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Redox flow batteries go organic

The use of renewable resources as providers to the electrical grid is hampered by the intermittent and irregular nature in which they generate energy. Electrical energy storage technology could provide a solution and now, by using an iterative design process, a promising anolyte for use in redox flow batteries has been developed.

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Figure 1: Developing anolytes for redox flow batteries.


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Wang, W., Sprenkle, V. Redox flow batteries go organic. Nature Chem 8, 204–206 (2016).

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