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Green Charge Networks and ChargePoint Partner to Combine Intelligent Energy Storage and Networked Electric Vehicle Charging

The City of Redwood City, California is the first installation, saving thousands of dollars in first twelve months of use. Santa Clara, Calif. (July 21, 2015) – Green Charge Networks, the largest provider of commercial energy storage in the…

SunEdison, Green Charge Networks delivers solar, energy storage system

SunEdison and Green Charge Networks have teamed up to deliver a solar plus energy storage system to Silicon Valley Power. Silicon Valley Power is the municipal utility serving the City of Santa Clara. By combining the benefits of solar and energy…

SunEdison Extends Solar-Storage Ambitions With Green Charge Networks

On Wednesday the solar and wind power developer revealed its plans for California, arguably the world’s biggest opportunity for energy storage, via a partnership with behind-the-meter battery startup Green Charge Networks. Under the strategic…

New Life for Old Electric Vehicle Batteries

The batteries that power electric vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt still have as much as 80 percent of their storage capacity when they're replaced, and figuring out what to do with them has been a headache for manufacturers These…

Old Nissan LEAF Batteries Will Store Electricity For Businesses

It is the very nature of a battery that, over time, the capacity to store electricity begins to degrade. After an electric vehicle battery has lost about 30% of its total capacity, it’s generally deemed unfit for continued use in a car and…

Nissan Enters the Energy Storage Market

Nissan announced it will deploy second-life vehicle batteries for commercial energy storage markets through partner Green Charge Networks; the first system is set to be placed this summer at a Nissan facility to offset demand charges.

G.M. and Nissan Reusing Old Electric Car Batteries

For years, automakers have looked for ways to reuse the batteries from electric cars, which retain significant storage capacity even after they are no longer useful for transport. Now, those efforts are beginning to bear fruit. On Monday, Nissan…

Nissan, 4R Energy, Green Charge Networks, Announce Second-Life Grid-Tied Storage Program for Electric Car Battery Packs

The modern lithium-ion battery packs found in most of today’s popular electric cars have been designed to offer many tens of thousands of miles and many years of service, providing zero-emission motoring to drivers all around the world. Unless…

Nissan sees old Leaf batteries working for stationary energy

Nissan will start working with a Silicon Valley-based company to further explore creating a market in which old Leaf electric-vehicle batteries can be reused for stationary energy storage. In fact, the Japanese automaker will deploy its first…

Nissan, GM Give EV Batteries a Second Life

The Nissan Leaf went on sale in December 2010, which means that the batteries in the earliest models of the world’s most popular electric vehicle need, or will soon need, to be replaced. Those batteries are not necessarily bound for the recycling…