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Discussion in 'Battery Discussion' started by TEG, Oct 29, 2007.
Firefly strikes me as one of the few battery companies to actually watch. They've (relatively) quietly made improvements in the current lead acid batteries, and are now rolling out an impressive drop-in replacement for the trucking industry.
Rosemont is in my neighborhood. If anyone from Tesla wants to hire me and get me a pass to the conference, I'll stop by the booth and pick up some literature. (Insert appropriate smiley here).
I've been a follower of Firefly as well.
Love the story. Ask a guy who has no idea about something to solve a problem. Since he has no idea he can't do it he accomplishes a breakthrough.
I'm also impressed how quick to market they are coming.
Firefly gives away first battery:
PJStar.com - Journal Star Business News
Turns out it wasn't an actual production battery, just a mockup.
Green Car Congress: Firefly Energy Eyeing the Hybrid Market; Lead-Acid Foam Batteries for Mild-Hybrid Applications Heading to DOE for Testing and Validation
I wondered why it was mounted to a plaque :biggrin:
Group 31 battery possible for conversions?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this tech compared to AGMs?
Edit: Nevermind found the answer within their site. And a competitor's for comparison.
The price of lithium is near or at the point where I'm not sure the Oasis has any advantage.
Firefly Energy gives up battery business
Firefly Energy gives up battery business - Peoria, IL - pjstar.com