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Stationary usage of second hand li-ion batteries from electric vehicles

August 2019


Stationary usage of second hand li-ion batteries from electric vehicles

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date August 23, 2019
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 2 - Commercial Trial Small Scale

By integrating second life car batteries and an Intelligent Energy Management System, a wide range of applications can be used. It can balance electricity demand and local PV generation (i.e. commercial buildings and farms). In charging stations, it can shave load peaks of high demand and balance times of high generation. The storage can be less expensive than a storage with new batteries all while delivering the same services for stationary storage. Distribution system operators (DSOs) can use it in sub-stations for frequency and power regulation.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Scalable solution.
  • Can provide multiple services to buildings and grids.

The Financial Benefits

  • 30 to 50% less expensive than a new battery with the same characteristics.

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Company Profile


Bouygues is a diversified industrial group operating in three sectors: construction, telecoms and media.

Headquarters 75008 Paris, France
Type Company
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Horizon Results Platform - European Commission

The Horizon Results Platform is a new European Commission platform helping EU Research & Innovation funding beneficiaries to valorise their results with a view to creating socio-economic impact.

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