An aqueous, polymer-based redox-flow battery using non-corrosive, safe, and low-cost materials

  title={An aqueous, polymer-based redox-flow battery using non-corrosive, safe, and low-cost materials},
  author={Tobias Janoschka and Norbert Martin and Udo Martin and Christian Friebe and Sabine Morgenstern and Hannes Hiller and Martin D. Hager and Ulrich Sigmar Schubert},
For renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric to be effectively used in the grid of the future, flexible and scalable energy-storage solutions are necessary to mitigate output fluctuations. Redox-flow batteries (RFBs) were first built in the 1940s and are considered a promising large-scale energy-storage technology. A limited number of redox-active materials—mainly metal salts, corrosive halogens, and low-molar-mass organic compounds—have been investigated as active… Expand
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