Li-Ion BMS

Li-ion energy storage battery modules

Comparison list of modules for Grid storage, Telcom, server-farm back-up

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Company
 
Model /
series
SINGLE MODULE
Energy [kWh]
Vltg nom. [V]
C-rating, pk. [1/h]
Min disch. T [min]
Mass [kg]
En. dens. [Wh/kg]
Intra-mod. comm.
Protection switch
Redundant BMS
Hot swap
Mount
Power connection
 
Enclosure
Cells
 
FULL SYSTEM
Company
 
Max mods in series
Max mods in parallel
Max mods in system
Max bus vtg [V]
Max energy [kWh]
Switch module
Ext. comm.
Akasol
Germany
Corvus
US
Beckett
US
Methode
US
Elithion
US
GS Yuasa US-Japan Hangzhou Liao - China Lico - China Panasonic
Japan
Panasonic / Sanyo - Jap Paragon
Germany
Quallion
US
Saft
France
Shenzhen O'cell - China Sony
Japan
Trans-power
US
X4I
Canada
NeeoRack AT6500 (none) DC5000 Lithiumod LIM50E-7G (none) (none) (none) DCB-102E PowerPack 24V- QLD0100-MT Synerion (none) Ion energy
IJ1001M
Mile-Max X4i-LB
akasol battery module corvus battery module beckett battery module eetrex battery module elithion battery module GS Yuasa battery module Hangzhou Liao battery module lico battery module panasonic battery module  battery module paragon battery module quallion battery module saft battery module sony battery module O'cell battery module transpower battery module x4i battery module battery module
Single module
5.5 2.5 ~ 6.5 4.33 2 5.2 1.3 0.5 4.7 1.7/1.9 1.4 1.8 4.7 2.6 2.2 1.4 1.2 15.5 5.1
24, 48 12, 24, 48, 84 24, 48, 96 48 24, 48 24 48 48 87/80 24 48 12,24,28 24 48 12 48 48 12, 24, 48
3 5.3 0.4 4.5 3.5 0.4 3 0.8/14 15 1.1 4 2 4
60 11 13 17 150 20 26/15 240 55 30 30 15
49 36~65 41 22 74 15 6.5 14/18 19 42 23 17 63
112 69~100 106 71 70 87 170 123/106 187 61 115 63 70 81
CAN proprietary CAN CAN CAN proprietary CAN, RS RS-485 CAN proprietary
N Y N Y N N N N N N N N N
N Y N N N N N Y N N N
N N Y N N N N N N N N N
Rack Shelf top Rack Rack Rack Chassis Shelf top Portable Chassis Chassis Shelf top Chassis Shelf top Rack Shelf top Chassis Portable
Connector, side Connector, rear Connector, rear Connector, rear Bolts, top Bolts, front Oppsite ends Bolts Bolts, front Bolts, top Connector, front Bolts, front Connector, side Connector, side
Metal Metal Metal Metal Metal Molded plastic Metal Metal Molded plastic Molded plastic Molded plastic Molded plastic Molded plastic Molded plastic Metal Metal Metal, mil style
Kokam pouch; NMC Boston Power small cyl; LCO Boston Power small cyl; LCO CALB prism.; LFP Prismatic; LFP Small prism, LFP Pouch; NCM Pouch, NMC/LFP Small cyl., NCA Sanyo 18650 small cyl.; LCO LFP Small cyl.; LCO Saft VL large cyl.; LCO LFP LFP Sinopoly prism.; LFP
System (array of modules)
Akasol
Germany
Corvus
US
Beckett
US
Methode
US
Elithion
US
GS Yuasa US-Japan Hangzhou Liao - China Lico - China Panasonic
Japan
Panasonic / Sanyo - Jap. Paragon
Germany
Quallion
US
Saft
France
Shenzhen O'cell - China Sony
Japan
Trans-power
US
X4I
Canada
1 1 8 16 15 - 16 7 8
unlimited 127 16129 5 - Y 3 8
unlimited 127 16129 15 - Y 7 8
100 96 400 830 780 - 700 350 384
unlimited 254 84000 27 - 40
N N Y Y N N Y - N N
proprietary "Internet" CAN CAN n.a proprietary - CAN, RS232

See also anchor

These companies appear to be working on products. Little or no information is available at this time.

  • All cell: 24 or 48 V, 1.3, 2.7, or 5.4 kWh, NMC or LiFePO4
  • ISE

Also:

Complete grid storage anchor

These companies do not sell individual modules, but complete grid storage systems.

  • A123
  • ABB75 to 6000 kWh, up to 690 Vac
  • Electrovaia / ABB, 1 MWh / 1.5 MW, delivered to ASP; uses LiPo cells
  • Energonix BESS, 1 MWh container
  • GE Energy Storage
  • Greensmith PowerVault. 48 V chassis mount modules. Max energy 100 kWh. Ethernet communications. May use Boston Power modules
  • Ionex, LiFePO4 prismatic cells; in planning stages; Phillip Roberts also founded California Lithium Battery (no navigable website), which makes huge claims on energy density
  • Siemens, Siestorage. Li-ion, 0.2 to 2 MWh, direct connection to the AC grid. Uses Panasonic battery modules
  • Woodward, IESB, 0.25 to 5 MWh, 450 or 800 V
  • Xtreme Power, (lead acid), major provider today

This information does not constitute an endorsement of any of these companies and products.
While the information presented here is believed to be accurate, we take no responsibility for any errors.

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