WHAT IS THE ZAESS PROJECT

LIFE ZAESS will demonstrate an innovative zinc-air energy storage technology that can address the challenges of integrating intermittent renewable energy. This innovative zinc-air flow battery combines the advantages of metal-air batteries and flow batteries.

If you want to know more about the applications of this technology, you can watch extended version of this video here.

OVERALL OBJECTIVES

DEMO SCALE

To demonstrate the scalability of a novel rechargeable zinc-air battery technology through the construction of a demo scale pilot plant.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

To gather technical, economic and environmental performance indicators to evaluate the overall performance of the technology.

ASSESS THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

To assess the environmental impact associated to the construction and operation of this type of energy storage facilities.

LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

To propose a legal and regulatory framework for the deployment of large scale energy storage facilities in order to overcome the barriers for future renewable energy market penetration.

DISSEMINATE THE BENEFITS

To disseminate the benefits of renewable energy storage for the reduction of CO2 emissions.

OVERALL OBJECTIVES

DEMO SCALE

To demonstrate through the construction of a demo scale energy storage pilot plant based on novel rechargeable Zinc-Air battery technology to assess its scalability towards grid-scale facilities.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

To gather technical, economic and environmental performance indicators to evaluate the overall performance of the technology.

ASSESS THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

To assess the environmental impact associated to the construction and operation of this type of energy storage facilities.

LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

To propose a legal and regulatory framework for the deployment of large scale energy storage facilities in order to overcome those barriers for future renewable energy market penetration.

DISSEMINATE THE BENEFITS

To disseminate the benefits of renewable energy storage for the reduction of CO2 emissions.

ZAESS

Zinc Air Energy Storage System

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT ZAESS PROJECT?

ZAESS is funded by the European Commission LIFE programme, a financial instrument for supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.

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CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

ZAESS has a project planning and a work schedule already established from an early stage. Below we present a brief summary of the current state of development of all shares comprising the project. In the progress section you will find a much more detailed information on project progress, including more specific information.

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Latest news

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THE INSTALLATION OF THE PILOT PLANT OF LIFE ZAESS PROJECT HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED

According to the plan, the installation of the pilot plant of the project has been successfully completed during the month of March. It is a zinc-air flow battery of 1 kW and 4 kWh consisting of three modules, which will serve as a test bed for the next phase of the project. The cells of […]

29 April
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International Zinc/Air Battery Workshop

The first IZABW (International Zinc/Air Battery Workshop) was attended by a hundred researchers from different universities and companies from European countries like Germany, France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, Norway, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark and Switzerland as well as countries such as Canada, Israel, China, Malaysia and Singapore. The workshop took place at the WBZU (Education and […]

20 April
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