Indonesian researchers use coffee grounds to power EV batteries

JAKARTA: Indonesia is one of the world’s top coffee growers and its coffee grounds may have been given a new lease of life, after researchers found a use for them as a lithium battery component.

The team from the University of Indonesia in Depok have found a way to process coffee grounds into graphite, a form of carbon, which can be added into the anode active material within electric vehicle (EV) batteries, amid the country’s ambition to become a key player in the EV industry.

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