The True Lifespan Of EV Batteries Will Surprise You | Random Thursday

From Joe Scott.

EV batteries are expensive, and some would say wasteful. But there are second life applications for EV batteries that could keep them useful for a surprisingly long time.

Here are the studies on second-life solutions:

https://energycenter.org/program/secondary-use-applications-plug-ev-lithium-ion-batteries

PV Firming – short-term working with PV https://energycenter.org/sites/default/files/docs/nav/programs/second-life/PV-Firming-Report_04-07-2015.pdf

Demand Charge Management https://energycenter.org/sites/default/files/docs/nav/programs/second-life/Long-Term-Test-Report_DCM_CH3-CH4_Final_08-18-2015.pdf

Regulation Energy Management https://energycenter.org/sites/default/files/docs/nav/programs/second-life/Long-Term-Test-Report_PREM_CH1_Final_04-15-2015.pdf

Primary Frequency Response https://energycenter.org/sites/default/files/docs/nav/programs/second-life/Long-Term-Test-Report_PFR_CH1-CH4_Final_08-21-2015.pdf

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LINKS LINKS LINKS:

Ben’s Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2CaWaKjS1Y&

Eaton’s StorageX solution:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g05gHbZsn-k

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/automotive-and-assembly/our-insights/second-life-ev-batteries-the-newest-value-pool-in-energy-storage

https://insideevs.com/news/337850/xstorage-by-nissan-offers-rebuilt-leaf-batteries-for-home-power/

https://www.drivingelectric.com/your-questions-answered/840/how-recyclable-are-batteries-electric-cars