Reuse or Recycle: The Billion-Dollar Battery Question

October 26, 2016 | State of the Market Report

As the first generation of plug-in vehicles comes off the roads, many in the Li-ion value chain are interested not only in how we can recycle these batteries to recover valuable materials, but also if these batteries can be used in secondary applications before recycling. This report analyzes the technological landscape for recycling and reuse of Li-ion batteries, including a cost and performance analysis of second-life batteries to evaluate potential application fits for second-life batteries.

Coverage Areas

  • Owning the Energy Transition
  • The Future of Mobility

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Landscape
  • Analysis
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Director, Research


Kim Pham