Nissan has announced a new plan to recycle old batteries from its Nissan Leaf electric vehicle and use the batteries for energy storage.
Nissan has teamed up with Green Charge Networks, a company which provides commercial energy storage and the two companies will recycle batteries from Nissan Leaf vehicles to use for energy storage.
“A lithium-ion battery from a Nissan LEAF still holds a great deal of value as energy storage, even after it is removed from the vehicle, so Nissan expects to be able to reuse a majority of LEAF battery packs in non-automotive applications,” said Brad Smith, director of Nissan’s 4R Energy business in the U.S. “Nissan looks forward to working with Green Charge Networks to get second-life vehicle batteries into the hands of customers who can realize benefits that include improved sustainability and lower energy costs.”
You can find out more details about the new prtoject to recycle the batteries from Nissan Leaf electric vehicles over at Nissan at the link below.
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