flow batteries

Flow Battery Builder UET Ends Year With $25M Investment From Japan's Orix

January 1, 2016 by Eric Wesoff

Flow Battery Investment

UniEnergy Technologies, a startup commercializing flow batteries in storage applications, just finished off 2015 with $25 million more in its electrolyte tanks. The round B of funding was led by Japan's Orix, a $19 billion financial services firm and renewables developer, along with UET's "current private equity investor."[read more]

ViZn Energy: A New Flow Battery Contender in the Grid-Scale Storage Race

September 13, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Startups and researchers have been striving to create a rechargeable, grid-scale energy storage system using zinc, one of the world’s cheapest metals, but they tend to break down after just hundreds of charge-discharge cycles, and coming up with new technology innovations to overcome this remains a challenge.[read more]

EnerVault Nears Completion of Its First Commercial-Scale Flow Battery

January 11, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Enervault and Commercial-Scale Flow Batteries

The flow battery market is defined more by grandiose claims than by commercial projects in the ground. But with $24.5 million in funding and an executive team hailing from SunPower, Tesla, and a range of other companies, EnerVault is now going public with its performance expectations.[read more]