08 Jun '11, 7pm

Liquid Fuel for Electric Vehicles

Since the electrolytes for flow batteries are kept on-board the vehicle, rather than being consumed and exhausted like more conventional liquid fuels, the process of refueling the vehicle would also include emptying and collecting the old electrolyte for reprocessing. It would likely take longer than refueling with a combustion fuel, but could be faster than even quick-charge electrical chargers.

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