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Old 03-05-2020, 08:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
Hmmm let's see 1100 electric hp equals .82 megawatt, 1026 amps at 800v no sag, so accelerate at this rate for about .6 seconds before draining the battery pack. That's useful. So a brief run provides enough heat to warm a school in Alaska. Almost big enough to be a surburban substation.
15 kWh = 54 MJ = 54 MWs
54 MWs / .82MW = 65.85 s

That's enough for a full minute of all-out acceleration and some spare electrons for change.
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