Engineering:American Battery Technology Company

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Short description: Battery recycling company

American Battery Technology Company (ABTC), formerly American Battery Metals Corporation, is a United States -based battery recycling technology startup founded in 2011.[1] It employs a hydrometallurgical process to recycle batteries and a targeted extraction system to extract raw materials from primary resources.[2][3]

In 2019, the company was selected as winner of BASF’s Battery Recycling Circularity Challenge, allowing for the demonstration of its lithium-ion battery recycling technology as part of the Greentown Labs accelerator program.[4] In 2021, it received a $2 million contract from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy for commercialization of its integrated lithium-ion battery recycling system.[5][6]

The company's Research Development Center has been located at the Nevada Center for Applied Research (NCAR) at the University of Nevada Reno (UNR) since 2021.[7]