by Julian Spector
January 25, 2019

It’s a tough and thankless job, trying to replace the undisputed energy storage market leader.

Yet that’s what dozens of companies have dedicated themselves to by developing flow batteries, the most numerous of the newfangled electrochemical storage alternatives to lithium-ion batteries.

Flow batteries circulate liquid electrolytes to store and discharge electricity (see Eric Wesoff's thorough explanation for Squared readers here). They promise longer lifetimes and heavier cycling capabilities than lithium-ion. Yet lithium-ion, boosted...