The partnership will see a consolidation of experience and sources concerning the value-chain of automotive battery techniques, whereas laying the groundwork for a sustainable renewable vitality growth, Daimler stated in a launch.
Below the partnership, Mercedes-Benz Power and BJEV, which is a BAIC Group subsidiary, intend to make use of BJEV’s outdated electrical automobile batteries for this goal.
BJEV was established in 2009 by the BAIC Group as a growth platform for New Power Automobiles. With greater than 420,000 battery-electric autos in the marketplace up to now, BJEV is among the main producers of all-electric autos in China.
Commenting on the partnership CEO of Mercedes-Benz Power Gordon Gassmann stated “The extension of regenerative and thus high-fluctuation vitality manufacturing is quickly growing worldwide. The tendency in the direction of growing distances between the positioning of vitality manufacturing and the positioning of vitality consumption additionally means enormous challenges for in the present day’s vitality grids.
“That is creating wide-ranging alternatives for stationary vitality storage techniques worldwide. 2nd-life battery storage models are a really wise complement, as with the additional utilisation of disused automobile batteries we’re additionally making sustainable use of worthwhile uncooked supplies.”
The German automaker additional knowledgeable that with intensive assessments and simulations, the Mercedes-Benz Power engineers will show within the coming months how electrical automotive storage models will in future additionally be capable of assist the Chinese language energy grid effectively and sustainably with regard to fluctuation and energy outage administration.