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What type of batteries are you using?

  • Standard Lead Acid

    Votes: 16 55.2%
  • Premium Lead Acid

    Votes: 6 20.7%
  • Nickel Metal Hydride

    Votes: 2 6.9%
  • Lithium Ion

    Votes: 1 3.4%
  • Lithium Polymer

    Votes: 1 3.4%
  • M1

    Votes: 1 3.4%
  • Flooded Nickel Cadmium

    Votes: 2 6.9%
  • Other

    Votes: 0 0.0%
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Depends what you want to know.
I'd like to know performance/price/make/model.

Lead Acid
Starting batteries / Deep cycle batteries

Flooded/Wet cell batteries
Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA):
  • AGM: Absorbed Glass Mat batteries
  • Gel cell Batteries
  • lithium iron phosphate as cathode (LIFEPO4 technology)
  • Lithium Titanate (Altairnano)
  • Lithium Phospahte (A123)
  • Lithium Phosphate (Valence)
  • Nickel-Cadmium (NiCad)
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)
  • NickelZinc


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208 Posts
Not anytime soon. Hopefully a battery maker licenses their tech.
If you email them the response isn't as enthusiastic as you'd might hope.

My EV club asked if they wanted to be a part of an EV technology event and amateur drag race and the response was as follows:

Thanks for your inquiry. While we’d love to compete in this, we’re working on a couple of batteries that are optimized for applications different than EV. I’d love to know how it turns out, so please let me know when the event occurs so I can read the news.

Best regards, Mil

Mil Ovan
Sr. VP & Co-founder
Firefly Energy Inc.
5407 N. University Street, Arbor Hall
Peoria, IL 61614
Peoria: 309-690-7502
Chicago: 630-592-9601
Cell: 847-687-0901
Email: [email protected]
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