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Title: Materials for flow battery energy storage and methods of using

Abstract

The present disclosure relates to a mixture that includes a mediator having a first redox potential, a non-liquid active material having a second redox potential that is less than the first redox potential, and a cation. In addition, the non-liquid active material has a first condition that includes a first oxidation state, where the cation is intercalated within the non-liquid active material, and the non-liquid active material has a second condition that includes a second oxidation state that is higher than the first oxidation state, where the non-liquid active material is substantially free of the cation. In addition, the mediator has a first condition that includes a third oxidation state and a second condition that includes a fourth oxidation state that is higher than the third oxidation state. In addition, the non-liquid active material is capable of being reversibly cycled between its first condition and its second condition, and the mediator is capable of being reversibly cycled between its first condition and its second condition.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568659
Patent Number(s):
10367222
Application Number:
15/445,105
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 02/28/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Gennett, Thomas, Ban, Chunmei, Braunecker, Wade A., Dameron, Arrelaine A., and Engtrakul, Chaiwat. Materials for flow battery energy storage and methods of using. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Gennett, Thomas, Ban, Chunmei, Braunecker, Wade A., Dameron, Arrelaine A., & Engtrakul, Chaiwat. Materials for flow battery energy storage and methods of using. United States.
Gennett, Thomas, Ban, Chunmei, Braunecker, Wade A., Dameron, Arrelaine A., and Engtrakul, Chaiwat. Tue . "Materials for flow battery energy storage and methods of using". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568659.
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author = {Gennett, Thomas and Ban, Chunmei and Braunecker, Wade A. and Dameron, Arrelaine A. and Engtrakul, Chaiwat},
abstractNote = {The present disclosure relates to a mixture that includes a mediator having a first redox potential, a non-liquid active material having a second redox potential that is less than the first redox potential, and a cation. In addition, the non-liquid active material has a first condition that includes a first oxidation state, where the cation is intercalated within the non-liquid active material, and the non-liquid active material has a second condition that includes a second oxidation state that is higher than the first oxidation state, where the non-liquid active material is substantially free of the cation. In addition, the mediator has a first condition that includes a third oxidation state and a second condition that includes a fourth oxidation state that is higher than the third oxidation state. In addition, the non-liquid active material is capable of being reversibly cycled between its first condition and its second condition, and the mediator is capable of being reversibly cycled between its first condition and its second condition.},
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