Discussion in 'Alternative Technologies & Energetics' started by CasualBystander, Mar 1, 2018.
You got NiFe batteries ? Whats the brand and how old are the cells ?
I don't know how old they are, I have two big ones, I'll check the brand when I walk out to my barn, can't remember the name...
These will last 20 16 years acc. To specifications. IF theres one cycle / day in a grid-tied system
1.2 kWh Fortelion storage and control modules are manufactured by electronics giant Sony in Japan/China. Storage modules incorporate LFP cells, and are designed to be server rack mounted, and require one control module per 16 (or less) storage modules. Fortelion battery technology is marketed as high power (2C), high safety, and long-lifetime (80% SOH after 6000 cycles @ 100% DOD).
Sony Fortelion – Lithium Ion Battery Test Centre
you should get at least 40 more years out of them
the shortest life I have seen any quoted as having is about 30 years, and many have had a much longer service life. (some into the 80 year range, or at least from what I have read in the past)
these people are now selling LiFePO4 batteries as well as the NiFe
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