily in battery plants. According to new research from technology intelligence firm ABI Research, companies… Read more »

Aqua Metals is building a more sustainable battery recycling ecosystem

Q&A with Aqua Metals execs Steve Cotton and David Regan Regardless of the claims made in Facebook memes, Li-ion batteries are eminently recyclable, and current recycling methods cause far less environmental damage than the well-documented depredations of the petroleum industry. However, as sustainability is central to the mission of the EV industry, we need to… Read more »

Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle delivered to Coastal Waste & Recycling

US truck maker Mack Trucks, a subsidiary of Volvo, has delivered a Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle to Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling.  Nextran Truck Centers will provide service and support. Coastal Waste & Recycling is also piloting Volvo Construction Equipment’s CE EC230 Electric 23-ton excavator. The Mack LR Electric features two-stage regenerative braking and… Read more »

Altilium partners with Nissan on EV battery recycling project

Nissan’s factory in Sunderland, England is ending production of the LEAF after 13 years—but that doesn’t mean the automaker is giving up on the UK EV market. On the contrary, Nissan is planning to build two new EVs at the plant, and is also working on a UK battery factory. A further sign of Nissan’s… Read more »

24M Technologies introduces new recycling process for its SemiSolid EV batteries

Massachusetts-based 24M Technologies, an MIT spinout that has a partnership agreement with Volkswagen, has unveiled a new recycling process for its SemiSolid EV batteries. 24M says its new Liforever tech, which is built into the company’s battery manufacturing process, offers a way to recycle battery materials like lithium iron phosphate (LFP) more efficiently and cost-effectively…. Read more »

Altilium, Synetiq and LV= collaborate to facilitate EV battery recycling in the UK

UK-based clean technology group Altilium is collaborating with vehicle salvage and recycling specialist Synetiq to recycle the growing number of EV batteries from damaged cars. Synetiq processes thousands of cars each year, and currently has an inventory of damaged EVs at its UK facilities. The company has invested heavily in equipment to remove the batteries… Read more »

Redwood Materials breaks ground on South Carolina EV battery recycling plant

Redwood Materials, the battery recycling firm run by Tesla alum JB Straubel, recently broke ground on a new facility near Charleston, South Carolina. The plant will complement the company’s Nevada materials location, and will be used to recycle, refine and remanufacture anode and cathode components. Also like Redwood’s Nevada site, the new Battery Materials Campus… Read more »

Study finds recovering materials instead of shredding improves battery recycling

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) researchers and industry partners including PowerCo, Umicore, Weber Ultrasonics and Siemens are working together to improve spent battery recycling by recovering active components while maintaining functionality. The consumption of energy and chemicals in current recycling processes is high. The new approaches are based on the direct recycling of active materials… Read more »

RecycLiCo secures investment for battery recycling joint venture

RecycLiCo Battery Materials, a battery recycling company, has received investment approval from the Taiwan Department of Investment Review for its 50/50 joint venture with Zenith Chemical. RecycLiCo will invest 24 million Taiwan dollars ($768,000) initially, and subsequent investments will be determined as needed through construction and commissioning. The joint venture, Recyclico Zenith Battery Materials Technology,… Read more »