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> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

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> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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> Original Equipment manufacturers for Electrical Energy usage

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> Rechargeable Battery industry investing for Employment in Europe

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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

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> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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Legislation & Transport

23
DEC
2014

New Commission Regulation voted in December 2014

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1357/2014 of 18 December 2014 replacing Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the...
18
AUG
2014

Waste Directives Revision

Ex-post evaluation of Five Waste Stream Directives Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the...
24
MAY
2014

Updated Q&A for the Batteries Directive and Guidance of R.E. published

The new Q&A associated with the Batteries Directive (2006/66 EC and amended 2013/56 EU)has been published by the European Commission, as well...

RECHARGE Positions

21
MAR
2015

Cross-industry recommendations for better regulation in chemicals management

In recent years there has been growing concern about the effectiveness of applying the EU chemical regulation REACH’s Authorisation scheme to...
11
MAR
2015

Contribution of advanced rechargeable batteries to the EU agenda and initiatives on Climate & Energy, Raw Materials & Resource Efficiency

This report demonstrates how advanced rechargeable batteries play an interactive role in people’s daily life, and how these developed...
18
NOV
2014

Re-use and Second use of Rechargeable Batteries

With the market development of new rechargeable battery technologies offering longer service life and the possibility to be used to power other...

RECHARGE Newsletter Releases

17
APR
2015

Simplifying Shipping Safety for Lithium Batteries

Those responsible for the transport of goods that include lithium batteries must soon adhere to new safety standards established by the U.S....
07
APR
2015

Circular economy to take on chemicals legislation

The new circular economy proposals will seek to tackle problems that EU chemicals legislation poses for the recyclability of products, the first...
07
APR
2015

Solar Energy: Grid vs Battery Storage

As solar power—both giant farms and small rooftop installations—enjoys tremendous growth across the U.S., there’s been pushback from big utility...