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Images of particles made from a promising battery cathode material called NMC

Climate change and health impacts from air pollutions from current and future battery production

2020
StorageX Initiative

PI:  Ines AzevedoCo-PI: Simona OnoriCo-PI:  Sally Benson, Energy Resources Engineering

Storage technologies are needed to move the world towards a sustainable, low carbon energy system. The social benefits of using storage, whether in the transportation or electricity sectors, depend on how they are used and manufactured. This project uses an integrated assessment framework to study the monetized health, environmental and climate change effects of battery manufacturing and transport to the end use application for electricity and transportation applications globally, including dependency on supply-chain, location of manufacturing and production, and local electricity grid.