GM and ABB Backup Power Unit Built From Used Chevrolet Volt Battery Packs
ByKen Zino|Published14 November 2012| Full size is × pixels
GM said when an EV battery has reached the end of its car life only 30% or less of its real life has been used. This can be applied to other applications such as powering a structure before the battery is finally recycled.
General Motors and ABB prototype back-up power storage unit that repackages five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit that becomes an uninterruptable power supply and grid power balancing system.