Batteries That Go With the Flow
A new battery design promises to even out fluctuations in solar and wind power
If we’re ever to run our electric grid on the on-again, off-again power that wind and sun provide, we’re going to need better batteries.
About half a dozen types of batteries are now grid-ready, but a 30-year-old technology known as a flow battery could be the best bargain.
All IEEE Spectrum Smarter Grid articles are available here.