September 22, 2014 — A report on repurposing used electric vehicle batteries to store renewable energy by the Climate Change and Business Research Initiative at UCLA/UC Berkeley law schools is featured in Scientific American. Ethan Elkind, associate director of the Climate Change and Business Program at the schools, which runs the initiative, is quoted.
With sales for plug-ins growing, it became important to look at the battery issue, (Elkind said.)
California needs to get policies in place now, he said, to help the "second-life" EV battery market flourish.
"California is perfectly positioned to be the leader in the country, if not the world," Elkind said.
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