Thanks to a big uptake in renewable electricity generation, interest is surging into flow batteries because they have the potential to make Megawatt hour storage a reality. The Editor reports from the first International flow battery forum held in Vienna last month.
It took consultant Anthony Price and a few colleagues just three months to plan and organise the first meeting dedicated to flow batteries and that attracted nearly 100 delegates. So what could be achieved if there was a year's lead time? Flow batteries are on the march (but then they have been for the . . .