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Flow batteries leading the way in lithium-free niches

Flow batteries leading the way in lithium-free niches

18 Sep 2017, 16:32

While lithium-ion is rapidly racing ahead to become the “de facto grid storage solution” and is the most popular technology choice by far, vendors of other types of batteries are also targeting the market, with varying degrees of success.

Redflow resumes battery deliveries, scores AU$800,000 sale

Redflow resumes battery deliveries, scores AU$800,000 sale

10 May 2017, 15:45

Australian flow battery manufacturer Redflow has resumed battery deliveries after laboratory test results revealed that a significant number of batteries in stock meet the company’s quality standards, enabling immediate delivery to customers, and scored a AU$800,000 order.

Guest blog
Batteries are holding back the microgrid energy revolution in Africa

Batteries are holding back the microgrid energy revolution in Africa

15 Feb 2017, 11:36
• By Sam Duby

The complexities of combining batteries and solar microgrids are explained by Sam Duby, who is co-founder and director of research and development at mini-grid technologies company SteamaCo Ltd and consults for TFE Consulting. TFE Consulting is a strategy consulting firm focusing on accelerating the energy transition in emerging markets and is active in Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Latin America.

Guest blog
Why lithium-ion is NOT the new silicon

Why lithium-ion is NOT the new silicon

18 Jan 2017, 15:28
• By Ron Van Dell

To date, the vast majority of the entries into the energy storage market have depended on lithium-based battery chemistry, but, the idea that lithium-ion is the technological and economic front-runner in the stationary storage space is a myth that is in dire need of de-bunking, claims Ron Van Dell.

TrinaBEST among latest to target Australian residential market

TrinaBEST among latest to target Australian residential market

10 Oct 2016, 12:50

Chinese energy storage company TrinaBEST launched its residential storage product for the Australian market at last week’s All Energy show, while the USA’s Enphase and Australian flow battery maker Redflow were among the other exhibitors showcasing residential products.

Imergy enters insolvency and lays off its staff

Imergy enters insolvency and lays off its staff

5 Aug 2016, 15:50

Silicon valley-headquartered flow battery maker Imergy Power Systems has entered into ABC insolvency and terminated the contracts of all its staff, the company has confirmed.

Interviews
Mercom: Storage systems, flow batteries raised quarter of a billion dollars VC funding in a year

Mercom: Storage systems, flow batteries raised quarter of a billion dollars VC funding in a year

27 Apr 2016, 17:42
• By Danielle Ola

Texas-headquarted Mercom Capital Group recently released its Q1 2016 funding and M&A report for energy storage, smart grid and energy efficiency sectors. Mercom’s CEO and co-founder Raj Prabhu discusses the energy storage trends tracked in this quarter with Energy-Storage.News, especially in light of the drop in venture capital funding this quarter.

Interviews
Go with the flow: RedT on revenue stacking and the coming of long duration storage

Go with the flow: RedT on revenue stacking and the coming of long duration storage

20 Apr 2016, 17:26
• By Andy Colthorpe

While the effectiveness of flow batteries in islanded situations is quickly being recognised, on the grid, the cost of providing that storage is still seen as something of an inhibitor to uptake. Andy Colthorpe spoke with the RedT CEO, Scott McGregor, to get his views on how flow batteries can thrive – and why lithium-ion is not the enemy.

Guest blog
Where micro-grids, emerging markets and flow batteries intersect

Where micro-grids, emerging markets and flow batteries intersect

10 Mar 2016, 09:22
• By Aloke Gupta

Energy storage could have a ‘highly critical’ role to play in emerging economies, Aloke Gupta of Imergy Power Systems says. Gupta, who was previously with California’s Public Utilities’ Commission, the state’s regulator, talks about the uses and applications of micro-grids, from his vantage point of view as a flow battery and storage system maker.