Innovation Agora


EV Battery Supply Chain: Scale, geography & recycling

Tuesday, March 12

04:15 pm - 05:15 pm

Increased sales and penetration of EVs and the leading battery technology are creating pockets of suppliers dominating the market. Small clusters of mining and refining infrastructure are concentrated, creating risks of potential supply interruptions. How will geopolitical concerns factor in the battery supply chain? Is there room—and a resource base—for new entrants to disrupt the status quo? How will recycling and re-use impact the current system?

Session Speakers
  • Martín Pérez de Solay

    Orocobre Limited

    CEO & Managing Director

  • Jonas Moberg


    Global Head of Corporate Affairs

  • Henning Wicht

    IHS Markit

    Executive Director Consulting

  • Morgan D. Bazilian, Ph.D.

    Colorado School of Mines

    Director, Payne Institute & Professor of Public Policy

  • Paul K. Kearns

    Argonne National Laboratory

    Laboratory Director