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Old 12-23-2014, 05:52 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Can you put 30 kWh of lead in a car?
Well, you can... but people will line up wanting to buy your milk?


EV milk float / mobile shop. A common sight over here in the '80s

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Old 12-23-2014, 10:43 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Dave Cloud had 60 lead acid batteries in the Dolphin, for roughly 30kWh of capacity. At ~33 pounds apiece, that is 1,980 pounds of battery.

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