Archive for the ‘Battery or Cell’ Category:

2021-02-28 3 kW Solar + LiFe Battery For Under $3000

This is the kind of setup I would like to have. I would use it to run my heat pump / air conditioner and maybe a few other things like the microwave oven. And it would be used for charging my EV when it’s at home. The two solar PV panels are 800 watts total.

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2021-02-25 New Home Hydrogen ‘Battery’ Good For 3 Days

This was developed by the University in Australia. It seems to be two or three separate parts. It takes solar electricity and converts it to hydrogen. The H2 is stored in metal hydride ?cartridges? Then the H2 is made into electricity by fuel cells. It says that it also has a 5 kWh lithium battery

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2021-02-22 Tesla PowerWall, Megapack, StorEn Price Info Per kWh

This article gives an idea of how much a Tesla PowerWall will cost. This StorEn company has only a few employees. They are crowdfunding and have not yet sold a flow battery. They’re supposedly in the business of making vanadium redox flow batteries. Update Feb 23 – TSLA was down to $632

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2021-02-20 Making The Tools To Combat Climate Change

I read a lot of criticisms from doom and gloom climate change deniers who say that the wind turbines and solar arrays are polluting the Earth and blah-blah-blah. They have a hypercritical viewpoint of what is needed to get to zero carbon energy. I think this concept never occurred to them. The craftsman needs to

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2021-02-18 Q: Is 100% solar wind and batteries (or storage) possible by 2030?

Q: “Is 100% solar wind and batteries (or storage) possible by 2030?” A: Not possible if left to the IOUs (investor owned utilities). They are regulated and if left to their own choices they will do exactly what they did in Texas — they will do the minimum necessary to maximize profits while charging the

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2021-02-18 EV Batteries Charge In 5 Minutes

They say the problem is ‘range anxiety.’ The batteries can charge 100 miles in 5 minutes. This is one of Hashem’s videos. The references are in the pinned comment.

2021-02-13 Article Talks Trash Re: EVs and Lithium Batteries

My replies to article cited by an “electrical engineer with 34 yrs experience”. << Ned Goldston Thanks for the link to the article. The article is written with false information (e.g. li-Ion batteries cannot be recycled), the reference used is at least 8 years out of date, and the most telling is the last

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2021-02-11 Bloom Energy Will Be Profitable in 2021

Bloom Energy (BE) expects to be profitable in 2021. This article gives insight into its plans and finances.


2021-02-06 Jim Cramer Talks About TSLA and PLUG

I’ve got them and Bloom Energy (BE) also. Cramer tells about the guy who founded Plug Power and believes in it even though it has been a struggle. But things are looking much better for Plug Power. I should have bought Ballard Power BLDP, it, like plug has gone up a lot.

2021-02-05 Indonesia Receives Investment Proposal From Tesla

The proposal is secret, but Indonesia is demanding development of more than just a nickel mine.

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