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Old 03-09-2019, 04:29 PM   #5347 (permalink)
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Another challenger for Tesla's powerpack and Don Sadoway's molten metal battery:
the all-iron flow battery.
https://arpa-e.energy.gov/?q=slick-s...n-flow-battery
https://www.essinc.com/energy-storage-products/

Only uses abundant elements, should last for 25 years, and if it spills plants will grow better.
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lifetime FE over 0.17 Gmeter or 0.1 Mmile.



My new favorite mineral is tinnunculite which forms when falcon poo reacts with the gases from a burning coal mine. Yeah.

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