ViZn Flow Battery System Installed At Randolph-Macon College

An advanced flow battery system has been established at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. The system is from ViZn Energy Systems. ViZn is based in Kalispell, Montana, and makes energy storage solutions. In particular, the company manufactures microgrid-scale non-acid Zinc/Iron chemistry flow batteries — we covered ViZn through an exclusive scoop/interview … [continued]

43 Battery Storage Companies To Watch

As I wrote in my piece on cleantech trends from 2014 and expected cleantech trends in 2015, the battery storage market is really blossoming. There are now quite a number of battery startups and battery departments within big corporations that seem to have promising products arriving on the market or soon to arrive … [continued]

Zinc-air Battery Company Claims Novel Electrolyte Will Do The Trick (CT Exclusive)

Move over, lithium-ion. A start-up company in northwestern Montana reports that it has solved the rechargeable problem that has dogged zinc-air battery development and will soon be in competition with the dominant lithium-ion technology. Ron Brost, CTO and CEO of ZAF Energy Systems, reports his research team has developed a zinc-air prototype that … [continued]