US nickel-zinc battery maker ZincFive has announced two additions to its range of BC Series UPS battery cabinets. It also has a new battery to power the cabinets.
The new BC 2 – 500 and BC 2 – 300X models have a more compact footprint and higher power density than their predecessors. The BC 2 – 500 reduces the original BC2’s footprint by up to 25%, while the BC 2 – 300X saves footprint and provides extra runtime for customers with lower power requirements.
ZincFive also announced a new ultra-high-rate battery, the Z5 13-90, which will power the new battery cabinet models. It is 13V, has a 90Ah capacity, discharge current of 1200A and discharge power of 12,000W. It is the same size as its 80Ah sibling, the Z5 13-80.
The company said its BC series battery cabinets are the first nickel-zinc battery energy storage solutions with backward and forward compatibility with megawatt class UPS inverters.
ZincFive CEO and co-founder Tim Hysell said: “As ZincFive continues to push the boundaries of innovation with our powerful, safe and reliable nickel-zinc battery technology, the expanded BC 2 product line stands as a versatile solution to address the full spectrum of present and future data centre demands.”
The original BC 2 battery cabinet was 21″ wide. The BC 2 – 500 is up to 25% narrower.