Second-life batteries used in electric van

Carwatt presents a unique automotive application for second-life batteries from electric vehicles

On the sidelines of the COP21 summit, in the Solutions Gallery running from 2 to 9 December 2015 in Le Bourget near Paris, Carwatt and its partners —Renault, Paris City Council, BPI France, the Alès École des Mines Engineering School, and the Bobigny Business Campus — are showing a very special electric Renault Trafic. This prototype vehicle, the only one of kind in the world, is powered by second-life lithium-ion batteries recycled from Renault electric cars.

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Circular economy at work with electric vehicles

When, over time, the batteries of a Renault electric vehicle fall the performance threshold specified for their initial automotive power duty (around 75% of initial capacity), they can still provide valuable service in “second-life” applications before end-of-life disposal at a recycling centre. Experiments are already under way on power storage applications, for example.

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    Carwatt presents a unique automotive application for second-life batteries from electric vehicles On the sidelines of the COP21 summit, in the Solutio
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    I presume these batteries are from the ZOE, though perhaps they could be from the Fluence ZE.

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