Regenerating End-of-Life Batteries: A Breakthrough Innovation
We are leading the way in battery regeneration technology, with a current focus on innovating to revitalize EV batteries. Our goal is to extend this technology to other lithium-ion batteries in the near future, bringing new life to these essential energy storage devices.
A Collaborative Project with Transformative Implications for The EV Sector.
In a groundbreaking endeavor, Recover, Tiontech, and Cardiff University have joined forces to revolutionize the way we approach end-of-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
Recover takes charge of sourcing, storing, transporting, and measuring retired EV batteries, while Tiontech implements its innovative technology to regenerate these end-of-life lithium-ion batteries.
With Cardiff University’s electrochemistry expertise, the potential for extending battery life is analyzed and validated.
Regenerating Batteries: A Need for Sustainability in Electric Transport
EV batteries with a capacity below 80% are often considered at the end of their life cycle, yet they still hold value for repurposing in energy storage or returning to EVs if regenerated.
Battery regeneration presents a groundbreaking opportunity to make electric vehicle (EV) batteries more sustainable.
By regenerating end-of-life lithium-ion batteries, we can extend their lifespan and maximize their usage, reducing the need for frequent replacements.
Battery regeneration minimizes the environmental impact of battery production, raw material extraction, and recycling, making EV batteries more sustainable.
An Innovative Solution: Reviving End-of-Life Batteries for Energy Storage Systems
Leveraging Innovative Technology: A Novel Method for Reversing Battery Degradation
Rather than resorting to shredding and refining, Recover seeks to leverage Tiontech Ltd’s innovative technology for reversing battery degradation once they reach the end-of-life state.
This technology, patented in the UK as “A Novel Method to Recharge a Battery” in November 2022, has already undergone successful lab testing and is further developed with the support of Innovate UK Transformative Technologies funding.
Validating the Potential: Cardiff University’s Expertise
Cardiff University contributes its knowledge in computer modeling and engineering to the collaboration, helping to assess the potential benefits of extending battery life.
Using specialized tests like electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, performance evaluations, and cycling tests to independently analyze the batteries.
Addressing EV Battery Challenges and Market Opportunities
Challenges in Li-ion Battery Recycling
The recycling of end-of-life Li-ion batteries from EVs currently poses several challenges, including technical difficulties, high costs, industrial complexity, pollution, and a lack of recycling facilities.
Regenerating these batteries opens up new possibilities for their reuse in energy storage systems and as a reliable power source for EVs once their health and safety are verified.
Revolutionizing Battery Recycling and Secondary Use
The collaborative project aligns with the circular economy framework, offering an efficient solution to extend the original life cycle of EV batteries.
By reviving end-of-life Li-ion batteries and extending their lifespan, the project improves the economics of battery usage while mitigating the environmental impacts associated with raw material extraction and manufacturing in the UK.
Potential Value and Future Commercialization
The potential value created by this project extends beyond the individual companies involved. It aims to establish a new paradigm for environmentally sustainable solutions to end-of-life EV batteries, contributing to the UK’s transition to the electric car era by 2030.
Moreover, this collaboration sets the stage for future commercialization, combining this innovative technology with a new business model, further impacting the automotive market and environmental sustainability.
Join the Revolution: Together Let’s Re-shape the Future of EV Batteries
We invite businesses to seize this unique opportunity to join us in shaping the future of EV batteries.
By working together, we can drive innovation, create a sustainable future, and make a lasting impact on the automotive industry. Join us today and be part of this transformative journey.
Why is Recycling
Lithium-ion so important?
By taking the responsibility of disposing of your lithium-ion batteries, you are helping to reduce the waste produced when making and transporting the batteries, as well as reducing the waste in our landfills.
It's important to remember the safety dangers lithium-ion batteries pose. A common issue that can occur with these batteries is overheating, which can result in fires and explosions. By storing and transporting the batteries correctly, we can reduce the risk and provide a safer lithium-ion recycling solution.
We all have a responsibility to ensure that our products do not create more waste than necessary, and recycling is the answer. This responsibility is not only an ethical one but it is also a legal requirement.
Recover - Recycling Redefined
We are revolutionizing the concept of lithium-ion recycling. Our mission is to ensure that every battery created is utilized to its utmost capacity and recycled to the maximum extent possible.
At the core of our approach lies a set of unwavering values, embracing sustainability, technological innovation, and ethical responsibility, as we strive to protect the planet and its precious resources.
To lead the charge in revolutionizing lithium-ion recycling, setting a new standard for sustainability and responsible battery management worldwide.
To maximize battery potential through recharge and reuse, while prioritizing extensive recycling, fostering a greener future by minimizing waste, reducing demand, and preserving valuable materials.
We embody sustainability through a circular economy for batteries, pioneering cutting-edge technologies, and taking responsibility for ethical practices to protect the planet and its resources.