The Energy Storage Report 2024

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second life batteries

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April 9, 2024
A second life energy storage assembly plant has opened in Germany, amidst a rapid fall in battery prices which could threaten the economics of repurposing EV batteries into stationary units.
January 11, 2024
The increasing cost-competitiveness of LFP battery cells has made first life batteries more attractive than second life ones, Finland-based BESS solutions firm Cactos told Energy-Storage.news after a €26 million (US$28.5 million) fundraise.
October 11, 2023
Canada-based firm Moment Energy has secured UL 1974 certification for second life energy storage production, the first in North America to do so, the company said.
August 30, 2023
Automotive OEM Jaguar Land Rover and Wykes Engineering have deployed a 2.5MWh second life battery energy storage system (BESS) using EV batteries, and aims to expand it to 7.5MWh by the end of 2023.
July 12, 2023
New company Allye Energy has raised £900k (US$1.1 million) to scale up production of its mobile battery energy storage system (BESS) using second life EV batteries.
June 27, 2023
We caught up with Cling Systems, a B2B trading platform for end-of-life lithium-ion batteries which has seen 400MWh of volumes in aggregate for second life energy storage to-date.
June 13, 2023
Significant partnerships in Germany have been struck on second life energy storage and large-scale deployments, by ABO Wind and Tricera, and Kyon Energy and Obton, respectively.
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May 24, 2023
The battery manager for Sweden-based Stena Recycling Group discussed the firm’s approach to the battery market and reusing batteries for second life in an exclusive interview with Energy-Storage.news.
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May 2, 2023
Element Energy’s large stock of batteries for second life energy storage are mostly LG batteries recalled from EVs in the last few years due to fire safety concerns, a source told Energy-Storage.news.
April 18, 2023
Mining giant Glencore, Spain-based utility Iberdrola and commercial waste management firm FCC are partnering to develop lithium-ion battery circularity solutions, including recycling and second life.

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