Batteries of Formula E

Formula E championship is the first fully electric vehicles and today the most interesting facts about them you count.

Baterás eléctricas Formula E 2Williams Advanced Engineering is the company responsible for all batteries of Formula E group and belongs to Williams, and the Williams Formula Martini Racing 1. Batteries supplied by Williams are large and allow the cars reach speeds up 225 km/h.

To get an idea of ​​the capacity of these batteries, They have enough power to charge an iPhone every day for 13 years old. The stored energy is equivalent to that house 10.000 AA alkaline batteries.

The distance traveled by the formula E in his first season has been 60.000 kilometers, including racing, classifications and tests. Equivalent to go around the world 1 and a half, all thanks to the batteries Williams.

Baterás eléctricas Formula EEach battery can provide up 150 KW each car for each race, equivalent to 60 coffee pots going at once. It's not bad at all.

Another curiosity, They can provide up 33 KWH of power to each car, equivalent to the energy needed by an average family at home during 3 days.

Surely, the batteries will evolve and data will be even more spectacular and next year, and hopefully all this development of Formula E serves automakers to bet on electric solutions for their vehicles in the near future.

Adrián Osés, Locos Engine.



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Author: Adrián Osés Motorsport enthusiast and Engineering, founder and editor of Mad Engine.