Build Your Own Lithium Power Bank

Summary information

From small mobile battery packs to household battery banks to electric vehicles to grid scale storage, we are relying more and more on batteries as a crucial party of our energy system. And with distributed renewable energy becoming more common, there's never been a greater emphasis on the importance of storing electricity.
This half day workshop will take a look at some of the everyday applications for lithium batteries, how they work, what differences there are between different types of lithium cells, what the risks and dangers are, and how the way they are used is changing. We will show how to recover lithium cells from old laptop batteries to build your own power bank, and explain how you might use them in your own DIY energy projects.
You will:

  • Learn what energy is - how it works today, and what’s in store for the future
  • Understand the electrical basics: current, voltage, resistance, power, series and parallel circuits
  • Build your own USB power bank!
  • Understand how to recover and test lithium battery cells
  • Dig deeper into the energy dilemma - and possible solutions

No prior knowledge required!
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Demand Energy Equality is a not-for-profit dedicated to increasing energy literacy, reducing energy demand and working with others to ensure equality of energy access.

Booking and further information
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Unit C, 59 Ladywell Road, Lewisham, London, SE13 7UT
£40 (concessions available)
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Ian Westmoreland
Dates and times
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11am - 3.30pm
18 August 2019
Ian Westmoreland
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