Renault optimizes the lifecycle of its electric vehicle batteries

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    Jo Pegram-Mills
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    Renault pioneered the development of electric vehicles in Europe, and leads the European electric vehicle market today. The vehicle batteries are rent
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    #31407

    Shadwell
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    A very interesting post, many thanks. Do you have any third party reviews of the recycling process rather than info which may be sourced by Renault. I am a new ZE40 owner ( in France ) and battery manufacture, reuse and recycling are of concern.
    Role on the (hopefully ) coming use of Super Capacitors in our application.

    #31412

    Trevor Larkum
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    We posted this news item last year – perhaps it answers some of your questions:

    Connected Energy and Renault to collaborate on energy storage and EV charging technology

    #31432

    reboot
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    I run a lot of low voltage dc,usb etc, devices from second life li-on cells,obtained from disguarded lap top batteries, given to me by local computer store.Charging is from solar PV.

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    Trevor Larkum
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    I run a lot of low voltage dc,usb etc, devices from second life li-on cells,obtained from disguarded lap top batteries, given to me by local computer store.Charging is from solar PV.

    I’ve thought about doing that – did you follow plans or did you design it yourself?

    #31605

    reboot
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    All my own work. Under the umbrella of “Pointless Projects”, just a hobby.
    Turnegy make a good very flexible charger.Balancing always a problem. Solar charging disguarded car batteries and then moving down from 12 to 5 v DC.

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    Trevor Larkum
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    Ok, thanks – I don’t have the confidence to do it myself.

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