Towards the battery of the future, Science for Environment Policy

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October 2018

Towards the battery of the future

Towards the battery of the future

High-quality and innovative batteries are imperative for the EU in the context of its move towards a low-carbon, climate-friendly and more circular economy. However, manufacturing and using batteries, as well as the way they are treated at the end of their life, also has environmental impacts. Take a look at our Future Brief, Towards the Battery of the Future, and our related infographic to learn how the environmental footprint of batteries could be lowered. The Future Brief also highlights how battery technologies are evolving to deliver better performance.

Future Brief: Towards the battery of the future

This Future Brief from Science for Environment Policy provides an overview of technical aspects of battery design and production which enable the environmental footprint of batteries to be lowered. It also highlights how battery technologies are evolving to deliver better performance.

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Some ways to build better, more sustainable batteries

View our infographic showing how we can we build better, more sustainable batteries. It considers a range of options, from the efficient use of scarce resources and using clean energy, to making sure that batteries are easy to recycle.

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