Lithium Key to Green Utility Storage

- October 30th, 2009

While many have probably heard of automakers like GM and Toyota working to incorporate lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology into their new lines of electric  and electric hybrid vehicles.  However, a recent report from Pike Research, a clean technology market research firm, says that the renewable energy sector will also benefit greatly from advancements in industrial-scale … Continued

While many have probably heard of automakers like GM and Toyota working to incorporate lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology into their new lines of electric  and electric hybrid vehicles.  However, a recent report from Pike Research, a clean technology market research firm, says that the renewable energy sector will also benefit greatly from advancements in industrial-scale Li-ion technology.

Lithium, the rare earth metal most widely used in batteries for personal electronics, is quickly becoming a hot commodity with demand projected to triple over the next decade.

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6 responses to “Lithium Key to Green Utility Storage

  1. Lithium is not scalable to the size required for load leveling. There is only one battery out there that can do the job and has near zero environmental footprint: Vanadium Redox Batteries.

    If you want to learn about vanadium batteries follow my tweets @VanadiumJoe on Twitter.

    In the meantime check this out: http://bit.ly/ixhVC

  2. Lithium is not scalable to the size required for load leveling. There is only one battery out there that can do the job and has near zero environmental footprint: Vanadium Redox Batteries.

    If you want to learn about vanadium batteries follow my tweets @VanadiumJoe on Twitter.

    In the meantime check this out: http://bit.ly/ixhVC

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