Second Life of xEV Batteries in Microgrids

Posted:
15 Mar 2017
Authors:
Dr. Jin Wang, He Li and Mohammed Alsolami
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Page/Slide Count:
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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