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Solar energy farms could offer second life for electric vehicle batteries

May 21, 2020 by Anant Jain

(Source: MIT News) As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity worldwide, there will soon be a wave of used batteries whose performance is no longer sufficient for vehicles that need reliable acceleration and range. But a new study shows that these batteries could still have a useful and profitable second life as backup storage for grid-scale solar photovoltaic installations, where they could perform for more than a decade in this less demanding role. Read full article…

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