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Supply of energy – EU battery industry is a critical and essential industry ‎
06 September 2022 Position Paper

Supply of energy – EU battery industry is a critical and essential industry ‎

Stability of energy supply, e.g. electricity and gas, and affordable energy cost are essential for the European battery ‎industry. ‎The current uncertainties of the supply situation and the re...
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EUROBAT’s answer to the public consultation on the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation
30 August 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT’s answer to the public consultation on the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

EUROBAT welcomes the already-tabled Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation and re-confirms its full support for the creation of a fully-decarbonised economy by 2050. It is important to furt...
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EUROBAT’s answer to the public consultation on the Corporate Sustainable Due Diligence Directive
30 August 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT’s answer to the public consultation on the Corporate Sustainable Due Diligence Directive

EUROBAT welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a Corporate Sustainable Due Diligence Directive and confirms its full support for the harmonisation of human rights and environmental due...
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EUROBAT feedback to the public consultation on the revision of the Waste Framework Directive
30 August 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT feedback to the public consultation on the revision of the Waste Framework Directive

EUROBAT, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers, welcomes the opportunity to provide further input for the impact assessment underpinning the revision of the W...
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White Paper: Battery Innovation Roadmap 2030 –  version 2.0 – June 2022
12 July 2022 Publication

White Paper: Battery Innovation Roadmap 2030 – version 2.0 – June 2022

White Paper Battery Innovation Roadmap 2030 The Battery Innovation Roadmap 2.0 is an update of the original publication (from June 2020) to account for the latest technological developments and ch...
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Europe’s battery industry demands clarity and consistency from ‎regulators
05 July 2022 Publication

Europe’s battery industry demands clarity and consistency from ‎regulators

By Dr Marc Zoellner, President of EUROBAT and CEO of battery manufacturer Hoppecke. The shockwaves from the global pandemic and war in Europe continue to put pressure on European  industries, wh...
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Joint associations letter on Lithium classification
04 July 2022 Position Paper

Joint associations letter on Lithium classification

To: Frans Timmermans, EU Executive Vice-President for Green New Deal; Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President for Strategic Foresight; Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment; Thierry Bre...
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EUROBAT feedback on proposal for a Directive amending the Industrial Emissions Directive
04 July 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT feedback on proposal for a Directive amending the Industrial Emissions Directive

EUROBAT, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers, thanks the Commission for the opportunity to comment on the proposal for a Directive revising Directive 2010/7...
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EUROBAT Brochure on VRLA Stationary Cells and Batteries
22 June 2022 Publication

EUROBAT Brochure on VRLA Stationary Cells and Batteries

  GUIDE TO IEC/EN STANDARDS ‎FOR THE ‎SPECIFICATION OF VALVE ‎REGULATED LEAD-‎BASED STATIONARY CELLS AND BATTERIES This guide to IEC/EN standards aims to ‎increase the awareness, unde...
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EUROBAT Forum 2022 is back as an in-person event with a strong line-up of speakers in Brussels on 24 June
14 June 2022 Publication

EUROBAT Forum 2022 is back as an in-person event with a strong line-up of speakers in Brussels on 24 June

After an absence of two years, EUROBAT is thrilled to move back to an ‘in-person’ Forum event! The EUROBAT Forum, which between Brussels and another European city, will discuss the above upcomi...
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EUROBAT high level statement ‎ on the revision of the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive ‎
13 June 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT high level statement ‎ on the revision of the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive ‎

Overregulation and overlapping standards must be avoided at all cost The European automotive and industrial battery industry would like to provide its expert input into the ongoing review of the End-...
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How higher ambitions for decarbonisation leads to innovation in the battery separator industry
09 June 2022 Publication

How higher ambitions for decarbonisation leads to innovation in the battery separator industry

In recent years, EU policy-makers have increasingly acknowledged the essential role that batteries play for decarbonisation and are aspiring to develop a battery eco-system in Europe. Separator manufa...
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12 May 2022 Market Data

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25 April 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT Feedback on public consultation on the targeted revision of the REACH Regulation

EUROBAT welcomes the public consultation on the targeted revision of Regulation (EC) ‎No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the ‎Registration, Evaluation, Authorisa...
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Socio-Economic Impact Study: the economic contribution of Europe’s innovative, low carbon lead battery industry
12 April 2022 Publication

Socio-Economic Impact Study: the economic contribution of Europe’s innovative, low carbon lead battery industry

EUROBAT and the International Lead Association (ILA)  commissioned consultancy firm  EBP, specialised in state-of-the-art economic analysis and research, to produce a new report on the contribution...
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29 March 2022 Publication

Joint industry statement on Harmonized Classification and Labelling (CLH) Proposal for lithium salts

Following the publication of the RAC opinion suggesting a Category 1A classification of lithium carbonate, lithium chloride and lithium hydroxide, the industrial associations representing manufacturer...
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EUROBAT Statement on energy crisis
11 March 2022 Publication

EUROBAT Statement on energy crisis

Stability of energy supply and affordable energy cost are essential for the European battery industry. The current uncertainties of the supply situation and the recent price hikes for energy jeopar...
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09 March 2022 Position Paper

EUROBAT statement on Industrial Emissions Directive revision

EUROBAT members support the European Commission’s Green Deal objective to review measures to address pollution from large industrial installations. Batteries are critical to the fight to decarboniz...
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01 March 2022 Position Paper

Joint recommendations ahead of the EU Council Environment Working Party meetings ‎

Eurometaux, EUROBAT, Recharge and EBRA representing metals and batteries producers, original equipment manufacturers and recyclers, would like to address some remaining concerns to the EU Council ahea...
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Joint industry position paper on the Batteries Regulation
21 January 2022 Position Paper

Joint industry position paper on the Batteries Regulation

The industrial associations covering different aspects of the battery value chain, from raw materials supply to battery manufacturing, users of batteries, and recyclers express their concern about key...
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17 January 2022 Position Paper

Waste Shipment Regulation proposal ‎

EUROBAT welcomes the proposal on Waste Shipment Regulation published on 17 November 2021 by the European Commission. It is of paramount importance for the EU internal market to have a clear regulation...
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11 January 2022 Position Paper

Chemicals management in batteries

Introduction In December 2020, the European Commission presented the legislative proposal for modernising the current batteries legislation (Directive 2006/66/EU). Management of chemicals is covere...
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23 September 2021 Position Paper

Batteries Regulation ‎ Producer definition for batteries incorporated in vehicles or ‎appliances: clarity needed!‎

Key messages: The producer definition included in the Batteries Regulation should clearly, coherently, and unequivocally identify the producer in the case of batteries incorporated in vehic...
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23 September 2021 Position Paper

Batteries Regulation ‎ Producer definition for batteries incorporated in vehicles or ‎appliances: clarity needed!‎

Key messages: The producer definition included in the Batteries Regulation should clearly, coherently, and unequivocally identify the producer in the case of batteries incorporated in vehic...
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09 September 2021 Position Paper

The Batteries Regulation: state of play and what to consider during institutional ‎negotiations

At the end of last year, the European Commission published the long-awaited Batteries Regulation, with the objective to ensure that batteries placed on the EU market are sustainable and safe throughou...
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01 June 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on Revision of EU legislation on registration, evaluation, ‎authorisation and restriction of chemicals

EUROBAT welcomes the Commission Inception Impact Assessments for a revision of Regulation (EC) ‎No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the ‎Registration, Evaluation,...
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27 May 2021 Publication

Standardisation as a strategic tool for EU Industrial Policy ‎

In May 2021, the European Commission presented an update of its Industrial Strategy. In this document, the Commission refers to a forthcoming strategy on standardisation for a more assertive stance on...
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14 May 2021 Market Data

Avicenne study: “EU battery demand and supply (2019-2030) in a global context” shows that ‎in the next decade lead and lithium batteries are critical to clean energy transition

Li-ion and lead-based batteries will be the two mainstream technologies by 2030 and both are required to serve the anticipated increase in demand and the different applications The EU lead-base...
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22 April 2021 Position Paper

Statement on Industrial Emissions Directive

EUROBAT members support the European Commission’s Green Deal objective to review measures in order to address pollution from large industrial installations. Batteries are critical to the fight to...
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08 March 2021 Position Paper

EUROBAT position paper on the EC’s standardisation request on ‎batteries (COM2020-640 final – EU Green Deal)‎

EUROBAT calls for cooperation between Standardisation bodies and the European Commission to reach a common understanding on the draft Standardisation request on batteries (SReq) The CEN/CENELEC Tec...
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01 March 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on the Extended Producer Responsibility proposed in the new ‎Batteries Regulation

Our suggestions to policy-makers   1.       EUROBAT supports the legal basis based on Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union since it will allow h...
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01 March 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on Performance and durability requirements in the Batteries ‎Regulation

Our suggestions to policy-makers   1.       Keep the declaration, remove the minimum threshold ·       Performance and durability are competitive elements and it is un...
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01 March 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on Hazardous Substance Management in the new Batteries ‎Regulation

Our suggestions to policy-makers   Multiplying competing processes to regulate hazardous substances does not enhance the effectiveness of worker and environmental protections, but crea...
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01 March 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on the Proposal for a Regulation 2020/353 ‎concerning batteries and waste batteries

Index 1.       General overview 2 2.       Definitions (Article 2) 6 3.       Hazardous Substance Management (Articles 6, 71 and Annex I) 8...
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24 February 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on labelling and information requirements in the new Batteries Regulation

Our suggestions to policy-makers The duplication of information systems should be avoided to simplify the entire system and reduce the administrative burden and costs a. The current proposal...
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18 February 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on Recycled Content in the new Batteries Regulation

Our suggestions to policy makers 1.  Mandatory levels of recycled content will have several negative effects: The real administrative costs are 2-3 orders of magnitude higher than those as...
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01 February 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on Carbon Footprint provisions in the new Batteries Regulation

Our suggestions to policy-makers   With this position paper, EUROBAT would like to provide its position on the proposal to regulate the carbon footprint of batteries, as described in article 7 an...
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26 January 2021 Position Paper

Update: EU battery industry is still a critical and essential industry, guaranteeing life-saving infrastructure and services 26 January 2021

Since March 2020, the world has been facing an unprecedented health crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic. While all EU countries are in process of rolling out their respective vaccination programmes,...
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07 January 2021 Position Paper

Position paper on the proposal for a new Batteries Regulation

Our (initial) suggestions to policy makers : 1. Streamline administrative processes for industry and national authorities 2. Similar sustainability requirements should also be developed...
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18 December 2020 Position Paper

Joint industry statement on harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) proposal for lithium salts

Following the proposal of a Repro 1A H360FD classification of lithium carbonate, lithium chloride and lithium hydroxide by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safet...
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08 December 2020 Publication

Independent reports supporting EUROBAT’s input to 11th amendment of Annex II to the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive

In support to EUROBAT's input to the 11th amendment of Annex II to the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive (2000/53/EC), exemption 5(b), the association of European automotive and industrial battery p...
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25 November 2020 Position Paper

EUROBAT Feedback on the Inception impact assessment on the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive

With this position paper, EUROBAT would like to provide its expert input on the Inception impact assessment on the End-of-Life Vehicles Directive. Timing: the proposal is severely delayed First...
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07 October 2020 Publication

Accelerated demand for today’s key battery technologies will drive market growth needed for Green Deal achievements by 2030

The European battery industry is currently undergoing a transformational process driven by the ambition to decarbonise our transport and energy systems. Motivated by the new strategic growth outli...
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23 September 2020 Position Paper

EUROBAT position paper on the Batteries Regulation: recommendations to policy-makers

1. Support the production of all battery technologies in Europe Batteries are critical to the fight to decarbonise our economy and tackle climate change. All battery technologies — lead, lith...
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14 September 2020 Position Paper

EUROBAT Position Paper on labelling of Automotive SLI Batteries

Specific features of automotive SLI (starting-lighting-ignition) lead batteries are the capacity, which represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under specifi...
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09 September 2020 Position Paper

Proposal to facilitate SCIP notification for Automotive and Industrial Batteries Introduction

With this paper EUROBAT intends to support European battery industry, the European Commission and the and European Chemicals Agency to facilitate and streamline the process to submit notification to t...
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13 July 2020 Publication

EUROBAT feedback to the Inception Impact Assessments on Modernising the EU’s batteries legislation

EUROBAT welcomes the initiative of the European Commission on Modernising the EU’s batteries legislation: in the past years, EUROBAT remarked several times the need to adapt the legislative framewor...
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18 May 2020 Position Paper

EUROBAT comments on the outcome of the sectoral meetings on the legislative framework for batteries

EUROBAT welcomes the work of the European Commission on the legislative framework for batteries, but we regret to note some problems in the analysis and specific points need to be addressed. From t...
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18 May 2020 Publication

Policy recommendations German EU Presidency 2020

In December 2019, just a few months before the COVID-19 health crisis started, the European Commission presented its Green Deal strategy. Now that countries have started to ease their social and e...
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05 May 2020 Position Paper

EUROBAT proposal for a notification, verification and validation system of batteries that become waste

Batteries are critical to the decarbonisation of our economy and tackling climate change: from electric mobility to energy storage and grid stabilisation to logistics, batteries will support the decar...
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30 March 2020 Position Paper

EU battery industry is a critical and essential industry, guaranteeing life-saving infrastructure and services

The world is facing an unprecented health crisis which authorities at all levels and across all countries are currently trying to solve. EUROBAT members believe that, with their products, battery man...
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04 March 2020 Publication

Battery Energy Storage in the EU report

In order to deploy renewables and to release their potential for ensuring a stable and secure energy supply, Europe needs to work to overcome the intrinsic limits of renewables. One solution to th...
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08 January 2020 Position Paper

EUROBAT Position on the scope of the proposal on Sustainable Batteries

EUROBAT wants to remind that the focus of proposal on Sustainable Batteries should be limited to lithium-based rechargeable batteries for e-mobility only, at least in a first stage, as already highlig...
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27 November 2019 Position Paper

EUROBAT Position on the Batteries Directive

What we ask for: A coherent and supportive regulatory framework (“Battery Package”) that removes uneccessary overlaps and inconsistencies between existing legislative instruments impacting ba...
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12 November 2019 Position Paper

EUROBAT Position Paper on the evaluation of the End of Life Vehicles Directive

With this position paper, EUROBAT would like to provide its expert input in view of the evaluation of the End of Life Vehicles Directive. We believe that a new legislative proposal on this Directive...
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03 June 2019 Publication

EUROBAT Manifesto in view of the Finnish presidency of the Council

What we ask to the Finnish Presidency of the Council 1 – Launch the development of a coherent, cross-sectorial battery industrial strategy as a key priority of the next legislative term, to...
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29 April 2019 Publication

Strong speakers line-up confirmed at EUROBAT Forum 2019

Parliamentary State Secretary Thomas Bareiß from German Federal Government  to deliver keynote speech in Berlin   Ahead of the EUROBAT Forum conference of June14th in Berlin, the ass...
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29 March 2019 Position Paper

Standing together for the preservation of sustainable battery production in Europe

General information on the sector: Batteries have a broad range of uses. They are used in the consumer sector (e.g. smartphones, power tools and e-bikes), as stationary energy storage (e.g. emergency...
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07 February 2019 Position Paper

(Right) indicators needed on sustainable batteries

EUROBAT welcomes the work of the European Commission on sustainability of batteries in the framework of the European Battery Alliance. Producing green, sustainable batteries in Europe is fundament...
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02 January 2019 Position Paper

EUROBAT feedback on Ecodesign Regulation

Battery eco-design regulation: how to turn an opportunity into a threat? In view of the first stakeholder meeting on the development of eco-design regulation on batteries, EUROBAT, the Association...
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18 December 2018 Market Data

Cenelec TC21 Presentation

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25 November 2018 Position Paper

EUROBAT statement COP24: Batteries are a key enabling technology in the fight against climate change

EUROBAT COP24 statement: Batteries are a key enabling technology in the fight against climate change...
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28 November 2016 Position Paper

Joint statement on battery-based storage

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22 December 2015 Publication

EUROBAT- ILA- BCI- ABR- Safety Notice

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07 February 2012 Publication

EUROBAT – ILA Safety Notice

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07 February 2012 Publication

EUROBAT – Sustainability Report

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