The study has started in early Septemnder 2018 and is exptected to run until May 2019. The table below gives an indicative timeline.
|3 September 2018||Start to the study|
|11 September 2018||Launch website|
|20 December 2018||
Stakeholder meeting for registered stakeholders (note: spaces are limited and only a representative selection of stakeholders will be admitted)
For more info see main menu on "Register for Meeting"
Note: this date is only preliminary and it will be confirmed in the upcoming weeks.
|April 2019||Publication of reviewed Task 1 to 5 reports and draft Task 6 and 7 reports for comments, see documents section.|
|2nd of May 2019||
2nd Stakeholder meeting, for more information and registration please see main menu Register for Meeting.
|24th of May||Deadline for stakeholder comments and position papers, see documents.|
|end of July||Final task 1- 7 report|
|13th of June||
The EC has launched an open public consultation on a potential regulatory intervention related to this study, see:
|29th of August 2019||
Complementary study launched which is expected to terminate in January 2020, dealing with:
Work Package 1 – Feasibility of scope extension to electric scooters, bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
Work Package 2 – Characterization of performance and sustainability requirements for rechargeable batteries with internal storage for chemistries other than lithium-ion for both electro-mobility and stationary applications.
Work Package 3 - Development of models for rechargeable battery chemistries and technologies beyond lithium-ion, in compliance with the existing product environmental footprint (pef) category rules.
Work Package 4 – Feasibility analysis of introducing requirements on sustainable sourcing (e.g., supply chain due diligence obligations) for rechargeable batteries with internal storage placed in the eu internal market.
|20th of September 2019||Final Task 1 to 7 reports are published|
|5th of November 2019||Third stakeholder meeting in Brussels, for registration and agenda see this page.|
|22nd of October 2019||Discussion notes for the 4 complementary study work packages are now available, see documents section.|
Those who have registered through this website will be informed of website updates, meetings and availability of (draft) documents.
* Any stakeholder meeting is subject to confirmation of room availability at the European Commission. Please do not make your travel arrangement before receiving the final agenda about 4 weeks prior to the meeting.