News Digest Item
23 Sep 2016

“A second life for used batteries”


Vattenfall started operation of a battery storage with its pilot project “Battery 2nd Life” in Hamburg. The storage is made up of 2,600 used battery modules from more than 100 electric vehicles. It has a power capacity of 2 megawatts and a storage capacity of 2,800 kilowatt hours. The storage is to provide balancing power for the German grid. “Battery 2nd Life” is a joint project by Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch.

Find the press release in German here.

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