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ABB’s Kreusel says ‘Energy storage as an important part of Smart Grids’

By / March 8, 2012

When people test-drive hybrid-electric or extended-range electric vehicles, such as the Toyota Prius or the Chevy Volt or the Nissan Leaf, the question came up, “What happens to electric vehicle batteries when they wear out?”

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Video of the week: ABB’s Kreusel says ‘Energy storage as an important part of Smart Grids’

By / March 5, 2012

Several times last week when participants in the MCARE meeting were looking at and test-driving the Chevy Volt, the question came up, “What happens to electric vehicle batteries when they wear out?” The answer is that when they are fully worn out, the materials will be recycled in special facilities. However, used battery packs won’t…

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