sodium-nickel-chloride (SoNick) batteries

mike95490mike95490 Solar Expert Posts: 9,571 ✭✭✭✭✭
So, has anyone heard about these ? Supposed to be in some of the Think EV cars. mfg info http://www.fzsonick.com/innovation-revolution.php hermetic, runs at 270C (whoa!)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium-Nickel-Chloride_battery#ZEBRA_battery
1500 cycles, 5years +, but takes 2 days to remelt, if allowed to cool.
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  • nielniel Solar Expert Posts: 10,300 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: sodium-nickel-chloride (SoNick) batteries

    mike,
    did you read the self discharge rate? 18% per day. yikes!:cry:
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