Project In New York Will Put Vanadium Flow Batteries to the Test

The possibility of utility-scale energy storage has been brought even closer to reality with the improvement and refinement of flow-battery technology that relies on vanadium. The technology of vanadium flow batteries has been validated with an announcement by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) that it will partner with energy storage company […] Read more »

California Adopts Energy Storage Targets

A decision has been handed down by regulators in the state of California for a requirement that the three largest utilities in the state get technology to store 1,325 MW of electricity from renewable energy by 2020. The three utilities in question are Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California […] Read more »

Energy Storage: Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

The challenge of using renewable energy sources such as solar power and wind power as a potential means of supplying electricity is overcoming the intermittent nature of the source. Solar power cannot be produced at night and wind power requires a sufficient level of wind to be blowing before electricity can be generated. Even when […] Read more »