Nissan will repurpose old LEAF battery cells into street lights

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: