Phinergy’s Recyclable Aluminum-Air Battery Could Power Electric Vehicles for Thousands of Miles

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RangeWhat the Future Holds: Car Makers’ #EV Commitments, a Brand-by-Brand Review. Read more ... » anxiety is a much-discussed concern#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... » among drivers—and potential drivers—of electricYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... » vehiclesSuper!: Volkswagen Could Offer Wireless Electric Car Charging By 2017. Read more ... », and in attempt to thwart it, automakers are trying to install more EVYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... » chargingSuper!: Volkswagen Could Offer Wireless Electric Car Charging By 2017. Read more ... » stations, offering free gas-powered rentals for longerThinking of buying yet another nissan LEAF Acenta....call me crazy but it's cheaper than ICE to join my household!. Read more ... » trips and, of course, developing batteriesThinking of buying yet another nissan LEAF Acenta....call me crazy but it's cheaper than ICE to join my household!. Read more ... » with a substantially longer range. Israeli start-up Phinergy believes they might just have the answer: aluminum-airThinking of buying yet another nissan LEAF Acenta....call me crazy but it's cheaper than ICE to join my household!. Read more ... » batteries that can go for thousands of miles on a single chargeYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... ». This alone might sound like it’s on the ambitious side, but the companyUPDATED: Tesla Model S Gets New 90-kWh Battery, 'Ludicrous' Performance Mode. Read more ... » believes the batteries could be installed in production vehicles as soonMaking most of it: Renault offers tips to maximize range for electric cars. Read more ... » as 2017!

Alluminium Air+Water Power source

Phinergy Alluminium +Air+ Water Power Source

Aluminum-air batteries are nothing newNew battery gen: Sakti3 demonstrates impressive energy density with solid-state battery cells. Read more ... »; they create energy through the interaction of oxygen in the air and the metal. An aluminum plate serves as an anode while the ambient oxygen functions as cathode and, as Discovery describes “the aluminum slowly being sacrificed as its molecules combine with oxygen to give off energy.” Phinergy’s current prototype uses a sizable aluminum-air systemYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... » in the carYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... »’s truck to serve as an extender on top of a standard lithium-ionLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... » batteryYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... ». According to Bloomberg, each of the aluminum plates in Phinergy’s prototype has enough capacityUPDATED: Tesla Model S Gets New 90-kWh Battery, 'Ludicrous' Performance Mode. Read more ... » to powerYes! Electric response expected for Renault ZOE. Spring 2013. Read more ... » the car for 20 milesMitsubishi Unveils All-Electric Car With Solar Roof. Read more ... », and the battery holds 50 plates coming in at a weight of 55lbs-while that might sound fairly weighty, it reportedly provides a higher energy densityDyson plots electric car with breakthrough battery. Read more ... » 100 times higher than current lithium-ion EV batteries.

The primary difference between Phinergy’s battery and previously produced aluminum-air batteries is a patented cathode that allows oxygen to pass through and interact with the aluminum sheets while blocking carbon dioxide—often the sourceUEL student prepares for Dragons' Den style competition for low-carbon entrepreneurs. Read more ... » of corrosion, damage and ultimate failure in aluminum-air batteries. Water—which must be refilled every 200 miles—serves as the electrolyte “through which ions pass to give off the energy that powers the testVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » vehicle#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... »’s electric motor.” Additionally, Phinergy claims that their system also increases the amount of energy that can be derived from the aluminum, which would typically stand at around 8kWh/kg.

Rather than face a lengthy rechargingMillions miss out on cheaper motoring. Read more ... » timeLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... », Phinergy explains that the aluminum-air batteries are mechanically recharged, with the replacement of the aluminum sheets. But in addition to providing a range far beyond that of any vehicles (that we can think of) presently on the road, Phinergy maintains a strong emphasis on the overall greenPark for free and use the bus lane - if you drive an electric car. Read more ... » credentials of the batteries: “[t]he lifea Day at BetterPlace Visitor Centre. Read more ... » cycleVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » of aluminum enables to maintain global energetic balance. Phinergy’s aluminum is produced in places where energy is clean and cheap, such as electricityGo Aberdeen: Electric vehicle no charge cost to continue in Aberdeen. Read more ... » from waterfalls. It then serves as a means for transporting this energy to places where it is required. When usedSuper!: Volkswagen Could Offer Wireless Electric Car Charging By 2017. Read more ... » in an aluminum-air battery, aluminum turns into aluminum hydroxide. Aluminum hydroxide can then be recycled in the aluminum factory, enabling a closed and sustainable life cycle.”

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