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NoPo batt

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  1. EV_de

    EV_de Model SP10/XP9 EU ZOE#47

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    #1 EV_de, Mar 30, 2012
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    NoPoPO - The Battery that Runs on Water

    http://waterbattery.com/
    http://www.japantrendshop.com/nopopo-eco-waterpowered-aa-batteries-p-546.html



     
  2. Hells

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    Why link to clear-cut fraud?
     
  3. EV_de

    EV_de Model SP10/XP9 EU ZOE#47

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    Is it a fraud ?
     
  4. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Regardless of whether it's a fraud, getting only 5 refills doesn't make this battery suitable for automotive use.
     
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    EV_de Model SP10/XP9 EU ZOE#47

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    ^^ sure , but you may use it in a case of emergency ... peee in it and got some extra miles ...:redface:
     
  6. Iz

    Iz EVs are here to stay

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    If the No Pollution Power battery works, could be scaled up and connects to the vehicle I would keep one in the frunk.
     
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    Conservation of energy still holds. The only way to get energy out of a battery is to put energy into it.

    In a manner of speaking, lead acid batteries work on water. You still have to put energy in to get energy out, but you also put water in to replenish the electrolyte.

    My Roadster runs on water power. Rain falls in the mountains, runs downhill to the Columbia. Dams use the water and gravity to make electricity. Wires bring it to my house, and I put it in my car. As long as that big thermonuclear power plant in the sky keeps shining, and we don't screw up the climate enough to stop it from raining in the Pacific Northwest, I'll have water power for my car. Thermonuclear power to drive the rain cycle is the key.
     
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    Fair enough. But in that case, it's useless for EVs. Are you really going to carry fifty kilos of extra battery weight plus a few gallons of water, just for those rare times when you are foolish enough to run out of juice?

    This technology would be useful only in very high-value applications where power is critical and you anticipate running out occasionally. With a car, all you have to do is plan your routes. And with only five uses, this battery will be far too expensive for more than extremely rare use.

    You still have to recharge this battery between uses, so why not just have a bigger pack in the car to begin with and save some range as a buffer? In fact, that's what the Roadster does if you operate it in Standard mode.
     
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    Nice way to distill hydroelectricity.

    I will use this...
     
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