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April 1, 2019

Li-Cycle Named One of the Top 100 Global Companies Contributing to the Global Energy Transition

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Dear Followers and Subscribers,


We are pleased to announce that Li-Cycle has been named as one of the top 100 international start-ups contributing to the energy transition through the 2019 Start-up Energy Transition (SET) Awards competition. This competition is run by the German Energy Agency (dena) and supported by the World Energy Council.


Li-Cycle has gone through four evaluation phases of the competition together with 450 other applicants from 80 countries and was selected as one of the top 100 companies. Li-Cycle Technology™ competed in the innovative mobility category and proved that its solution provides a positive impact on climate change, energy transition, and sustainable development.


The complete #SET100 list is available here, including a brief description of all nominated companies.


In September 2019, Li-Cycle and the other #SET100 companies will have the opportunity to exhibit at the 24th World Energy Congress, the flagship triennial event of the World Energy Council held in Abu Dhabi.


Thank you very much for your continued support and interest. Our team looks forward to providing further updates as Li-Cycle continues our contribution to a sustainable future.


Yours sincerely,


Ajay Kochhar
President and CEO
Li-Cycle Corp.


For more information, please contact:


Ajay Kochhar, President & CEO
Katherine Nguyen, Communications & Administrative Coordinator
Telephone: +1 (647) 490-4280
Email: [email protected]


About Start-up Energy Transition

Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is a leading international platform supporting innovation in energy transition. SET is implemented with the conviction that sustainable energy solutions and mitigating climate change are directly linked to a bridge between inventive business models and political will. Powered by the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council (WEC), their initiative connects start-ups, international venture capitalists & investors, and partners in the public sector. As a global platform, SET link like-minded people from various fields to promote innovation and make global energy transition a success.


The SET platform is comprised of the annual SET Award and SET Tech Festival. The SET Award is presented by the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council. This award is an international competition for start-ups and young companies worldwide who are working on ideas affecting global energy transition and climate change. There are six different categories applicants can present their projects in, all with the aim of clean energy promotion. The three most promising start-ups in each category will pitch their business ideas at our annual summit – the SET Tech Festival – which brings our impressive network together in the spring. For more information, please visit: