“The electric grid is the only supply chain in the world where you need to generate electricity and consume it at the exact same time,” says Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson….
“the beautiful part about it is the liquid changes color,” says Vionx Energy CEO David Vieau. “It’s like a rainbow goes through as you charge it. It changes. We can actually tell charge state by the color of the liquid.”
…”This was an early system that the Army wanted to do to begin to understand from a microgrid standpoint how could they get an independent energy capability,” Vieau explains. “Could you get something that would allow them to get separated from the grid?”
The answer is “yes.””