Session 4 – Strategic, commercial and environmental performance

Given the increasing need to demonstrate whole life costs, what combination of cycle lifetime, calendar lifetime, carbon and energy content of manufacture, operation and decommissioning / recycling should be achieved to ensure flow batteries are competitive with other technologies?

A discussion with representatives from industry and academia.

PresentationSpeakerAffiliation
Financial targetsTorsten MüllerFraunhofer ICT
Experimental investigation and modelling of the whole life costs of flow battery systemsTed RobertsUniversity of Calgary
Strategic targets – giving flow batteries a competitive edgeViswanathan VilayanurPacific Northwest National Laboratory
Sustainability & environmental – flow battery emissionsNick BlumeClausthal University of Technology
Considerations and challenges associated with upscaling flow batteries from pilot or bench scale up to utility grid scale projectsPatricia Scroggin-WickerBurns McDonnell

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