Electric Vehicle Technology
November 10, 2023

Updated Standard Contributes to EV Battery Circularity

EV BatteryOn November 10, 2023, UL Standards & Engagement published the second edition of UL 1974, Standard for Safety for Evaluation for Repurposing or Remanufacturing Batteries. This standard provides requirements for the sorting and grading process involved in repurposing batteries from their original configured use, such as powering electric vehicles, to use in other applications, such as energy storage. Among the updates in this edition are new requirements that cover the sorting and grading process for remanufactured, reconditioned, or rebuilt batteries intended for use in the same or similar application.

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