$3.1 billion recycling opportunity emerges as batteries boom
PV Magazine (Australia), Other, 06/05/2021, David Carroll
Australia’s national science agency has identified a potential $3.1 billion industry that is there for the taking with the increasing penetration of renewables in grids nationwide sparking substantial growth in the battery energy storage sector. Lithium-ion batteries are in everything from laptops to large-scale battery storage systems.[…] Batteries are firming as crucial enablers of Australia’s transition to renewable energy and the CSIRO has identified the increase in battery usage across all sectors, including large-scale, distributed energy resources and the electrification of transport, as the driver for a potential $3.1 billion lithium-ion battery recycling industry.