Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with portable-generator specialist Pramac to develop an power storage unit powered by second-life Jaguar I-Tempo batteries.
The Off Grid Vitality Storage System makes use of cells from one-and-a-half I-Tempo battery packs to offer a cell supply of energy in places the place grid electrical energy might not be obtainable—reminiscent of a System E paddock.
The unit helped the Jaguar TCS Racing crew put together for the 2022 System E World Championship throughout testing within the UK and Spain, the place it was used to run the crew’s diagnostic gear and to produce auxiliary energy to the pit storage. The system is charged by photo voltaic panels, shops as much as 125 kWh of power, and offers AC charging at an influence degree of twenty-two kW.
“System E is the world’s first web carbon zero sport since inception,” says Workforce Principal James Barclay. “Jaguar TCS Racing is at all times enhancing our carbon footprint, and utilizing the Off Grid Vitality Storage System offers us with an modern renewable power answer for testing. To make use of second-life Jaguar I-Tempo batteries completes this sustainable circle.”