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Estimating the availability of energy storage capacity from used electric vehicle batteries on a national scale

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dc.contributor.author Fallah, Narjes
dc.contributor.author Fitzpatrick, Colin
dc.date.accessioned 2021-06-16T13:07:03Z
dc.date.available 2021-06-16T13:07:03Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10210
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Moving toward a zero-carbon transport system accelerates the diffusion of batteries in society through electric vehicles. This so-called “clean transport”, as kind as it is to the environment during its lifetime, could be a burden for waste management at end of life if not managed properly. A circular waste management system, alternatively, suggests exploring the appropriate actions and policies to create the right environment for the second use of end-of-life batteries. A temporal estimation of the remained capacity in end-of-life electric vehicle batteries enables us to find the fitting second-use applications. This paper will present a model which has been developed for Ireland which combines (i) predictions for the adoption of electric vehicles by class, (ii) vehicle lifetime estimates based on a combination of current EV & ICE vehicles, and (iii) estimation of end-of-life battery generation and associated reuse capacity. The model computes a range of scenarios to estimate the potential availability of EV batteries for secondary use in Ireland out to 2050. Our estimation shows that a scale of several ten, several hundred, and a few several thousand megawatt-hour energy capacities would be available by 2050 in small, medium, and large class vehicles. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 4th PLATE 2021 Virtual Conference, 26-28 May 2021;
dc.subject electric vehicle battery en_US
dc.subject circular end-of-life management en_US
dc.subject life cycle assessment en_US
dc.subject battery degradation en_US
dc.subject capacity estimation en_US
dc.title Estimating the availability of energy storage capacity from used electric vehicle batteries on a national scale en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.31880/10344/10210
dc.contributor.sponsor EPA en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor European Union (EU) en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Horizon 2020 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 2019-RE-DS-14 & 2019-RE-PhD-3 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 814464 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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