Lithium Ion Battery Energy Storage Systems Using 18650 Cells

/ July 1, 2015

Background Small cylindrical Li-ion cells (18650 cells) provide unmatched levels of energy density, specific energy, packaging flexibility, production quality, and safety. Several first-tier manufacturers now offer 18650 cells at or above 220 Wh/kg at cell prices below $280/kWh. The high production volume of these cells is projected to result in ongoing improvements in performance and cost-effectiveness.   EV Grid develops

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Energy Storage in the Fast Lane

/ December 5, 2014

Energy Storage in the Fastlane, a presentation by Paul Stith at the First Annual California Multi-Agency Update on Vehicle-Grid Integration Research, November 19, 2014 Energy Storage in the Fast Lane from Paul Stith