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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.25 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info


    EU Transparency Register

    673674011803-02 First registered on 05 Sep 2013

    Goals / Remit

    RECHARGE is the industry association for the advanced rechargeable and lithium batteries value chain in Europe. Founded in 1998, it is our mission to promote advanced rechargeable batteries as a key technology that will contribute to a more empowered, sustainable and circular economy by enabling decarbonized electricity and mobility. RECHARGE’s unique membership covers all aspects of the advanced rechargeable battery value chain in Europe: From suppliers of primary and secondary raw materials, to battery and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to logistic partners and battery recyclers.

    Main EU files targeted

    Batteries Directive/Regulation, European Batteries Alliances, European Raw Materials Alliance, Green Deal, REACH, WEEE, ROHS, Product Environment Footprint initiative, EIP Raw Materials initiative, Ecodesign Directive, Ecolabel, Renewable Energy Directive


    Head Office
    Avenue de Tervueren, 168
    Brussels 1150 - Box 3
    EU Office
    Avenue de Tervueren, 168
    Brussels 1150 - Box 3


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Pia Alina LANGE 06 Feb 2020 06 Feb 2021

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    Member of EUROMETAUX, BEPA and EGVIA
    Member of ERMA and EBA
    Partner of Battery 2030+

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant BATTERIES 2030PLUS 26,000€
    Grant FUTURAM project 10,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant futuram project 20,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    logos 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year


    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    FUTURAML is a EU funded REASEARCH PROJECT, about quantification of the urban mine, including batteries.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Communication activities

    Product Environment Footprint Category Rules for rechargeable batteries
    Expert for the batteries safety testing project SABATAIR and co-chair of the SAE G-27 standardization committee for Safety Test of Lithium Batteries Packaging
    Member of the H2020 project Futuram
    Member of the Commission intiative "Battery Alliance" and "Raw Materials Alliance"
    Representation in the European Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP) on Batteries (also BatteRIes Europe)
    Partner of Battery 2030+
    Observer Association to the Batteries European Partnership Association (BEPA)
    Stakeholder consultation within the modernization of the batteries legislation
    Stakeholder consultation within the European Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability
    Stakeholder consultation within the Net Zero Industry Act

    Other activities

    Contribution to the objectives definition for the batteries recycling efficiency (directive EU 493/21012).
    Contribution to the batteries life cycle analysis (directive 2009/125 EC).
    Selected for the Commission PEF pilot project 2014-2017
    Relaunch of the Commission PEFCR for rechargeable batteries 2020-ongoing
    Organization of a "Friends of Batteries" conference in Oct 2018 and in January 2021, and a "Battery collection day" in the European parliament in 2016

  • Meetings


    3 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 08 Sep 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Batteries and REPowerEU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      • Eszter Batta (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Sep 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Will follow
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Joint meeting with Eurometaux, EUROBAT and RECHARGE to discuss the future of batteries and related chemicals management
      DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
      • Joost Korte (Director-General)
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