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Request for Information on Collection, Transportation, Sorting, Processing, and Second Life Applications for End-of-Life Lithium-Ion Batteries

Announcement Number
Announcement Type
Request for Information (RFI)
Opening Date
Closing Date
Contract Specialist
Jacob Rauen
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Starting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time

This Request for Information seeks public input to help inform DOE’s implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also commonly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), specifically the BIL sections relevant to this Request for Information, which are 40207(e), 40207(f), and 40208. The purpose of these three provisions is to ensure that the United States has viable domestic manufacturing and recycling capability to support and sustain a domestic battery supply chain. By execution of these efforts, the programs support the Biden Administration’s goal of achieving a carbon-free electric grid by 2035 and a net zero emissions economy by 2050.

This is a Request for Information only. The U.S. Department of Energy will not pay for information provided under this Request for Information and no project will be supported as a result of this Request for Information. This Request for Information is not accepting applications for financial assistance or financial incentives. The U.S. Department of Energy may or may not issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement based on consideration of the input received from this Request for Information. 
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