2nd Life Battery System at BMW Technology Office USA BMW of North America has installed a Battery Storage system at its Technology Office in Mountain View. It consists of a 100 kW inverter and 8 used battery packs from former MINI E EVs, once driving on California roads. A total of 240kWh lithium iron phosphate battery housed in a shipping container. The system is used for multiple use cases, e.g. Demand Response programs, Peak Demand Shaving, and Photo-Voltaic Energy Storage, and Uninterruptable Power Supply for power outages. The system is fully integrated into an advanced building energy management system, and is connected to a 100 kW solar array as well as a network of EV charging stations, including several DC fast charging stations.

Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery