In this month’s edition of Connected we’re sharing a round-up of our Second Life series, designed to outline the experience and expertise within our organisation.

We wanted to do this through our people – putting them at the forefront and telling their stories about what it means to work with second life batteries, the intelligence behind our systems, and what it means to them personally.

Browse through our team’s stories below and a round-up of upcoming events and recent news, including Matthew Lumsden’s guest appearance on an industry podcast…

The Story of Second Life at Connected Energy

The European Union’s recent Battery Regulation has placed the spotlight on the full life cycle of batteries. The new law ensures that batteries are collected, reused, and recycled in Europe, supporting a shift to a circular economy.

At Connected Energy, we’ve been championing the reuse of EV batteries for over ten years – driven by our mission to reduce their carbon footprint.  We asked some of our team to tell us about their work:

What happens next: investigating safe and efficient recycling


Matthew Lumsden on the latest podcast episode of Insider’s Guide to Energy

Have you spotted our CEO Matthew Lumsden on the latest Insider’s Guide to Energy podcast? Matthew discusses battery availability, suitability and testing, and the burning question: are all batteries created equal? Listen now…




Using battery energy storage to generate revenue during the winter months

The Demand Flexibility Services market has returned this winter. This means that organisations can earn additional revenue by reducing energy consumption during times of peak demand. Find out how energy storage plays a key role in this service: Read now…




Case Study: West Suffolk College

We’ve just installed a system at The University and Professional Development Centre (UPDC) in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. They recently installed 500 kilowatts (kW) of rooftop solar, with support from West Suffolk Council, and are now using Connected Energy’s battery storage system to maximise their use of the renewable energy generated by the rooftop array, to capture the surplus solar.

Explore now



Wanting to find out more about battery energy storage? We’re attending two forthcoming events where you can connect with us:


Webinar: BESS in maritime operations

November 22, online

Our latest webinar is designed for the ports and harbours industry, but is suitable for anyone wishing to find out more about battery energy storage and its role in supporting fleet electrification or overcoming capacity constraints.

Join us…

LASER Energy Customer Event

December 1, London

Nigel Dent, our Head of Sales, is presenting at the forthcoming LASER event, aimed at the public sector. The event highlights the advancements made by the sector as it aims to achieve net zero emissions.