Thursday, 19 October 2017

Energy densities or why Musk can't win the race

Energy Densities:

* Hydrogen (compressed at 700 bar): ~ 39,000 Wh/kg
* Diesel: ~ 13,000 Wh/kg
* Lithium-ion battery: ~ 240 Wh/kg
Tesla batteries: ~ 170 Wh/kg

(* Source: Wikipedia)