A paper about “Bottom-up system modeling of battery storage requirements for integrated renewable energy systems” has been published by Sarah Henni from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT, Michael Schäffer from Fraunhofer ICT and CENELEST, Peter Fischer from Fraunhofer ICT and CENELEST and Philipp Staudt from Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306261922017883
Today is finally the day. After two years of work, WILEY-VCH Flow Batteries has been published in three volumes and with over 1200 pages in hardcover and digital version. The book can be ordered directly from WILEY https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9783527832767 or from booksellers.
Over two days, school classes and interested citizens were able to learn about the current state of research in the Bonn region in Germany. To explain the screening process to be developed in SONAR, Fraunhofer SCAI challenged visitors to find the best combination of active materials to build a complete redox flow battery cell. In general the topic of energy storage and in particular flow batteries received a lot of attention and encouragement.Continue reading “Participation of SONAR at the Science Night in Bonn”
From August 28-30, the annual International Flow Battery Forum (IFBF) took place in Brussels, Belgium. SONAR was represented by several participants with posters and a presentation. Results from the SONAR project and standardization of redox flow batteries were reported. In addition, SONAR organized a joint workshop with its sister project COMPBAT on the topic of “Modeling and Simulation” before the actual program of the IFBF began. SONAR was further represented together with FLORES, the European network of EU projects on redox flow batteries, at a booth in the exhibitors’ area. Participants of the IFBF made extensive use of the opportunities to obtain information and to exchange experiences. This year, IFBF had nearly 300 participants from a variety of countries around the world.
On June 27, 2022, the two sister projects COMPBAT and SONAR hosted a joint workshop on Modeling and Simulation in Brussels as part of the annual International Flow Battery Forum (IFBF). COMPBAT and SONAR are developing, within the framework of Horizon2020 funded EU projects, high-throughput screening methods for the efficient search of new active materials for future organic redox flow batteries.Continue reading “Joint workshop of COMPBAT and SONAR in Brussels”