The Breakthrough Battery That The US Gave Away to China

Exploring the breakthrough battery that the US gave away to China. Get Surfshark VPN atย – Enter promo code UNDECIDED for 83% off and 3 extra months for FREE! When it comes to grid-scale energy storage, redox flow batteries (RFB) are one of the big competitors for lithium-ion batteries. In preliminary tests, vanadium redox flow batteries can be manufactured with longer lasting lives, be made more scalable, and are easier to recycle than other battery technologies. Yet, after investing millions of US tax dollars into a cutting edge flow battery formula, the American government basically gave it away to China, who is currently the lead producer of RFB. So, how did this invention flow out of the US? And why should we even care about redox flow batteries?

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