Redox Flow Batteries 2017-2027: Expiry of a Number of Patents Related to RFBs in 2006 has Sparked an Industrial Race to Comme...

Date : 04/21/2017 @ 9:38AM
Source : Business Wire

Redox Flow Batteries 2017-2027: Expiry of a Number of Patents Related to RFBs in 2006 has Sparked an Industrial Race to Comme...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Redox Flow Batteries 2017-2027: Markets, Trends, Applications" report to their offering.

Redox Flow Batteries were initially developed by NASA in the 70's for its space programme. The expiry of a number of patents related to RFBs in 2006 has sparked an industrial race to commercialization, which will grow to become a $4bn market by 2027.

Often perceived as an underdog, redox flow batteries (RFB) may not deliver the same power of a Li-ion battery, but they can compete in terms of cycle life, safety, and reliability for stationary applications. Utilities around the world are avidly testing RFBs in pilot projects, while China is underway in the construction of the largest battery in the world (200 MW / 800 MWh), which will be entirely powered by redox flow batteries. If successful, this project will be replicated across the country and probably also in Europe and the US.

Stationary energy storage is a cost-effective way to increase renewable energy utilisation, as well as to implement energy efficiency measures, both at residential, industrial, and grid level. The redox flow battery technology, despite higher upfront costs and lower energy density, has a shorter payback time thanks to a good capacity retention even after many thousands of cycles. Additionally, redox flow batteries (RFBs) retain most of their initial value thanks to the possibility to recycle their core components more easily than other battery chemistries. Some RFB chemistries, like that based on vanadium, are already commercial and set to capture most of the $4bn market value.

Companies Mentioned

  • EleStor
  • Primus Power
  • Toyota
  • UniEnergy Technologies (UET)
  • VoltStorage

Key Topics Covered:

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. INTRODUCTION

3. TYPES OF REDOX FLOW

4. MATERIALS FOR RFBS

5. PROPERTIES OF RFBS

6. REDOX FLOW FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

7. COST AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

8. TECHNOLOGY AND MARKET READINESS

9. CASE STUDIES

10. MARKETS FORECASTS

11. APPENDIX

For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zrbc2/redox_flow

Research and MarketsLaura Wood, Senior Managerpress@researchandmarkets.comFor E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716Related Topics: Battery Technology

Your Recent History
LSE
GKP
Gulf Keyst..
LSE
QPP
Quindell
FTSE
UKX
FTSE 100
LSE
IOF
Iofina
FX
GBPUSD
UK Sterlin..
Stocks you've viewed will appear in this box, letting you easily return to quotes you've seen previously.

Register now to create your own custom streaming stock watchlist.

NYSE, AMEX, and ASX quotes are delayed by at least 20 minutes.
All other quotes are delayed by at least 15 minutes unless otherwise stated.

By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions

P:35 V:us D:20170427 10:57:31