Essays about: "Repurposing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the word Repurposing.

  1. 1. The second life - Challenges of repurposing electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Thi Thuy Linh Pham; [2021]
    Keywords : electric vehicle battery; lithium-ion battery; repurposing business model; the European New Battery Regulation Proposal; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the near future, electric vehicle battery waste will rapidly increase as a result of the growth of electrification of road transport. To address this challenge, repurposing of used EV batteries for a second-life application has gained more attention from battery-related stakeholders, such as manufacturers, recyclers, policymakers, etc. READ MORE

  2. 2. Closing the Loop : Integrating Circularity within the Fashion Industry's Post-Retail Activities

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Amina Johansson; Rebecka Stubb; [2021]
    Keywords : Environmental sustainability; fashion industry; circularity; post-retail; H M; Lindex; Gina Tricot; Miljömässig hållbarhet; modeindustrin; cirkularitet; post-retail; H M; Lindex; Gina Tricot;

    Abstract : The fashion industry has historically been seen as synonymous with many unsustainable practices, such as overproduction, pollution, and mass-consumption. Today, many fashion brands are putting more attention to sustainability and are engaging in activities aimed at making the industry more environmentally friendly. READ MORE

  3. 3. Underlying motives affecting an original equipment manufacturer’s make-or-buy decisions in the reverse-flow of electric vehicle batteries

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Oscar Hjerm; Felix Drangel; [2021]
    Keywords : Capability; Make-or-buy; Electric vehicle battery; Case study; Ambiguity; Kapabilitet; Producera själv eller köpa; Elfordonsbatteri; Fallstudie; Osäkerhet;

    Abstract : Background: Electric vehicles have been getting increasing attention due to their possibility to deliver multiple environmental, social, and health benefits. This has started a technological shift from the traditional combustion engine towards electric vehicle batteries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Business-to-Business Market Making on the Internet: A Case for End-of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hannes Marten; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Electric Vehicle Battery; Repurposing; Second Life; Business-to-Business; Market Making; Marketplace; Principal-Agent Theory; New Market Creation;

    Abstract : Introduction: The ongoing transformation towards emission-free means of transportation goes along with the resource-intensive production and integration of electric vehicle batteries. Despite the environmental potential in decarbonizing the transport sector, electric vehicle batteries lose capacity over time and use and are only usable for transportation purposes until reaching 70 to 80 residual capacity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Second Life Batteries Faciliating Sustainable Transition in the Transport and Energy Sectors? : An Exploratory Field Study in Colombia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Iris Vesterberg; Sofia Westerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Second life batteries; Electric vehicles; Lithium-Ion batteries; Battery energy storage; Colombia; Sustainable transition;

    Abstract : The increasing number of vehicles in Colombian cities have resulted in alarmingly low quality of air, further resulting in increasing health issues. One potential solution to this issue could be a shift from ICEVs (internal combustion engine vehicles) to EVs (electric vehicles). READ MORE