At last, after months of lobbying, has the EU’s energy chief seen the light and is he now willing to level the playing field for lead-acid and lithium?
Maroš Šefčovič, cornered by BEST Battery Briefing in Brussels last week, signalled the EU could be about to take a softer line on lead, as we report in our top story.
If Šefčovič is “not unfriendly” to lead, as he claimed, it begs the question: Who has been pushing the anti-lead agenda to date?
So is there now an open-door invitation for lead to play its rightful role in Europe’s future energy mix? Actions will speak louder than words…
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