Batteries

Batteries are a key part of the energy transition. Here’s why

With electric vehicle use on the rise, demand for lithium-ion batteries has increased. Image: Unsplash/Michael Fousert

Johnny Wood

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Lithium-Ion battery demand could reach 9,300 gigawatt-hours by the end of the decade. Image: Statista
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A used Lithium-ion car battery is dismantled by an employee of the German recycling firm Accurec in Krefeld, Germany, November 16, 2017. Picture taken November 16, 2017.   REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
The battery industry uses recycled parts to make new batteries. Image: REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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EV batteries could be used to help power homes and stabilise the grid. Image: REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

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