Co-led by Prof Jie Bao and A/Prof. Chris Menictas (co-lead), and Prof. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos a new $1.6M grant has been awarded as a Trailblazer project with Rio Tinto on Vanadium Flow Batteries. This project will develop technologies to optimize the design and operations of Vanadium Flow Batteries to improve their technical and economic viability for applications to remote grid mine sites.