Grant holder: Prof G Akdogan
Institution: Stellenbosch University
Duration: 30 January 2017 to 31 March 2019
Project outline: The purpose of this project is to determine an environmentally friendly method for recycling of lithium batteries, with the primary aim of extracting as much of the value contained in spent lithium batteries as possible, thereby increasing the economics and sustainability of the process. Central to the aims of the research is recovering the cobalt, nickel, copper together with lithium as saleable products.