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The Chemistry Behind The Battery That Could Outperform Tesla's Powerwall

Michael Aziz and flow battery # Michael Aziz (pictured) and coworkers have announced improvements to flow battery technology they reported in 2014. (Credit: Eliza Grinnell/Harvard SEAS Communications) SEP 24, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Iron-Chromium Flow Battery Aims to Replace Gas Plants ...The four round structures pictured above may look like grain silos but they're actually giant flow batteries. They're part of a demonstration plant going online this week, and proponents say it could represent the future of long-duration energy storage on the electric grid...

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from Live Science

Flow Battery Breakthrough May Boost Green Energy Storage (Video)

Using flow batteries, wind and solar power may soon be stored on site. Flow Battery Breakthrough May Boost Green Energy Storage (Video

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HARVARD TECHNOLOGY COULD ECONOMICALLY STORE ENERGY FOR USE WHEN THE WIND DOESN’T BLOW AND THE SUN DOESN’T SHINE.Organic mega flow battery promises breakthrough for renewable energy

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A new redox flow battery developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) more than doubles the amount of energy that this type of cell can pack in a given volume, approaching the numbers of lithium-ion batteries.

As with all flow batteries, energy is stored in two external tanks, which makes it easy to scale up battery capacity (Image: PNNL)

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Battered and bruised by natural gas and renewable energy, King Coal is facing a lethal new energy storage foe: next-generation flow batteries...

World's first "aqueous solar flow battery" outperforms traditional lithium-iodine batteries 8/3/15 Researchers use a red dye called ruthenium to tune the wavelength of the light

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Greener, safer flow battery could store renewable energy on the cheap 9/30/15 A new flow battery developed at Harvard University uses only Earth-abundant materials, making it cheaper, safer and greener than previous designs