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ELSA

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

August 2019
Gallery ELSA 1
Gallery ELSA 1
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Identification

ELSA is an electrical lithium-ion storage assembled using 2nd life electrical vehicle (EV) batteries for stationary application in buildings.

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.

Label Date August 2019
From France
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For New clients, visibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • Scalable solution.
  • Can provide multiple services to buildings and grids.
03.

The Financial benefits

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

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Company Profile

Bouygues

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

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Headquarters 75008 Paris, France
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Networking Partner

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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