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Benedikte Wrålsen

PhD Research Fellow

A244 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 3, Grimstad )

Benedikte Wrålsen works as a PhD candidate in Circular Economy. She is a part of the research project  BATMAN (Lithium ion BATteries - Norwegian opportunities within sustainable end-of-life MANagement, reuse and new material streams), in cooperation with businesses and research institutions. She is the head of master's program in Industrial Economics and Technology Management, and a lecturer in research methods. 

She has previously worked as an environmental advisor with environmental management and certification systems. Benedikte Wrålsen holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Ecology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), with specialization in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Her Bachelor of Science in Business Management is from University of Essex. 

Courses and teaching

IND590-G Master Thesis

ME425-G Research Methods

IND514-G Project Business and Governance 

Academic interests

Circular economy

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Value chain analysis 

Scientific publications

  • Wrålsen, Benedikte; Fässler, Bernhard (2022). Multiple scenario analysis of battery energy storage system investment: measuring economic and circular viability. Batteries. ISSN: 2313-0105. 8 (2). doi:10.3390/batteries8020007.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte; Prieto-Sandoval, Vanessa; Mejia-Villa, Andres; O'Born, Reyn Joseph; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Fässler, Bernhard (2021). Circular business models for lithium-ion batteries - Stakeholders, barriers, and drivers. Journal of Cleaner Production. ISSN: 0959-6526. 317doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128393.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte; O'Born, Reyn Joseph; Skaar, Christofer (2018). Life cycle assessment of an ambitious renovation of a Norwegian apartment building to nZEB standard. Energy and Buildings. ISSN: 0378-7788. 177s 197 - 206. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.07.036.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte (2021). Techno-economic assessments of grid-connected battery energy storage systems.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte (2021). Sirkulær bruk av ressursene i batterier.
  • Fässler, Bernhard; Choux, Martin Marie Hubert; Wrålsen, Benedikte (2019). Trailblazing Resource Management Through the Upcoming Battery Wave.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte; Fässler, Bernhard; Choux, Martin Marie Hubert; Wrålsen, Benedikte (2019). Batterier og sirkulær økonomi - forskning ved UiA.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte; Hellström, Magnus Mikael (2019). Business models in the battery value chain.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte (2019). Guest lecture in BYG401-G Life-cycle assessment of constructions.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte (2019). Arendalsuka arrangement: HVORDAN SIKRE SIRKULÆR RESSURSBRUK FØR BATTERIBØLGEN TAR OSS? - bidrag fra UiA.

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