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Alcoa-Phinergy aluminum-air

Discussion in 'Battery Discussion' started by 30seconds, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. 30seconds

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    #2 Shumdit, Jun 3, 2014
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    Worthless. I was excited when I first started to read it and then I got to the point where it states that the water would have to be refilled every 200 miles or so. That means that depending on what water you need to use (I would assume it would need to be distilled water) you have to search out that product or carry it with you on a trip. Even if tap water would work I am reluctant to put that into a very expensive battery. Even worse is where they say the aluminum plates will need to be replaced every 1000 miles or so. On a long trip you would need to replace those aluminum plates during the actual trip and I do not see that being at all feasible.

    iwon't even mention the expected $10 per mile operating costs. (Whoops! I just did :) )
    Isn't that Veryon operating cost territory?
     
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    Sounds a lot like the Tesla patent discussed last year

    Tesla Patent
     
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