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Firefly has a brochure out on its group 31 battery, and says a spec sheet will be available Dec. 1.

http://www.fireflyenergy.com/images/stories/pdfs/FFE-27Grp31BatteryBro10%5B1%5D.25.07_FINAL.pdf




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It's already been established in a prior post that this first gen battery is only incrementally better than regular lead acid because only one of the plates is using the carbon foam technology. I think this is a poor strategy. If they really can't make enough plates they should release fewer batteries at a higher pricepoint to showcase the performance.

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The specs contradict each other on different parts of the website. On
the brochure linked below, they site "50+ Percent Greater Cycle Life"
and then indirectly compare to "200 deep discharge cycles" of "most
lead-acid batteries. In the "white paper" they have a log scale plot
showing ~3000 cycles for Firefly technology batteries at 100% DOD.

They keep saying it is so much better, but don't give just the simple
specs for the battery itself. Not a good sign.


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One of their earlier press releases cited deep cycle use for truckers,
running their "hotel loads," as opposed to idling.

http://www.fireflyenergy.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=44&Itemid=58

Jeff Shanab <[email protected]> wrote:
> I don't see any mention of deep cycle use. Are they going to have a
> different line or does the technology even support deep cycle usage?
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