Single-use battery demand in the United States is forecast to expand 1.5 percent per year to $3.5 billion in 2020. Zinc air batteries will continue to post the most rapid growth, driven by increased purchases of hearing aids by an aging population.
Single-use batteries - also known as primary, disposable, or dry-cell batteries - are non-rechargeable energy storage units that are thrown away or recycled after discharge.
Types of single-use batteries in the study include:
The major markets for single-use batteries included are: