[Oeva-list] Fast charger?

Tony McCormick tony at notebene.net
Tue Aug 12 09:58:11 PDT 2008

In simple terms it's just how many amps can you pull from the wall and 
put in the batteries.  "dump charging" from a charged DC pack to 
discharged pack is done at very high amps on the EV drag strip 
frequently....  big fat cables and connectors ....

Micheal Drewry wrote:
> http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUST33634020080807
> ...
> " TEPCO, Japan's largest utility, has developed a device that powers 
> an electric car to run 40 km (25 miles) after a five-minute charge and 
> 60 km (37 miles) after a 10-minute charge, the Nikkei said."
> Anyone hear of a device/method that can charge batteries so fast?   I 
> wonder what types of batteries will be in the cars that are to be 
> charged by these chargers.
> Mike
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