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Nissan & Eaton Accepting 2nd-Life EV Battery Home Storage Pre-Orders

December 5th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Nissan and its partner Eaton have begun accepting pre-orders in the UK for its new xStorage Home portfolio of energy storage products. The product line — which includes a total of 6 different product configurations — was developed cooperatively by Nissan and the power management firm Eaton


Recycling EV Batteries More Cost-Competitive Than Using For Home Energy Storage — Lux Research Echoes Tesla CTO JB Straubel

November 24th, 2016 | by James Ayre

It makes more sense from an economic standpoint to recycle old plug-in electric vehicle batteries than to reuse them directly for home energy storage, according to a new report from Lux Research. The primary reason? According to Lux Research, reused plug-in electric vehicle batteries will "deliver questionable returns on account of reduced performance, limiting them to application with less frequent and shallower depth of discharge cycles."



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