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Redwood Materials will recycle stationary storage batteries as it expands its scope

Anahola substation in Kauai, Hawaii
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Redwood Materials has recycled e-bike batteries and Tesla batteries. Now, it’s ready to level up a few sizes.

The electric vehicle battery recycling and manufacturing venture founded by the former chief technologist of Tesla announced today that it will help decommission and recycle a 4MWh stationary storage substation in Kauai, Hawaii, as part of a massive solar array. The decommissioning recently wrapped and the batteries are now being transported to the company’s facility in north Nevada for recycling.

It will be one of Redwood’s first battery energy storage systems and an important step in the company’s broader effort to prove that lithium-ion batteries and energy storage products of all sizes can have a new life beyond their…

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