The CALB CA100 is a 3.2V 100Ah cell manufactured by the China Aviation Lithium Battery Company. CALB is a state-owned Chinese corporation that was established in 2007. CALB cells are LFP technology, marketed as a safe, high-rate battery.
Size (ex. racking)2.1 L
|Technology Class||Li-ion LFP|
|Maximum Charge Rate||1C (100A)|
|Maximum Discharge Rate||2C (200A)|
|Rated Capacity (@ 100% DOD)||100 Ah (320 Wh) @ C3|
|Weight (ex. racking)||3.4 kg|
|Size (ex. racking)||2.1 L|
For the purposes of the trial, cells have been connected for a total capacity of 200Ah at a nominal voltage of 51.2 V. The battery cells are monitored & balanced by an external BMS manufactured by REC in Slovenia. The REC BMS is connected to the SMA Sunny Island inverter that will charge/discharge the batteries.
CALB’s website can be accessed via the following link: