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Vanadium charges up

Little known vanadium (chemical symbol V) has peaked investor interest in the past two months as demand for metals that align with battery technology continue to show little sign of abating in the near term.

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Go with flow: Vanadium redox flow batteries have advantages over the lithium-ion equivalent (photo: Radiotrefoil)

Vanadium has historically been a super metal of sorts, typically used to strengthen steel as it can withstand various environments and weather fluctuations. It is an ideal component for jet engi...