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Supercaps match Nickel Metal Hydride?

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by malcolm, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. malcolm

    malcolm Active Member

    Nov 12, 2006

    Well it looks more promising than Hydrogen. Would be great to be able to offload cold-weather regen onto a supercap.
  2. mpt

    mpt Electrics are back

    Oct 15, 2008
    Warren, New Jersey, United States
    I see super-capacitors for just that in the first instance but eventually the way that we get a 200+mile EV that can be recharged in seconds at a refueling station.

    They don't wear out.

    If I were Obama, I'd have a task force on this right now, today - this is the 21st century Hoover Dam Project IMO.
  3. stopcrazypp

    stopcrazypp Well-Known Member

    Dec 8, 2007
    If this can be mass produced, it could be huge for stationary storage even it the density doesn't improve much beyond this.

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