“Our analysis showed that B2U is unlikely to significantly reduce the upfront cost of PEVs, but it will eliminate car owners’ end-of-service costs, like battery disposal or recycling, and could even provide a credit of as much as 1,000 dollars. The potential of integrating B2U energy storage with the electricity grid could be large with adoption from industry.”
Ahmad Pesaran, Energy Storage Group Manager of the DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), reports key findings of a recent study on what the value second use of batteries could possibly mean for the EV and after market.
“We need charging, charging, charging.”
Doron Amiran, electric vehicle program manager for the climate protection center, welcomes new state building rules in California that require new homes to include the conduit and setup to accommodate EV charging stations.
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