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BroadBit’s Sodium Battery innovation wins the 2015 EU Innovation Radar prize

Discussion in 'Battery Discussion' started by voyager, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. voyager

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    Interesting, so what't the lifespan?
     
  3. Bet TSLA

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    Looks pretty good going by the claims here:
    BroadBit - Sodium Battery

    "few thousand cycles lifetime"
     
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    Hmmm, well a sodium battery is a real thing with active research ongoing. Broadbit has been working on this since at least 2012. Anyone speak Slovakian? They are actively looking for investors, and maybe they haven't thought of sending Tesla a sample cell.
     
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    That's promotional information, however. Let me know when it's been certified by a 3rd party, and they nail down the charging times. I mean, "5 minutes possible" is something that could be attributed to Li-Ion as well.
     
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    Yep, I apologize. Could not find confirmation or anything that concise. It 'Pavloved' me into posting it here where it would be appreciated and taken apart.
     
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    If you chase around, you can find mention of a research paper, however I wasn't able to see the actual text.
     
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    Actually, I suspect this is truly a fraud. The company has announced lots of completely unrelated products in the past, none of which seem to last.
     
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    For a competition that seems to be endorsed by the EU Commission the info is alarmingly vague.
     
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    It is endorsed by the EU Commission, what else do you expect?
    Expect only your/my money will thrown into black hole (private pockets) and *nothing* else.
     
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