Professor Materials Science and Engineering
Form Energy unveils its iron-air battery
The Interchange · July 30, 2021
Shayle Kann of The Interchange podcast sits down with Mateo Jaramillo, the CEO and cofounder of MIT spinout Form Energy, to discuss the company’s story—from founding to last week’s technology unveiling—and examine how multi-day storage fits into a decarbonizing grid.
Iron-air batteries: Huge green-energy breakthrough, or just a lot of hype?
The Washington Post · July 27, 2021
An iron-air battery prototype developed by MIT spinout Form Energy could usher in a “sort of tipping point for green energy: reliable power from renewable sources at less than $20 per kilowatt hour,” says Washington Post columnist David Von Drehle.
Startup claims breakthrough in long-duration batteries
The Wall Street Journal · July 22, 2021
Form Energy, an MIT spinout co-founded by Yet-Ming Chiang (Materials Science and Engineering), has developed a low-cost, iron-air battery that can discharge power for days and could have big ramifications for storing electricity on the power grid.