Dynamic Change in the Storage Market: Developments, Trends & Challenges

The smarter E Podcast Episode 75 | December 16, 2021 | Language: English

The storage industry is experiencing dynamic change - not least due to e-mobility. The increasing demand for batteries is also leading to the establishment of production facilities in Europe. But where is the market heading? Where is the greatest potential? And where are the biggest difficulties? Anil Srivastava, CEO of Leclanché SA, the Swiss provider of energy storage solutions, tells us.


  • 2.26: About the building capacity of batteries/storage in Europe
  • 7.24: What are the technical challenges facing the storage industry?
  • 11.42: Where is greater potential: in stationary or mobile applications?

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About Leclanché and Anil Srivastava:

Headquartered in Switzerland, Leclanché SA is a leading provider of high-quality energy storage solutions designed to accelerate progress toward a clean energy future. Leclanché's history and heritage are rooted in more than 100 years of innovative battery and energy storage development - the company is a trusted provider of energy storage solutions worldwide.

Anil Srivastava joined Leclanché as Chief Executive Officer in June 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Srivastava was Chief Executive of Areva Renewables and a member of the Areva Group Board of Directors from January 2009 to December 2011. Until recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of a large offshore wind company in Germany.

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