The EC-Leach technology, developed by researchers at Idaho National Laboratory, is an electrochemical process that effectively leaches cobalt, nickel and other valuable constituents from Li-ion battery electrodes.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Manufacturing
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5
Vetted Programs/Awards: This technology is funded by the Department of Energy's Critical Materials Institute.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
External Funding to Date: This technology is funded by the Department of Energy's Critical Materials Institute.