Nissan will repurpose old LEAF battery cells into street lights

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Nissan has teamed up with Sumitomo Corp to form 4R Energy Corp, which will take the old battery cells from their LEAF EV and analyze them in a plant in Japan for reusability. Cells which perform with a capacity of 80% or higher will be used in replacement battery packs for the LEAF. Modules with a lower capacity remaining will be used in lower energy applications like golf carts, fork lifts and even street lamps:

 
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