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Sodium-Zinc molten salt batteries for low-cost stationary storage

Project description

New molten salt battery could solve renewable energy storage problem

The EU-funded SOLSTICE project plans to develop two sodium-zinc molten salt batteries operating at high temperatures that could be used for stationary energy storage. The first battery will be based on ZEBRA technology, a type of rechargeable molten salt battery based on nickel, sodium and chloride. Instead of nickel, researchers will use cheap and abundant zinc as the positive electrode. In the second all-liquid battery, researchers will apply the same chemistry but will not use a ceramic electrolyte, thereby further driving down battery costs. Both battery concepts will be brought at a technology readiness level 5.

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-BAT-2020
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Coordinator

HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM DRESDEN-ROSSENDORF EV
Address
Bautzner Landstrasse 400
01328 Dresden
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 468 250

Participants (11)

SINTEF AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 1 556 625
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
EIDGENOSSISCHE MATERIALPRUFUNGS- UND FORSCHUNGSANSTALT
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 809 300
Address
Ueberlandstrasse 129
8600 Dubendorf
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 405 500
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 749 336,25
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
Activity type
Research Organisations
POLITECNICO DI TORINO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 555 125
Address
Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
EU contribution
€ 317 648,75
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNINOVA-INSTITUTO DE DESENVOLVIMENTO DE NOVAS TECNOLOGIAS-ASSOCIACAO
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 403 125
Address
Campus Da Caparica Quinta Da Torre
2829-516 Caparica
Activity type
Research Organisations
QUANTIS
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 346 250
Address
Parc Scientifique Epfl Pse D
1024 Ecublens Vd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SENSICHIPS SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 352 781,25
Address
Via Delle Valli 46
04011 Aprilia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FZSONICK SA
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 496 942,50
Address
Via Laveggio 15
6855 Stabio
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 259 915
Address
South Kensington Campus Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments