The important energy storage news from our Twitter feed this week.
- EnStorage Israel and Princeton Power Systems have been awarded a USD$950,000 grant from the BIRD Foundation. The grant will be used to commercialise an energy storage system based on a hydrogen bromide flow battery and inverters.
- Borophene (single-atom sheets of boron) might join graphene as an important 2-D material, following the production of a precursor at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
- Wind energy from Minnesota Power in the US could be stored in Manitoba Hydro’s Nelson River hydroelectric project in Canada.
- Tesla Motors may build a factory in China, as CEO Elon Musk expects Chinese sales of the Model S to match US levels as early as next year. Meanwhile, a Tesla Model S has been driven coast-to-coast in the US for free, using only the Tesla Supercharger Network.