Thursday, March 07, 2013
Energy storage: Difference Engine: Air apparent
Customers continue to be put off by a not unreasonable fear of being stranded by the roadside when the vehicle’s battery pack goes flat, miles from home or the nearest recharging station. Fully charged, pure electrics have a range of typically 75 miles (120km) or so—though Tesla’s $90,000 top-of-the-range Model S, with its 85 kilowatt-hour battery, can officially clock 265 miles on a single charge.
See full Article: http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2013/02/energy-storage