GS Yuasa Lithium Power, Inc. has introduced two new lithium-ion battery modules—LIM50E-7G and LIM50E-8G—targeted at applications including utility grid ancillary support, community energy storage, industrial electric vehicles, telecommunications back-up power and others.
Basic module specifications:
|Nominal capacity||50 Ah||50 Ah|
|Nominal voltage||25.9 V||29.6 V|
|External dimensions (WxLxH)||180x412x135 mm||215x414x135 mm|
|Mass||15.0 kg||17.5 kg|
|Maximum discharge current||300 A||300 A|
|Maximum charge current||125 A||125 A|
|Operating temperature||-10 to +45 °C||-10 to +45 °C|
Management electronics include the monitoring of individual cell voltage and temperature; overcharge, over discharge and abnormal temperature reporting; and cell balancing.
The addition of the LIM50E modules to our product portfolio brings GS Yuasa’s recognized high level of lithium-ion battery engineering, quality and performance to batteries targeting the industrial and grid storage market. By taking advantage of the automated high rate cell production at GS Yuasa’s manufacturing facilities in Japan, we can provide high quality lithium ion battery systems to meet the cost targets and production capacity required by these growing market segments.—Bill Moll, president of GS Yuasa Lithium Power