MIT’s flow battery could store solar and wind power on the cheap. <– Full article
“Researchers at MIT have come up with a new design for a rechargeable flow battery that does away with the expensive and ineffective membrane of previous designs. The device could prove the ideal solution for effectively storing energy from intermittent power sources such as solar and wind power.” – Dario Borghino
The article explains what a flow battery is, discusses a battery for the future and developments to come.
“MIT’s high-performance membranelss flow battery could be used to store green energy for the grid (Image: Felice Frankel/MIT)” – Gizmag.com