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Subsidy Independent EVs, Solar And Battery Storage By 2020

Last month investment bank UBS  released a report charting the disruptive triangle of solar, EVs, and energy storage. The report claimed that by 2020, payback time for unsubsidized investment in EVs, solar, and battery storage will be as low as 6-8 years – triggering global changes in the energy industry. The report…

1 week ago by Mark Hovis 80

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3 Post-Vehicle Applications For Automotive Lithium-Ion Batteries

A peer-reviewed Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report, titled Remanufacturing, Repurposing, and Recycling of Post-Vehicle-Application Lithium-Ion Batteries, suggests that there are three reasonable second-life uses for automotive lithium-ion batteries: Remanufacturing for reuse in vehicles by replacing any damaged cells Repurposing by reengineering battery for stationary storage application. Recycling by disassembling…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 7