NextEnergy battery update: thoughts on “second life” for EV applications and Detroit events to learn

Electric vehicles (EVs) are trendy, fun to drive, cheaper to maintain, and better for the environment. As the EV market continues to grow, so too will the market for batteries that power them. Unless you work in the EV industry, you’re probably unfamiliar with how sophisticated an EV battery can be. EV batteries are substantially different from the battery you’d find in your cell phone or the standard 12 volt battery used to start your car and power its accessories. More