Flow Battery Articles

  • Public Impact Report Karratha Airport Solar Project, featuring CloudCAM Case Study

    This report reviews the operation of the 1 MW Karratha Airport solar project, in particular the performance of Fulcrum3D’s CloudCAM cloud prediction and battery technology that is used to manage the electricity flow to the Karratha Airport and Horizon Power ...

    By Fulcrum3D P/L

  • Repurposing Methylene Blue in Flow Batteries

    Methylene blue consists of a blue dye used in the textile industry. A new study, published in mid-August 2018, reveals that the dye can be repurposed for use in redox flow batteries. After establishing that the chemical compound has electrochemical properties, chemists at the University of Buffalo divulged that, as an active ingredient, ...

    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Ellen Williams: The future of energy innovation

    As director of the U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy, Ellen Williams plays a pivotal role in cultivating and guiding energy technology discovery and development in the United States. Ensia recently invited Williams to share her views on what we should watch for in the wide world of energy innovation in the months and years to come. What in your ...

    By Ensia

  • Investing Today for a Brighter Tomorrow – An Editorial by Sergio Marchi

    Sometimes, we need to stop and assess what we take for granted. Electricity is one of those things. We barely notice it’s there but it powers our lives at home and at work. And taking it for granted has serious downsides. June has been designated “electricity month” for the last 3 years, so what better moment to reflect on “the great ...


  • Batteries Are the Heart of Renewable Energy

    US researchers have made a vital step ahead in the pursuit to amass electricity from irregular energy resources like solar energy and wind energy. A Harvard University group has turned up with a technique to cut down the expenditure of flow battery technology that is competent of storing energy on big scales within an electrical power grid. Grid-scale storage for renewable resources could be a ...

    By Stanford Magnets

  • Interview with E. Caglan Kumbur, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Electrochemical Energy Systems Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics at Drexel University

    Energy storage technologies have the potential to improve grid efficiency and reliability by optimizing power flows and supporting variable power supplies. However, storage applications are often costly and don’t always produce achievable returns in every grid scenario. Finding a reliable and profitable strategy within electric storage can be a daunting and confusing task, ...

    By Marcus Evans

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