09 Jun '17, 12pm

Renault plans huge energy storage plant using old Zoe electric-car battery packs

Renault plans huge energy storage plant using old Zoe electric-car battery packs

With more plug-in electric vehicles on the road today than ever, automakers are working to solve an impending issue: what to do with used lithium-ion batteries. Once the batteries are no longer suitable to power vehicles, automakers must recycle or repurpose them. Now, through a partnership with The Mobility House, the Renault Nissan Alliance is planning to use them in a 100-megawatt power storage plant in Europe. DON'T MISS: Mercedes launches home energy-storage battery, echoing Tesla The energy-storage facility would give used lithium-ion batteries from the automakers' electric cars a second life for many years into the future. Reuters reports the plant will be big enough to power 120,000 homes, roughly equaling the output of of one natural-gas or coal-powered utility station. It may also be used to cover electricity consumption during peak demands. Longer-range Renault ...

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