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Vanadium flow, Zinc-Air: the next generation of energy storage?

Posted on - 07 Oct 2018

Category - Battery & Technology News

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence believes that vanadium-flow (VF) batteries are likely to become a major player in energy storage markets with MD Simon Moores suggesting that the industry is only waiting for an “Elon Musk” moment whereby a battery producer “steps forward with bold plans to produce vanadium-flow at mass-scale”. NantEnergy believes that Zinc-Air is the next best thing and highlights its new commercially-available battery that's already been deployed to over 1,000 sites in nine countries. These technologies could be the death knell for LIBs in storage applications... For more information see Battery Materials Review Issue 5. VF batteries make sense...

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