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Is the future of used electric car batteries in grid energy storage systems like the Second Life Batteries Alliance project from BMW, Bosch and Vattenfall in Germany?

A new life for old batteries

A tie-up between BMW, Bosch and Vattenfall in Germany could help speed up halting moves to develop low-cost energy storage reserves from old car batteries.The three companies last month launched the Second Life Batteries Alliance…


The Bosch energy storage solution in Braderup consists of a vanadium redox flow battery from Vanadis Power and a Sony lithium-ion battery store.

Bosch uses hybrid battery system for energy storage

Residents in blustery Braderup, Northern Germany, will be celebrating a Christmas with a difference this year. The energy to cook their Plätzchen will have been plucked from thin air… with help from a groundbreaking energy storage project.In July,…


Featuring Saft li-ion batteries, the Bosch BPT-S 5 Hybrid is aimed at Germany's residential PV sector

Bosch eyes PV energy storage

All this recent talk of integrated solar and battery energy storage has got a lot of people thinking of market opportunities. Take German manufacturer Bosch, for example, which is now targeting its snapily-titled BPT-S 5…



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Bosch iBooster brakes better

Bosch has announced a new braking system, iBooster, that will improve vehicle control and capture more braking energy for hybrids and electric vehicles. While improved control is obviously a good idea, the unit also recovers much of…