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Vanadium price continues to surge

Last week the vanadium price jumped by 8.71% in response to continuing supply shortages and strong demand. Vanadium prices have already increased by 130% in 2017 and 43% so far in 2018. The increase to the vanadium price is being supported by structural changes including: 1)      the Chinese Government has mandated an increase of vanadium […]

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How Elon Musk can change the world

Electric Vehicles, although in the early stages of commercialisation, are set to become the future of passenger vehicles. However, the electricity required to charge the vehicles currently comes from coal and gas. To ensure sufficient power is available to charge these vehicles, renewable energy sources must increase capacity and provide baseload supply (imagine how much […]

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Vanadium’s critical role in a low carbon future

VANADIUM’S CRITICAL ROLE IN A LOW CARBON FUTURE Vanadium is the little known mineral with a massive future. The significant growth in vanadium demand rests with its critical role in large scale energy storage applications – namely, Vanadium Redox flow Batteries (VRB’s). Vanadium Redox Batteries use liquid energy sources to generate electricity, are non-flammable, environmentally […]

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Vanadium vs Lithium Batteries

VANADIUM VS LITHIUM BATTERIES We field a lot of questions relating to the difference between lithium batteries and Vanadium Redox Batteries (or VRB’s as they are commonly known), and rightly so. Lithium has taken the spotlight over the past few years while VRB’s maintain a lower profile. In short, lithium batteries and Vanadium Redox Batteries […]

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