Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices?

Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ sheds light on this critical issue. She emphasizes the importance of not just recycling to reclaim raw materials but also considering the potential for repurposing batteries to maximize their lifecycle.

“I think it’s extremely important to look at both those paths and actually really create the loop because a battery that isn’t used is kind of a wasted battery.” Dr. Wright said.

Article written by Sonia Gossai

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