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Potential vanadium battery game changer

Vanadium electrolyte may put flow batteries in heavy vehicles Metal Tech News – December 16, 2020

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:59pm

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Hurtigruten's Roald Amundsen, the world's first cruise ship to sail on battery power, embarked on its maiden voyage from Northway, through the Northwest Passage in the Arctic waters north of Canada and Alaska during the summer of 2019.

Canada-based VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. is working with researchers in Germany and Australia to develop a vanadium bromide electrolyte that could contribute to a vanadium redox flow battery with enough energy density it could be used to power heavy-duty vehicles such as ships and trains.

Vanadium redox flow batteries hold several advantages in terms of lifespan and scalability that has them com...



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