International Flow Battery Forum

Our conference planned in Düsseldorf from 30th June – 2nd July has been postponed and will now take place during the third week in January 2021. The venue is the same – the Intercontinental Hotel in Düsseldorf. We will hold an interactive web based IFBF® showcase on 30th June 2020 to present and discuss the most important issues in our industry.
Please continue to keep 30th June 2020 clear for this event.

Rick Winter

President & CEO


Rick Winter is President & CEO of UET. He has been a the forefront of electricity storage since 1990, leading the Storage Technology at PG&E in California and developing microgrids in Australia’s Torres Strait. He has led product development at five advanced battery companies and received the NAAT Batt lifetime achievement award and the ESA Phil Symons award, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the energy storage industry. He holds several patents for flow battery technology. He co-founded the ESA, served as its chairman on two occasions and has been an enthusiastic supporter of the IFBF since its inception. He is fully occupied with the deployment of UET’s ReFlex™ product and managing $500 million of investment in vanadium technology.

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