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Connected Energy to deploy second-life battery ESS for real-time energy use and research project

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 11:59 -- Paul Crompton

Second-life battery developer Connected Energy is set to install an energy storage system in the UK using 24 used Renault Kangoo electric vehicle battery packs.

The £20 million ($25 million) 300kW/360kWh E-STOR system will help optimise energy use and peak loads across a system including PV, EV chargers and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).

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UK firm deploys grid-scale second-life lithium-ion energy storage system in Belgium

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 16:01 -- Paul Crompton

UK company Connected Energy has commissioned its largest second-life battery energy storage system to date using repurposed electric vehicle packs from Renault. 

The 720kWh/1.2MW E-STOR system is installed at Umicore’s industrial site in Belgium and uses batteries from Kangoo vehicles.

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Second-life research project reaches major milestone

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 16:17 -- John Shepherd
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A UK company has found a way to integrate the large liquid-cooled batteries used in Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in an energy storage system.

Connected Energy has adapted its E-Stor energy storage technology to operate the car manufacturer’s I-Pace batteries, giving them a second life.

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Investment boost for UK second-life EV BESS firm

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:01 -- Xuan Zhong
Investment boost for UK second-life EV BESS firm

UK firm Connected Energy (CE) has secured a GBP3 million ($4.1m) investment boost for the development of its E-STOR energy storage system that uses 'second-life' lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries.

CE said the cash injection from Australian investment banking company Macquarie Group and French electric utility ENGIE will provide “working capital” to help its “ambitious growth plans in the UK and Europe.”

 

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