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InnoEnergy Skills Institute: the EU alone is expected to retrain a staggering 800,000 workers

The demands within the battery industry are diversifying, from lithium-ion batteries fueling electromobility to stationary battery storage systems. The clock is ticking, and to scale and meet the soaring demand, we require a skilled talent pool ready to act today. 

InnoEnergy Skills Institute’s latest report, “Powering the Transition to Net Zero Economies” delves deep into this critical industry, offering insights into unique job profiles across the battery value chain, based on data from over 600 job profiles. It emphasizes the indispensable skills needed to supercharge the potential of this industry.

The report goes beyond theory, offering practical examples of skills matrixes for pivotal roles such as Battery System Engineers and Quality Technicians. These matrices provide a clear roadmap for individuals and organizations looking to excel in this dynamic field.

In today’s rapidly evolving world, the shift towards sustainable energy is more crucial than ever. At the forefront of this transition lies the battery industry, a cornerstone in the journey towards a Net Zero Economy. To navigate this transformative landscape successfully, we must equip our workforce with the precise skills required to meet the industry’s demands effectively. Our report is a comprehensive guide that sheds light on this imperative.  

The battery value chain spanning from the sourcing of raw materials to manufacturing and recycling, is experiencing exponential growth. As we move towards 2025, the EU alone is expected to retrain a staggering 800,000 workers, underscoring the urgency of comprehending the intricate landscape of essential skills in this sector.   

Source: InnoEnergy