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Flow battery firm ESS boosts top team

By Jason Deign Portland, Oregon, USA-based flow battery maker ESS has brought in a company growth strategy master to chair its board of directors. The all-iron flow battery manufacturer last week announced its chairman would…



Israel Chemicals Ltd. is investing in zinc-bromide flow battery technology from companies like Primus Power and Redflow in a bid to grow the energy storage bromine market. Photo credit: ICL

ICL bets on bromine for energy storage

By Jason Deign The manufacturing giant Israel Chemicals Ltd (ICL) is looking to support flow battery vendors in order to extend the market for bromine supplies. The support will be in the form of energy storage deployments…


Redox flow battery company Vizn Energy Systems has announced a deal with Jabil Circuit that could see production increasing to 80MW per year in 2016.

ViZn goes for flow battery growth

By Jason Deign Redox flow battery manufacturer ViZn Energy Systems yesterday announced a deal with Jabil Circuit that could see production increasing to 80MW per year in 2016. The manufacturing partnership should enable ViZn to fulfil in…


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Your five top stories of 2014

It’s already dimming in the memory. But before 2014 fades out of sight completely, let’s remember this was an important 12 months for energy storage.There was plenty of the usual hype, of course, but also…


The Avera energy storage programme, including the Avera Schneider Electric flow battery project, is in doubt following the company's profit warning and share price meltdown. Photo credit: FlowBox, KIC-InnoEnergy

Nuclear bomb hits Areva’s flow battery programme

The future of a major flow battery initiative appears in doubt after news emerged yesterday of financial troubles at Areva, the French energy giant. The company, which in October signed an energy storage cooperation agreement with Schneider…