Hyundai Partners with UL for Safe Implementation of Secondly Life BESS

Aug 6, 2021 02:30 PM ET
  • The new cooperation sets the stage to assist increase the secure release of essential eco-friendly, zero-emission energy resources.
  • Both will do safety testing as well as analysis procedure growth.

The South Korean international auto producer, Hyundai Motor Company has partnered with the global safety and security science leader, UL for the secure deployment as well as use of second-life battery energy storage systems (SLBESS).

A Memorandum of Comprehending (MoU), authorized throughout an event at UL's workplaces in Seoul, South Korea on July 23, defined the partnership between both firms. UL and also Hyundai will team up on SLBESS initiatives, including safety and security testing as well as evaluation, a The United States and Canada demo job, as well as analysis procedure growth.

the idea of using made use of automobile EV batteries for storage demands is not a brand-new one, as well as has in fact been cited as one means to lower storage expenses for fixed energy demands.

Additionally, UL as well as Hyundai will harness their cumulative globally existence to assist expand the reach of their cooperation globally with the intent to help even more SLBESS market adoption.

Speaking of the SLBESS, "Recycling batteries in secondary applications is a promising method to aid combat climate modification and carbon emissions," stated Sajeev Jesudas, executive vice president and also primary commercial police officer at UL. "We are excited about our cooperation with Hyundai and also exactly how we are joining together to take into consideration second-life battery applications in addition to their safety and security and performance potential."

The concept of offering a second life to electric vehicle (EV) batteries consists of recycling the old batteries, which could still be made use of on less-demanding grid-connected energy storage applications. As the EV market continues to expand, there is an enhanced emphasis on repurposing batteries made use of in EVs.

Concurrent with the desire to repurpose EV batteries, there is an escalating demand worldwide for reliable renewable energy resources. Cutting-edge energy storage services are expected to end up being a key element of the power grid, improving dependability and aiding to incorporate renewable energy resources, such as wind as well as solar.

Mentioning the collaboration, "We eagerly anticipate enhancing the safety as well as integrity of second-life battery energy storage systems via our partnership with UL, the international safety and security scientific research leader," claimed Youngcho Chi, president & primary development policeman of Hyundai Motor Group.

Lately, Hyundai announced to spend USD 100 million in solid-state battery specialist Solid Energy System (SES) firms, according to recent media reports. The company shows up to have authorized an equity investment contract with SES.

Continuing its mission to be a wise flexibility remedy carrier, Hyundai introduced the up-gradation in style as well as performance of its hydrogen-powered XCIENT gas cell durable truck in May 2021.

In India, various EV titans have partnered with firms for recycling/reusing their EV batteries. Like recently, MG Motor India consolidated the Noida-based Attero to recycle EV batteries. Attero supplies a range of reusing, reconditioning, retail, as well as reverse logistics options to assist organizations minimize their electronic waste.

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