A digital battery passport provides easy access to structured, reliable, and complete information about the battery. This fresh initiative in the U.S. lithium battery landscape aims to simplify consumers’ choice and use of batteries.
The U.S. government agencies are working on battery passport requirements, centralizing battery specifications and pertinent details, making it user-friendly for the everyday buyer.
This digital battery passport offers a streamlined gateway to trustworthy and comprehensive battery data. Its widespread embrace is important for battery industry growth, pioneering products, safety, and environmental stewardship.
As U.S. government bodies shape this directive, those in the electric industrial equipment sector can reference the EU’s recent regulations for insight. But what exactly is a digital battery passport?
Digital Battery Passport provides transparency, rewards responsibility
A digital battery passport is a unique file created for each battery that contains complete information about the battery, its components, technical specifications, telemetry data, service history, expected life, and so on (Figure 1).
The manufacturer provides it to authorized operators. For companies operating electric industrial equipment, easy access to complete battery data translates into higher efficiency in their fleet management and equipment utilization. It also makes corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and emissions reporting easier.
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