LION Smart demonstrates propulsion performance of exceptional AC battery system in LiBAT Clean Sky 2 project


Garching near Munich – In cooperation with partners in the LiBAT consortium, LION Smart has successfully tested its highly innovative AC battery system, demonstrating a power performance that is sufficient to maintain level flight for a manned glider. The lightweight, compact, and highly-integrated battery rotated an electric motor with propeller attached in a lab setting. The advanced LiBAT technology can be applied to a broad range of applications in the transport sectors, taking a large step towards a more sustainable future.

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The press release was originally published on the LiBAT project website. This project has received funding from the Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 821226.