Articles tagged with: Vanadium

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Making a digital twin of the hybrid battery at Oxford’s low-carbon Energy Superhub

8 Sep 2020, 10:56 • By Jorn Reniers
Making a digital twin of the hybrid battery at Oxford’s low-carbon Energy Superhub

The Energy Superhub Oxford in England is a sophisticated project to create a decarbonised urban environment using a mix of advanced technologies. Jorn Reniers, Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science gives us insights into his role, which is to make a digital twin of the Superhub, including its 50MW hybrid battery storage system.

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VIDEO: ‘Beyond Lithium’ case studies and Q&A with tech providers

3 Aug 2020, 08:29 • By Andy Colthorpe
VIDEO: ‘Beyond Lithium’ case studies and Q&A with tech providers

There's a race to develop new technologies - and adapt existing ones - that can either be complementary to lithium batteries, or even compete with them. Representatives from three technology providers offer up some case studies, data, insights and opinions on where they think the market could go.

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VIDEO: Making a business case for long duration energy storage, with Dr Imre Gyuk, DoE

29 Jul 2020, 12:24 • By Andy Colthorpe
VIDEO: Making a business case for long duration energy storage, with Dr Imre Gyuk, DoE

Long duration energy storage is “essential” to help accelerate renewable deployment, according to the US Department of Energy’s Dr Imre Gyuk, who moderates this panel discussion with Matt Harper from flow battery provider Invinity Energy Systems and Russ Weed from gravity energy storage company ARES.

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VIDEO: Predicting the energy storage tech of the future

15 Jul 2020, 07:20 • By Andy Colthorpe
VIDEO: Predicting the energy storage tech of the future

While lithium-ion batteries continue to take the dominant share of new installations by some distance, there are a variety of other technologies looking to complement, combine or even compete. Panellists at the Energy Storage Digital Series looked at the questions of which energy storage technologies are the likeliest contenders for that future.

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Fine tuning the hybrid proposition

2 Apr 2020, 12:43 • By Ben Willis
Fine tuning the hybrid proposition

Realising the theoretical promise of solar-wind-storage hybrids is far from straightforward, with individual projects likely to vary considerably. Ben Willis examines some of the technical complexities of combining different technologies into a single, profitable entity.

Flow batteries: leaders starting to live up to promise, says Navigant

Flow batteries: leaders starting to live up to promise, says Navigant

10 Dec 2019, 12:56

Flow batteries have so far, failed to live up to the disruptive potential they promise, a new report says, but authors Alex Eller and William Tokash at Navigant Research have identified 12 leading vendors in the nascent field, based on metrics of strategy and execution.

Vanadium producer Bushveld backs redT-Avalon flow battery merger deal

Vanadium producer Bushveld backs redT-Avalon flow battery merger deal

1 Nov 2019, 12:45

Vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has offered its backing to the merger of UK energy storage provider redT with US vanadium redox flow battery maker Avalon Battery, providing a loan to help the deal get over the line - and to help its own vertical integration ambitions.