Second Life of xEV Batteries in Microgrids

Second Life of xEV Batteries in Microgrids
Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Authors:
Dr. Jin Wang
He Li and Mohammed Alsolami
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Pages: 3

The rapid growth of the market for hybrid and pure electric vehicles (xEV) presents a new challenge on how to manage used EV batteries (Li-ion or NiMH) after they are no longer employed inside vehicles. Can retired batteries be utilized in other less demanding applications before they are disposed of? The answer may lie within emerging microgrids.

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