What are the different chemistries of solar batteries?

What are the different chemistries of solar batteries?

Lithium-ion is the current leading battery chemistry. You’ll see lithium-ion battery offerings on most quotes for several reasons:

Easily available
No hydrogen gas emissions
Lighter than other batteries
Low maintenance
10-15 year life expectancy

Other chemistries are available, such as flow batteries e.g. refer https://redflow.com/about-us/why-redflow/ which have advantages of regular, full discharging with no shortening of battery life.

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