Braille Energy Systems Inc. announces lithium-ion battery solution to replace lead-acid batteries in most electric vehicles
Coinciding with discussions on replacing the 12-volt lead-acid battery with a 12-volt lithium-ion battery
OTTAWA, ON / ACCESS WIRE /February 10, 2021 / Braille Energy Systems Inc. (formerly Mincom Capital Inc.) (TSXV: BES) (“BESI” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the availability of the G20 and G30 line of lithium-ion batteries as that and play “to 12-volt lead-acid batteries currently used in most electric vehicles (EVs). This announcement coincides with reports that a major electric vehicle manufacturer has discussed plans to switch to accessory batteries at lithium-ion base in its current and future vehicles.
The BESI G20 Replacement Lithium Battery was designed as a replacement alternative to lead acid batteries for standard automotive applications as well as full loss applications where an alternator is not available. The advantages of the Braille Battery lithium-ion replacement battery solution include:
Reduced main battery power consumption compared to current 12-volt lead-acid solutions.
Longer battery life compared to current 12-volt lead-acid batteries [more than ~2000 cycles (100% depth of discharge) in comparison to 12-volt lead acid batteries at ~300 cycles (80% depth of discharge)].
Lower self-discharge rate (5X less than lead acid batteries) and ability to recharge much more efficiently than current electric vehicle batteries.
Ability to last 5 times longer than current lead products, with increased reliability and significant weight reduction.
Improved engine management and data logging characteristics, due to improved voltage stability.
“We are very pleased to announce that our existing lithium-ion batteries are a solution for the electric vehicle market. We have received positive feedback from current electric vehicle customers using BESI’s 12-volt lithium-ion batteries. replacing an OEM 12- volt lead acid battery currently used in most electric vehicles on the market today; this latest announcement from a major electric vehicle company validates our position. ” said BESI President and CEO Lindsay Weatherdon. “Today’s announcement represents another example of manufacturers, customers and consumers of electric vehicles enjoying the benefits of lithium technology as a replacement upgrade for lead acid. . “
For more product information and pricing for the G20 and G30 batteries and the entire Braille family of battery products and solutions, please visit our website at: www.batteriebraille.com or contact Mr. Gary Savage, General Manager at [email protected] or 941-312-5047 x 401.
About Braille Energy Systems Inc.
Braille Energy Systems Inc. owns an 89.95% interest in Braille Holdings Inc., which owns a 100% interest in Braille Battery Inc. Braille Battery is an established battery manufacturing and energy storage company that supplies batteries to the professional motorsport industry and the pioneer of a full line of high power lightweight battery systems for the transportation market. Braille Energy Systems (BESI) will expand its market penetration to a wider range of market segments that require lightweight, high performance energy solutions, using the most scientifically advanced materials. For more information on BESI and Braille Battery products, please visit our website at: www.brailleenergysystemsinc.com or www.batteriebraille.com.
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