Thx, Got the spreadsheet
Originally Posted by tboult
your right I think I was a little high on road load. based on this old leapcad analysis http://www.leapcad.com/Transportatio...Simulation.pdf it's probably more like 2.3 kw at 24 mph which works out to .10 kwh/mi.
using that number I get a regen efficiency of 95% (highly doubtful).
If I assume zero road load i get 72% regen efficiency.
So the answer is that the real regen efficiency in this case is pretty darn good. If we split the difference it comes out at 84% which makes sense.
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