Posts Tagged BMW i3

BMW i3s Makes World Debut In Frankfurt

A little bit of sport goes a long way. BMW is keen to give its city-dwelling i3 a bit more flavor, hence the addition of the small-but-significant s to the name. As per usual with BMW, such upgrades are more than just a name and some flashy trim, though the…

3 days ago by Christopher Smith 44

BMW Provides Batteries For 3 MW Energy Storage System

Dutch company Alfen, has delivered a 3 MW energy storage system for Nuon’s Prinses Alexia Windpark in Zeewolde, the Netherlands. What we find interesting with this installation, is that the energy storage system (ESS) consists of multiple BMW car battery packs, that combine to store any surplus of wind energy, so that…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

BMW i3 Batteries Powers Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Electric Boats

BMW’s batteries have found new application, besides powering plug-in cars and energy storage systems. The German company Torqeedo now offers BMW batteries in its electric boats. The Torqeedo high-performance Deep Blue electric drive systems uses a 33 kWh battery pack, offered for $31,999 plus shipping charges. The European site lists the pack…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 18