The US Department of Energy has announced the winners in Phase II of the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize. Fourteen teams participated in Phase II of the Prize, which focused on building industry partnerships to design, simulate, and prototype a proof-of-concept solutions which can contribute to an increased battery recycling. Phase II means that the companies are awarded $350,000 to create prototype and partnerships around the solutions. The winner will advance to the final phase for a Pilot validation.
The winners represent a wide array of solutions covering both pre-processing techniques and digital solutions: