Are these cells still available? How big is each cell physically? I have an inverter charger that can handle lithium...and needs batteries.
Any idea on what their capacity looked like when you took them out of the vehicle? Asked differently...how was your range at the end vs when newly installed in the car? -hk On Sun, Sep 9, 2018, 16:06 Barry Oppenheim via EV <email@example.com> wrote: > Marco, > > Thanks for the suggestion. We actually have solar with battery backup > (FLA). I've thought about adding them to our system. Unfortunately we > have an older charge inverter that doesn't support LiOn charging. I > probably could could find a way to wire the current BMS and batteries into > the system. More of a project time issue. > > If we had TOU I definitely would just charge them off the grid and > arbitrage as you suggest. No TOU in PA. > > Barry > > On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 4:58 PM, Ing. Marco Gaxiola <mgaxi...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > Why don’t you use them to build your own home energy storage system > > at home? You can build a 48v system (3P-16Series of your CALBs) you would > > have 180Ah x 3. Couldn’t those cells still have at least 30% capacity > left, > > Maybe more? But enough to power your home for half a day on basic > > appliances like lamps, internet and TVs. > > > > If you want to go pro, you could use the VFXR series from Outback > > Power (http://www.outbackpower.com/products/inverter-chargers/ > > fxr-vfxr-series) which is a 120/240 since wave inverter grid tie and > > island capable, and have the ability to charge from the grid/solar, buy > and > > sell electricity depending on your rates from day/night and power your > > house in a black out event. > > > > At least that’s what I’d like to do on my next opportunity. > > > > Marco Gaxiola > > > > Sent from my iPhone > > > > On Sep 9, 2018, at 9:09 AM, Barry Oppenheim via EV <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > wrote: > > > > I recently took my Saturn Vue EV out of service and have 48 LiOn cells in > > my garage. I am trying to find a way to *dispose/donate/sell them*. > > > > Does anyone know if *regular metal/battery recyclers* take them? I did > try > > to give them to someone but the cross country shipping logistics were a > > nightmare. I live halfway between Philly and NYC. > > > > If I decide to keep them does anyone see any problems or *safety issues* > > having them sit in a heated garage, partially to mostly discharged, for a > > couple years? > > > > Cell details > > 48 Calb 180Ah cells (they have not been charged for at least two years) > > The cells were put into service in 2011 and have ~30000 miles on them. I > > estimate ~500-600 partial charge/discharge cycles. > > www.justanotherevconversion.blogspot.com > > > > Thanks, > > > > Barry > > -------------- next part -------------- > > An HTML attachment was scrubbed... > > URL: <http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/ > > attachments/20180909/9e4f6e87/attachment.html> > > _______________________________________________ > > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > > Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/ > > group/NEDRA) > > > > > -------------- next part -------------- > An HTML attachment was scrubbed... > URL: < > http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/attachments/20180909/721b528a/attachment.html > > > _______________________________________________ > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA ( > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA) > > -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/attachments/20180913/d1141795/attachment.html> _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)