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World's Largest Battery Calorimeter Operating at NREL

May 13, 2011

The Large-Volume Battery Calorimeter (LVBC) a crucial tool to help put the next generation of electric vehicles on the road. Unveiled last year by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the LVBC is designed to precisely measure the heat generated by batteries for electric-drive vehicles, analyze temperature's effects on systems, and help pinpoint ways to manage battery temperatures for the best performance and maximum life. Learn more.

—Julia Thomas