Recharged for Reuse

Recharged for Reuse

The benefits and safety challenges of a second life for EV batteries.

Electric vehicle (EV) use is steadily increasing on a global scale, thanks to two main drivers. First, automakers are looking for ways to address global warming concerns and emissions mandates. This — combined with government incentives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the auto sector (and rebates/other incentives to purchasers of electric vehicles) — is one sector driving growth. At the same time, the price of lithium batteries has been decreasing steadily while performance is up,

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