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About Batteries

Learn more about the types of batteries being used and how best to manage them.

Energy Storage Batteries

Many batteries used for energy storage look similar and may not be labelled with a chemistry symbol.   In most cases they are made up of a number of smaller cells of battery types listed on the previous page.   If this is the case and you have not gathered this information at the installation stage, it is important to contact the supplier to find out the chemistry of your battery. The following will help you identify battery type and assist in finding an appropriate recycler. 

Simple steps for safe and responsible battery disposal

If you are a consumer, the following steps are suggested when disposing of an energy storage system.

For more assistance with these steps, download the ABRI CEC Consumer Guide to Responsible Recycling of Battery Storage Systems.