Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers

Batteries are an omnipresent feature of daily life. They are found in a number of different uses including:

  • Transportation
    • In the engines of cars, planes, electric bikes and trains, and a range of other applications for the transportation of goods and persons, such as forklift trucks and wheelchairs
    • In hybrid electric and full electric vehicles
  • Energy storage for renewable energy systems
  • Backup power for Uninterruptible Power Supply applications, security applications, telecommunications, power plants, computer systems, planes, trains, metros and tunnels
  • Industrial and military applications.

These examples prove how essential batteries are in everyday life. We expect people to have confidence in batteries not only in terms of their daily use, but also in terms of the environmental safeguards that are part of their construction. EUROBAT Member companies control every stage of a battery’s life cycle – from design and production, through their many uses and applications, to final collection and recycling – to ensure the highest environmental protection standards are met. Batteries can indeed help to contribute to lowering CO2 emissions.

EUROBAT supports members in a number of ways, including by establishing guidelines for the safe transport of batteries and occupational exposure levels for the employees at battery manufacturing plants.