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Benedikte Wrålsen


C4102 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Benedikte Wrålsen works as a researcher at the University of Agder with life cycle assessment (LCA), circular economy and techno-economic assessment. She also works with LCA at Morrow Batteries.

Benedikte has previously worked as an environmental advisor and consultant, as the head of UiA's master's programme in industrial economics and technology management, and has been working as a volunteer with teaching in China and Peru. She is in the final phase of her PhD at UiA and has a master's degree in industrial ecology from NTNU with a specialization in LCA.


Academic interests


Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Circular economy

Value chain analysis 

Scientific publications

  • Wrålsen, Benedikte; O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2023). Use of life cycle assessment to evaluate circular economy business models in the case of Li-ion battery remanufacturing. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. ISSN: 0948-3349. 28s 554 - 565. doi:10.1007/s11367-023-02154-0.
  • 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; O'Born, Reyn Joseph (2022). Life cycle assessment to assess circular economy business models: case of Li-ion batteries.
  • Wrålsen, Benedikte (2022). Guest lecture in BYG401-G: Life-cycle assessment of batteries.
  • 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.

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