Politically charged: How Europe is responding to surging battery capacity

By Jon Stibbs
Published: Friday, 01 November 2019

European battery production will more than double in the decade to 2025, according to industry association Eurobat. Jon Stibbs considers Europe’s political response to the growth of its battery sector.

Battery production capacity in Europe is set for a sharp increase in the next five years, demanding more flexibility from regulators to ensure Europe’s share of the industry is globally competitive. 

Speaking at Fastmarkets’ Battery Materials Europe 2019 conference on September 26-27 in Amsterdam, Gert Meylemans, senior communications...

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