Launch event for two reports developed under the India component of the Nationally Determined Contribution-Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) which is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). The event is split up into two sessions, each dedicated to the launch of one report.

Find the recording of the session here: E-Launch of Reports on Battery Ecosystems & Battery Recycling Ecosystems – YouTube

Report 1: Battery Ecosystem: A Global Overview, Gap Analysis in Indian Context, and Way forward for Ecosystem Development

(16:00-16:50 IST | 12:30-13:20 CET)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP have jointly conducted a comprehensive study “Battery Ecosystem: A Global Overview, Gap Analysis in Indian context, and Way Forward for Ecosystem Development” which aims to investigate the complete value chain of motive/traction batteries used in the electric vehicle applications. The report documents the current state of traction battery technology, manufacturing, battery standards, policy and regulation, recycling, reuse, and battery swapping technology in India and globally. The recommendations for improving policies/ plans for promotion of efficient battery manufacturing, battery swapping infrastructure, safe disposal, recycling, and reuse of batteries is also addressed in the report.

Report 2: International review on Recycling Ecosystem of Electric Vehicle Batteries

(17:00-18:00 IST | 13:30-14:30 CET)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Agora Verkehrswende and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in India (IITB) have jointly conducted an international review on the existing battery recycling ecosystem. The report focuses on the policy and regulations currently in place for battery recycling in the countries/regions namely, EU/Germany, China, California (United States), Japan and South Africa.