flow battery

Scientists at Harvard have demonstrated a cheap and reliable organic flow battery. The electrolyte is almost identical to a quinone found in rhubarb

Energy storage news: 15.01.14

The energy storage news headlines from our Twitter feed over the last week. The US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a hybrid anode that could quadruple the life of lithium-sulphur batteries. Abengoa is set…


In 2012, Sumitomo completed a demonstration power generation and storage system at its Yokohama Works – using the world’s then largest vanadium redox flow battery and Japan’s largest concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) units. Photo credit: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

60MWh redox flow battery order

According to a report in the Nikkei, a Sumitomo Electric Industries vanadium redox flow battery will soon be helping Hokkaido Electric Power to store electricity in order to stabilise its grid network. The 60MWh device will allow Hokkaido to add…


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Flow batteries for Asian telcos

Zinc-bromide flow battery manufacturer RedFlow has scored a battery supply agreement with Emerson Network Power Australia to develop a flow battery storage solution for off-grid and micro-grid markets in the Asia Pacific Region, reports ProactiveInvestors. According to a…