The document is based on a recent combination of online questionnaires and in-depth discussions with energy storage procurement decision makers including project developers, utility representatives, and consultants. This white paper captures the growing need and focus to combine energy and power applications into a single flexible and longer-duration energy storage asset.
Smart storage purchasers are beginning to look beyond capital expense to more effective measures of lifetime cost and flexibility.
The capability of long-duration storage (LDS) to seamlessly integrate energy and power applications.
The ability of LDS to provide substantial flexibility in dealing with ever-changing regulatory and legislative landscapes, not to mention commercial volatility.
ESS Inc. is poised to lead project developers, utility representatives, and EPC’s in the transition to a more flexible, longer-duration energy storage asset that can be used in many different use cases and for many different durations of time from 2-8 hours.
The breakthrough 50kW/400kWh Iron Flow Battery (IFB) integrates a proprietary and patented all-iron electrolyte with low cost and non-toxic materials that enables us to offer one of the lowest installed cost/ kWh storage systems on the market:
Robust 20+ year operating life: Capable of simultaneously delivering high-power and long-duration energy services.
Highest performance with no degradation in output (capacity, power or efficiency) .
Redflow, the Australian zinc-bromine flow battery maker, announced on December 5 it had approved a further seven installers for its ZCell storage system, meaning the company now has installers in every state and territory in Australia. The batteries, which Redflow claims are the smallest flow batteries in the world, appear to be flying out read more
UK energy utility UK Power Networks on December 2 announced the success of a two-year trial of the largest grid-scale battery in Britain, 6MW, which it says could transform the energy grid and play a major role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. The Smarter Network Storage facility at Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, was designed read more
ESSinc are excited to share their new white paper on the rapidly emerging market for flexible longer-duration energy storage. The document is based on a recent combination of online questionnaires and in-depth discussions with energy storage procurement decision makers including project developers, utility representatives, and consultants. This white paper captures the growing need and read more
Dr. Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director of Powerstar and inventor of the Virtue energy storage system, discusses how using battery storage technology can help users realise significant savings on energy bills. In addition, how storage solutions have the potential to change the way in which energy is distributed in Smart City infrastructures. In the UK read more
Italian generating firm Nidec ASI and German utility STEAG have installed one of the world’s largest battery energy storage systems with a total capacity of 90MW across six different sites in Germany. LG Chem, the Korean electronics giant, supplied the batteries for the BESS, which was installed at three sites in North Rhine Westphalia, in read more