CIC energiGUNE and PFES: members of the Flow Batteries Europe (FBE)

On the 28th of April, the Flow Batteries Europe (FBE) association was established by 16 flow battery stakeholders, including HIGREEW coordinator CIC energiGUNE and partner PFES.

According to the Renewable Energy Magazine, Flow Batteries Europe (FBE) is an international not-for-profit association aimed at accelerating the decarbonisation in Europe and globally by increasing the deployment of energy storage and flexibility solutions through flow battery technology. FBE’s main objectives are:

  1. To promote the advantages of flow battery technologies and support the European supply chain;
  2. To accelerate the development and deployment of the flow battery value chain and scale up the technology via EU legislation, funding and energy storage projects.

The 16 founding members of flow battery stakeholders exist of 5 research centres, 5 industry players, 5 start-ups and 1 association:

  • Industry: CellCube; InEnergy; Largo Clean Energy; Voith; W.L. Gore & Associates
  • Start-up: JenaBatteries; KEMIWATT; Pinflow energy storage; Vanevo; Volterion
  • Research: CIC energiGUNE; CENELEST; Tekniker; University of Padua; ZHAW
  • Association member: Vanitec

FBE is inviting all European industrial and institutional organisations interested in actively promoting flow battery technologies to join.

Want to read more about Flow Batteries Europe? You can read the full article in the Renewable Energy Magazine here and/or visit FBE’s website here.