[EVDL] Webinar - What Has Happened To The Electric Vehicle Market? July 15th

2014-07-07 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
http://electronics360.globalspec.com/calendar ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)

[EVDL] Design News - Battery-Electric Vehicles: It's a Question of Trickle-Down

2014-07-22 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366doc_id=274132cid=nl.dn14dfpPParams=ind_184,industry_auto,bid_318,aid_274132dfpLayout=blog Dhar, who was instrumental in the development of the battery for GM's groundbreaking EV1, believes that the price of a 30-kWh battery needs to hit $5,000. That

[EVDL] ECN: Stanford team achieves 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode

2014-07-28 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
www.ecnmag.com/news/2014/07/stanford-team-achieves-holy-grail-battery-design-stable-lithium-anode ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA

[EVDL] Batteries that can be recharged to 70 percent in just 2 minutes

2014-10-14 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
www.ecnmag.com/news/2014/10/batteries-can-be-recharged-70-percent-just-2-minutes Len Moskowitz ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA

[EVDL] Supercapacitors: A New Hero in the Spotlight

2014-11-25 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/document.asp?doc_id=275732 ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)

Re: [EVDL] Pound-foolish batteries for solar PV off-grid

2014-12-22 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Robert Bruninga wrote: The beauty of GRID-TIE is the UNLIMITED storage capacity, the lack of maintenance, and the ability to store up summer excesss for use in the winter when you need it. That's why Outback and couple of other manufacturers make PV system inverter/chargers that can operate

Re: [EVDL] Cheap solar for EV charging

2015-01-18 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Have a look at the Outback line. www.outbackpower.com/outback-products/inverters-chargers/item/radian-series-gs8048 Len Moskowitz - On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 06:38 PM, Zeke Yewdall via EV wrote: I don't know of any currently available battery based inverters that can accept a PV array

[EVDL] Flow cell concept car has 1,000 km range

2015-03-12 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Flow cell concept car has 1,000 km range www.ecnmag.com/news/2015/03/flow-cell-concept-car-has-1000-km-range A concept car using the first low-voltage flow cell engine in the world was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show on March 3. The Quantino, one of two new models introduced

Re: [EVDL] Tesla plugs into new market with home battery system

2015-05-01 Thread len moskowitz via EV
www.teslamotors.com/powerwall The $3k pack is rated at 7 kWhr and the $3.5k pack is rated at 10k kWhr. It doesn't include an inverter. Len Moskowitz  - On Fri, May 01, 2015 at 10:35 AM, Peri Hartman via EV wrote:

Re: [EVDL] virtual power plant

2015-05-04 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Cor wrote: that is why - next week, someone will come to inspect my home  to establish whether he wants to make a bid on delivering me a system and I have already received a bid from SolarCity. I've had SolarCity and SunPower quote grid-tie PV systems for our home. Provided you have

Re: [EVDL] virtual power plant (battery backup thinking)

2015-05-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Here in northern NJ, we lose power a few days a year. Some years we'll have a storm that knocks out power for two or three days. After Hurricane Sandy we lost power for ten or eleven days. Obviously the cost of the lost power is negligible, even at PSEG's 17.5 cents per kWhr. That doesn't

Re: [EVDL] virtual power plant

2015-05-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
In northern NJ we're paying more than 18 cents per kWhr. Len Moskowitz ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA

Re: [EVDL] virtual power plant

2015-05-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Mark wrote: Did they both offer similar warranties? SunPower offers a better loss-of-efficiency-over-time warranty. Len Moskowitz ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag

[EVDL] Design News: Why Aren't Electrical Cars Sales Better? It's the battery.

2015-05-19 Thread len moskowitz via EV
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Re: [EVDL] Design News: Why Aren't Electrical Cars Sales Better?It's the battery.

2015-05-25 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Cor wrote: Plenty EV'ers have found out that their EV is their main vehicle, that it suits 90+% of their driving needs and they either rent, borrow or share a long-range vehicle for the rare occasion. Perhaps so, but with a 1990 Jetta lead-acid conversion that does only 25 or 30 miles on a

[EVDL] Design News: So, Just How Green Are Electric Vehicles Really?

2015-08-18 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386doc_id=278386cid=nl.dn14.20150818dfpPParams=industry_auto,industry_alt,aid_278386dfpLayout=blog So, Just How Green Are Electric Vehicles Really? Al Bredenberg, Contributing Writer  These days you can practically generate electricity

[EVDL] Times of Israel: Samsung, others wooed by 5-minute electric car recharge dream

2015-08-20 Thread len moskowitz via EV
StoreDot lines up an additional $18 million from top investors to develop its charging technology http://www.timesofisrael.com/samsung-others-wooed-by-5-minute-electric-car-recharge-dream store-dot.com ___ UNSUBSCRIBE:

[EVDL] Aluminum-Air-Water Primary Battery Backup for LiIon Pack

2015-08-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
60 pounds of battery for 1000 miles of range https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwxX2A041w0http://www.phinergy.com/ https://youtu.be/k6kIJlgqezE Len Moskowitz ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

[EVDL] Aluminum-Air-Water Primary Battery Backup for LiIon Pack

2015-08-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
60 pounds of battery for 1000 miles of range https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwxX2A041w0 http://www.phinergy.com/ https://youtu.be/k6kIJlgqezE Len Moskowitz ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] Aluminum-Air-Water Primary Battery Backup for LiIon Pack

2015-08-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Ben wrote:  ...these batteries are not rechargeable. I noted in the title that these are primary batteries. Wouldn't you like to have one of these as a backup when your LiIons go dead? For 60 pounds of weight, you'd get 1000 miles of range, with a few hundred miles of range between each

[EVDL] Design News - Electric Vehicle Batteries: Clean and Green, or Something Less?

2015-09-08 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386_id=278535=nl.dn14.20150908=ind_182,industry_auto,industry_alt,kw_36,aid_278535=blog Electric Vehicle Batteries: Clean and Green, or Something Less? Al Bredenberg, Contributing Writer 9/7/2015 As I wrote in my previous article, the

[EVDL] Design News: Leaders at The Battery Show Call for a Lead-Acid Renaissance in EVs

2015-09-17 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366_id=278680=nl.dn14.20150917=ind_184,industry_auto,bid_318,aid_278680=blog Leaders at The Battery Show Call for a Lead-Acid Renaissance in EVs  Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test Battery industry leaders made a case

[EVDL] Safer Flow Batteries for Grid Storage

2015-09-24 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.ecnmag.com/news/2015/09/rechargeable-battery-power-home-rooftop-solar-panels A Rechargeable Battery To Power A Home From Rooftop Solar Panels Thu, 09/24/2015 - 2:19pm A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a rechargeable battery that could make storage of

[EVDL] EDN: An Electric Car Too Soon

2016-06-15 Thread len moskowitz via EV
www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386_id=280710 - An Electric Car Too Soon Paul Rako, Contributing Writer Back in 1995 I built an electric car based on a 1974 Honda Civic (Figure 1). It showed me some of the serious limitations of electric propulsion, as well as my own

[EVDL] Design News: See How Electric Vehicle Sales Stalled in 2015

2016-01-30 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366_id=279679=nl.x.dn14.edt.aud.dn.20160130=ind_184,industry_auto,industry_alt,kw_31,bid_318,aid_279679=blog See How Electric Vehicle Sales Stalled in 2015 Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test 1/27/2016 25 comments

Re: [EVDL] Solder strength (was: Re: J1772. Solder or crimp?)

2016-04-25 Thread len moskowitz via EV
When we need higher mechanical strength from a solder, we use 2% silver solder. It's a lot stronger and not terribly more expensive. Melting temperature is about the same. Len Moskowitz ___ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub

Re: [EVDL] Best deal on Lead Acid for conversion?

2016-07-24 Thread len moskowitz via EV
Lee Hart wrote: As others have said, 12v marine batteries are only a quick-n-dirty solution. They barely work as EV batteries. They are cheap initially, but performance is poor, and life is short. So I've learned. With any type of battery, the range is simply a function of how many you

Re: [EVDL] Best deal on Lead Acid for conversion?

2016-07-24 Thread len moskowitz via EV
I have  an old '90 VW Jetta EV conversion. Last time I changed the lead-acid batteries I put in ten 29-series marine batteries (that's around 12 kWh) that I bought from the local Costco for around $900. They lasted less than three years and gave me 25 - 35 miles per charge - not really enough

[EVDL] Design News: Excitement Is Growing, But EVs Still Have a Long Way to Go

2017-01-20 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/excitement-growing-evs-still-have-long-way-go - Excitement Is Growing, But EVs Still Have a Long Way to Go Pure electric, battery-powered cars accounted for only about 0.4% of U.S. vehicle sales in 2016. By: Charles Murray, Automotive, January 18,

[EVDL] Design News: Electric Powertrains Light Up Paris Motor Show

2016-10-04 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366_id=281733 - Electric Powertrains Light Up Paris Motor Show Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test, Design News 10/3/2016 Electric powertrains are stealing the show in Paris, as automakers showcase their best and

[EVDL] Design News: Tesla Sticks to Its Vision as Gigafactory Grows

2016-08-18 Thread len moskowitz via EV
www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366_id=281268 - Tesla Sticks to Its Vision as Gigafactory Grows Charles Murray Tesla Motors says the construction of its giant Gigafactory is ahead of schedule, despite the electric automaker’s growing financial trouble. The Gigafactory, the key

[EVDL] Design News: What's Happening to Range Anxiety? New EVs Offer More Miles

2016-09-30 Thread len moskowitz via EV
http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1366_id=281699 - What's Happening to Range Anxiety? New EVs Offer More Miles Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test, Design News 9/28/2016 The term “range anxiety” began fading into the rear view mirror recently, as

[EVDL] ECN: Tesla Starts Mass Production of Batteries

2017-01-05 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.ecnmag.com/news/2017/01/tesla-starts-mass-production-batteries Tesla Starts Mass Production of Batteries by Phys.org Tesla Motors announced Wednesday that it has begun mass production of energy-saving batteries that it vows will take electric cars mainstream. "Today at the

[EVDL] ECN: Scientists Identify Chemical Causes Of Battery "Capacity Fade"

2017-04-25 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.ecnmag.com/news/2017/04/scientists-identify-chemical-causes-battery-capacity-fade - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:29pm by Argonne National Laboratory Like you, me and everyone we know, batteries have a finite lifespan. When a battery enters “old age,” scientists refer to its diminished

[EVDL] Design News: The Electric Car’s Same Old Problem

2017-05-23 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/electric-car-s-same-old-problem/121216446556759 -- The Electric Car’s Same Old Problem OP-ED: Automakers are struggling to make money off mainstream electric cars. But many consumers won’t buy in until they’re given an incentive to accept less. By:

[EVDL] Design News: Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Ups Ante With Advanced Solid-State Rechargeable

2017-05-25 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/lithium-ion-battery-inventor-ups-ante-advanced-solid-state-rechargeable/8222876656822 - Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Ups Ante With Advanced Solid-State Rechargeable The engineer who co-invented the lithium-ion battery has led a team of

[EVDL] ECN: When Electric Vehicles Crash, What Happens To The Battery?

2017-05-08 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.ecnmag.com/news/2017/05/when-electric-vehicles-crash-what-happens-battery When Electric Vehicles Crash, What Happens To The Battery? by TU Graz Safety, range and costs: these are the three big premises of electromobility. Safety definitely comes first. Lithium-based traction

[EVDL] Design News: GM to Produce 20 New Electric Cars by 2023

2017-10-04 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/gm-produce-20-new-electric-cars-2023/112631672857573 - GM to Produce 20 New Electric Cars by 2023 Future GM battery-electric vehicles will include coupes, sedans, crossovers, SUVs and possibly even pickup trucks. By: Charles

[EVDL] ECN: Travel 200 Miles On Six-Min Charge With New Electric Car Battery (Toshiba)

2017-10-10 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.ecnmag.com/blog/2017/10/travel-200-miles-six-min-charge-new-electric-car-battery - Last week, Toshiba announced advancements in its Super Charge ion Battery (SCiBTM) design. The new battery tech will double the capacity of the anode, offer high-energy density, and support

[EVDL] In NJ: New 2017 Nissan Leafs for $15k

2017-08-29 Thread len moskowitz via EV
This morning I received an email from our local electric power utility (PSE) announcing a $10,000 rebate program with Nissan dealers in NJ. It allows us to buy a new Leaf for $15,000 (after the $7,500 US tax rebate).

[EVDL] Design News: "Build It and They Will Come" Doesn’t Apply to EVs

2018-04-27 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
An OpEd The real culprit in the emissions debate continues to be consumer apathy. https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/op-ed-build-it-and-they-will-come-doesn-t-apply-evs/99265535458645 - Op-Ed: "Build It and They Will Come" Doesn’t Apply to EVs The real culprit in the emissions

Re: [EVDL] Sparrow alternate?

2018-05-13 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
http://www.amperemotor.com/ And another, from Sondors: https://electrek.co/2017/12/01/sondors-3-wheel-1-dollar-ev/ Len Moskowitz On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 09:34 PM, Gary Krysztopik via EV wrote: It looks like the Ampere out of LA. They got a boost on Shark Tank. I hope to visit

[EVDL] Desgn News: Here’s a Look at Audi e-Tron’s Big New Battery (95-kWh, 150 kW/80% Charging in 30 minutes)

2018-05-11 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
Here’s a Look at Audi e-Tron’s Big New Battery Long range and fast charging are the keys to enabling the e-Tron to compete in the growing electric crossover segment. https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/here-s-look-audi-e-tron-s-big-new-battery - Fast charging is e-Tron’s

Re: [EVDL] Lots of 12v lithium batteries available.

2018-05-24 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
Lawrence: Do you have any suggestions for our old VW Jetta conversion? It currently uses ten 115 Ah Group 27DC lead-acids. Len Moskowitz - On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 05:19 AM, Lawrence Rhodes via EV wrote: There are starting to be a lot of safe lithium, lead form factor, replacements on

Re: [EVDL] Lots of 12v lithium batteries available.

2018-05-24 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
Thanks Jerry, but I'd like to keep the lead-acid form factor and use the existing charger. Len M. - On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 12:30 PM, jerry freedomev wrote:    Hi Len and All,    2  5kwh,  120vdc nom  Volt modules would by far be the best, lowest cost solution.  And for

[EVDL] Design News: Tesla's Elon Musk and Fiat's Sergio Marchionne Have a Lot in Common

2018-05-30 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/op-ed-elon-musk-and-sergio-marchionne-have-lot-common/51044819658824 - Tesla CEO Elon Musk is learning what Fiat's Sergio Marchionne already knew: Squeezing profit from an entry-level electric vehicle is a monumental task that requires a

[EVDL] Design News: Power Out Of Thin Air: Wireless Charging of Elecrtic Buses Proves Its Worth

2018-05-02 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/power-out-thin-air/153947192358622 - Power Out Of Thin Air Wireless charging of electric buses proves its worth By: Kevin Clemens Electronics & TestBattery/Energy Storage, Sustainability, Automotive, Automotive and Mobility May 01, 2018 One of

[EVDL] Design News: Should You Buy a Used Electric Vehicle?

2018-04-19 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/14-pre-owned-electric-vehicle-models-affordable-way-electrify 14 Pre-owned Electric Vehicle Models: An Affordable Way To Electrify Electric vehicles are reliable and have low maintenance costs—are these good reasons to buy a used one? - We

[EVDL] ECN Magazine: Taking Lithium-Ion Batteries To New Extremes

2018-10-08 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
A passive, low-cost, effective, thermal regulator for Li-ion batteries, using shape memory alloy. https://www.ecnmag.com/news/2018/10/taking-lithium-ion-batteries-new-extremes - Just like Goldilocks and her proverbial porridge, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) perform best when the

[EVDL] Entrepreneur Magazine: Police Catch Tesla Autopilot Driving Home Sleeping Drunk

2018-12-03 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/324225 - Police Catch Tesla Autopilot Driving Home Sleeping Drunk It took the police officers in two vehicles seven minutes to outsmart Tesla's Autopilot system. One day in the not too distant future, sleeping at the wheel will become commonplace

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Supercap, ultracap, Goldcap> take the plunge

2019-02-25 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
Trim off everything "?" and everything after it: https://uk.farnell.com/cornell-dubilier/cdlc302p2r7lr/ultracapacitor3000f2-7v0 -00026/dp/2113245 Len Moskowitz - On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 04:19 PM, EVDL Administrator via EV wrote: On 25 Feb 2019 at 19:59, Paul Compton via EV

[EVDL] Design News: The Top-Ten-Selling Electric Cars

2019-03-05 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/top-ten-selling-electric-cars - When it comes to electric cars, there’s a disconnect. In polls, Americans have repeatedly said they see EVs as the future. But with their wallets, they’re saying something else. A recent poll by Harris Insight

[EVDL] Design News: Toyota-Panasonic Partnership Could Fuel Gradual Growth of BEVs

2019-02-01 Thread Len Moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/toyota-panasonic-partnership-could-fuel-gradual-growth-bevs/115062228460172 ——- Toyota is expanding on its existing relationship with Panasonic to build more batteries for plug-in cars. by: Charles Murray Electronics & TestBattery/Energy Storage