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) .
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