24 May '15, 1am

Used Toyota Hybrid Batteries Repurposed At Yellowstone National Park

By Stephen Edelstein 8,159 views May 15, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Even after they're no longer suitable for their original purpose, the battery packs from hybrids and electric cars can still be useful. Battery energy-storage capacity diminishes over time, to the point where packs are no longer suitable for use in cars. But after their automotive service lives are finished, battery packs often still have enough usable capacity for other applications. RELATED: What's Best For Old Electric-Car Batteries: Reuse Or Recycling? (Sep 2011) Like, for example, powering a cluster of buildings in a remote part of Yellowstone National Park. Used Toyota Camry Hybrid battery packs will now store energy generated from solar panels at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus within the park. The system includes 208 Camry Hybrid nickel-metal-hydride battery packs rec...

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By Stephen Edelstein 54 views May 24, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Faradion prototype electric bic...

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ecosalon.com 24 May '15, 8am

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