Counties Energy – Reimagining flexible infrastructure using second-life EV batteries


Counties Energy has pioneered the use of second-life electric vehicle batteries to support high-powered EV chargers, enhancing flexibility and sustainability. This modular battery system deployed at the Mercer Service Centre has enabled significant cost savings in grid upgrades. The innovative solution addresses the end-of-life issue for EV batteries, supports New Zealand’s clean energy goals, and provides a resilient, eco-friendly alternative for expanding the nation’s EV infrastructure.