Iron Flow Battery

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Basics

  • A Flow Battery that uses a aqueous iron electrolyte? (need to research electrolytes)

Used For

  • Large Scale Electric Storage (ie UPS's, Grid Level Storage etc)
  • NOT for small scale as it isn't that dense

Industry Standards

ESS INC

Existing Open Source Designs

Minimum Viable Product

  • 100KWH Capacity
  • Fits in a Standard Shipping Container
  • Scaleable via multiple shipping containers
  • Modular
  • User Maintainable (IE Replacable electrolyte, Replacable membranes etc)

Basic Design

Electrolyte #1 Tank

Electrolyte #2 Tank

Plumbing

Membrane Chamber

Power Distribution System

Control + Networking Unit

Shipping Container

BOM

See Also

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