Tag: Second Life

Jul 7, 2022 - 02:05 pm

Mercedes-Benz Energy announces second life project in Canada

Mercedes-Benz Energy has signed a supply agreement with Canadian startup Moment Energy to give batteries from e-cars a second life in stationary applications. It is Mercedes-Benz Energy’s first agreement with a North American supplier of second-life energy storage systems.

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Jun 28, 2022 - 01:59 pm

Betteries AMPS completes certification of 2nd life battery

Betteries AMPS has completed the certification (CE, UN and IEC) of its second life battery with 48 V and 2.3 kWh, which is based on upcycled modules from electric vehicle batteries. This allows the Berlin-based start-up to offer the mobile battery to its customers.

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Jun 17, 2022 - 01:08 pm

Volvo Group invests in Connected Energy

British company Connected Energy, which builds stationary energy storage systems based on retired electric vehicle batteries, has raised £15 million from five new investors – including Swedish commercial vehicle group Volvo Group.

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May 25, 2022 - 02:37 pm

BMW to establish closed recycling loop for batteries

The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture has just established a closed cycle recycling operation in China for the reuse of the raw materials nickel, lithium and cobalt from high-voltage batteries. Compared to the use of newly mined material, CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 70 per cent.

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May 20, 2022 - 12:39 pm

VW presents Board of their battery unit

With the European Company (Société Européenne) founded last December, Volkswagen wants to bundle activities along the battery value chain. The group has now presented six members to make the Board of Directors, headed by Frank Blome, which is to expand the battery business from Salzgitter.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 04:27 pm

ZipCharge reveals mobile charging hub

London-based EV charging startup ZipCharge has revealed the GoHub, a portable EV charging station for shared, public use. The company claims it allows for significantly cheaper charging and installation than conventional fixed charging points.

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Mar 18, 2022 - 10:20 pm

Nissan & Enel build second-life storage in Melilla

In Spanish city of Melilla in North Africa, Nissan has teamed up with energy company Enel for a project on the second-life use of electric car batteries. Old batteries from Nissan electric cars have been integrated into a stationary storage system to improve grid stability.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Jaguar to use I-Pace batteries in 2nd Life project

Jaguar Land Rover has developed an emission-free energy storage system in collaboration with the energy company Pramac, using second-life batteries from the Jaguar I-Pace. This is to be used when access to the public electricity grid is limited or non-existent.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 04:34 pm

Tier Mobility launches battery reuse campaign

Micromobility provider Tier and Berlin-based startup Vertical Values are collaborating on solutions to extend the life of lithium batteries. The goal is to use reuse and circular economy practices to reduce environmental impact.

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Jan 29, 2022 - 01:20 pm

Battery reuse & recycling expands to scale in China

China is faced with an enormous wave of batteries ready for reuse and recycling stemming from the world’s largest EV uptake starting around six years ago. In the last six months, the Chinese government has issued a series of new directives to ensure the battery reuse and recycling industries can effectively expand to scale.

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Jan 28, 2022 - 04:48 pm

StoreDot wants to extend EV battery lifetimes

The Israeli battery developer StoreDot has presented a technology that is intended to extend the service life of batteries in electric vehicles – also with a view to connection use in stationary energy storage systems.

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Jan 3, 2022 - 12:51 pm

RWE commissions second life energy storage system in Germany

RWE has commissioned an energy storage system in Herdecke, North Rhine-Westphalia, which runs on used lithium-ion batteries from Audi electric cars. With this project, the energy company wants to gain knowledge in order to implement even larger storage systems in the future.

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Dec 20, 2021 - 04:36 pm

Audi High Power Charging Hub now live in Nuremberg

Audi has inaugurated its first charging hub at the exhibition centre in Nuremberg, Germany. The carmaker’s concept relies on battery buffers to deliver ultra-rapid charging using a standard low-voltage connection and also offers an extended lounge area.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 02:49 pm

Volkswagen founds battery unit in Europe

Volkswagen has founded a European Company (Société Européenne) to bundle activities along the battery value chain. In the future, third parties will also be able to participate in the SE as investors. In addition, VW confirms a number of personnel appointments in battery development.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 12:42 pm

ZF & CATL announce after-market battery alliance

ZF and battery manufacturer CATL have entered into an aftermarket services partnership to strengthen their e-mobility focus. The core of the cooperation is the transfer of knowledge in the areas of service network, training on batteries, connectivity, recycling and reuse.

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Nov 17, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Connected Energy to give old Forsee batteries a 2nd Life

The French battery manufacturer Forsee Power is cooperating with Connected Energy, a company that builds stationary energy storage systems based on spent electric vehicle batteries. The aim is to recycle Forsee batteries after they have been used in electric buses.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 11:09 am

BMW batteries now power pop culture for Coldplay

BMW found a new use for end-of-life electric car batteries. More than 40 partially recycled BMW i3 batteries provide electricity to Coldplay’s live performances, replacing diesel and gasoline generators for the band on tour.

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Oct 2, 2021 - 05:13 pm

Re-use, second life or recycling? Volkswagen BattMan ReLife knows

Volkswagen has just launched an analysis software called BattMan ReLife for batteries. The quick-check carried out by the software as an initial diagnosis is now being used in a pilot plant for battery recycling that Volkswagen Group Components has been operating at the Salzgitter site in Germany since the beginning of the year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/09/15/batteryloop-to-build-three-stationary-batteries-from-old-mercedes-batteries/
15.09.2022 14:11