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BMW’s Used Battery Power Plant

BMW Built a Power Plant from Old Electric-Car Batteries; The carmaker is exploring ways to find new life for its spent batteries. Michael Reilly, September 26, 2016 (MIT Technology Review) “…Electric vehicle makers face the looming question of what to do] with all the spent batteries? One answer: turn a huge pile of them into a grid-scale power plant…[Lithium-ion batteries are continuing
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