Batteries for the Energy Transition: Exploring the Sustainable Value Chain
Learn how batteries work and explore their role in developing renewable energies
The energy transition is gaining momentum worldwide and batteries play a key role in its implementation.
On this four-week course from EIT RawMaterials, you’ll explore the fundamental principles of batteries, how they are produced, and the critical role they play in the move towards renewable energy.
Discover the battery life cycle and why they are so important
Battery technology has become commonplace. Batteries are used in applications ranging from cell phones to electric vehicles. But have you ever wondered what makes batteries so important?
This course will help you understand the fundamental principles of how batteries function, how they are produced, and what happens at the end of their life cycle.
Explore the sustainability issues (and solutions) of batteries
Demand for batteries is growing rapidly as they are needed for everything from mobile phones to electric vehicles.
You’ll hear from recognised educators from six European universities and research institutes as they share their knowledge concerning every step of the battery value chain, considering sustainability at every stage.
- Renewable energy
- Battery technology
- Lithium-ion batteries
- Battery materials
- Battery value chain
- Circular economy
- Recycling batteries
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- identify the basic components of a battery
- describe how batteries work
- discuss current challenges facing the production and application of batteries.
- engage discussions concerning sustainability in the battery value chain
- explore more knowledge about the technologies.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in learning about the intricacies of batteries, how they work, and how they can be used for a more sustainable future.
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