Tractor trailer storage
Inside an Altairnano grid storage unit, which fits inside a truck trailer. Each tractor-size storage system provides 1 megawatt's worth of power for about 15 minutes. The company, like competitor A123 Systems, uses lithium ion batteries, which are well suited for delivering or receiving bursts of power quickly.
September 17, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Altairnano
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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