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30 Nov 2023

Solar Farms: New Life for Retired EV Batteries

EV batteries, when reaching 70-80% capacity, are often replaced. Critical materials inside like lithium, nickel, and cobalt are reusable. A growing recycling industry funded by Energy Department loans and the Inflation Reduction Act is emerging. Studies indicate 75% of old packs could serve as stationary storage, exemplified by a Southern California company, [B2U Storage Solutions](, extending battery life in solar farms. [Source](

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