With over 25 years’ experience as a firefighter and now part of a group that specialises in battery storage safety, Paul Rogers at Energy Safety Response Group knows all about fire safety from both sides of the fence.
The first lithium-ion battery cells have been produced at Northvolt’s new gigafactory in Sweden and a UK sodium-ion battery startup has been acquired by the solar subsidiary of India’s Reliance Industries.
Two trial projects have been announced where vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) energy storage systems will support electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, one in South Korea, the other in Australia.
Honeywell has created a flow battery which it will deploy in pilot projects of increasing size starting next year. Honeywell Sustainable Technology Solutions (Honeywell STS) vice president and general manager Ben Owens spoke with Energy-Storage.news about it.