Vanadium-lithium hybrid systems would be ‘optimal’ for power and energy applications

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Hybrid systems that combine high power technologies such as lithium-ion and long duration, high energy redox flow energy storage is “where the market will go”, the CEO of a vanadium ‘flow machine’ provider has said.

“Why you would look at hybrid is if you think of the flow machine as your workhorse, it’ll do 60%-80% of the work, it’s really boring, just sit there pumping energy and liquid all the way round many times a day, it will never degrade and you want to utilise that as much as you can.”

Scott McGregor speaks to Andy Colthorpe on the sidelines of Intersolar.

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