EC proposes fresh regulation for sustainable batteries to enter the EU market

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Tuesday, 15 December 2020

The European Commission released legislative proposals on December 10 aiming to create a legal framework on sustainability, traceability and circularity of battery production throughout its life cycle.

The proposal comes as the uptake of electric vehicles (EV) gains pace across European countries and to provide legal certainty for battery investments within Europe.

This is in line with the European Green Deal commitment to make Europe’s economy sustainable, circular and carbon neutral by 2050 as well as the...

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