Battery Technology

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Renewable Energy Equipment Recover-Reuse Program Battery Technology Goals:

  • Create stakeholder partnerships and conduct yearly stakeholder meetings to evaluate issues and solutions for the next 5-10 years
  • Conduct outreach to scrapyards, the energy utility sector, and others utilizing large battery storage systems
  • Creation of a repository of recycling and reuse processes and technologies
  • Coordinate with counties and local governments on decommissioning planning to evaluate recovery efficacy for specific regions across the state
  • Create guidance documents for generators and other stakeholders on safe and efficient retrieval of batteries for end-of-life recycling and reuse
  • Identify optimal collection and transportation options for reuse, recycling, and secondary material markets in Illinois

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