A Brief Guide to Batteries
This brief outlines key concepts and concerns for policy-makers and researchers interested in battery supply chains in the context of the low-carbon energy transition. It provides answers to important questions, including:
- What are batteries, and why are they important for the low-carbon transition?
- What are the main components of battery cells?
- What minerals and metals are used in batteries, and where do they come from?
- What does the mineral-to-battery value chain look like?