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ESS to showcase low cost Iron Flow Battery ideal for long-duration energy storage & microgrid applications at Intersolar 2017

ESS to showcase low cost Iron Flow Battery ideal for long-duration energy storage & microgrid applications at Intersolar 2017

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Company’s simple iron chemistry delivers dramatically lower cost, higher performance, and longer operating life than other flow battery chemistries. PORTLAND, OR – July 7, 2017 – ESS, Inc. (ESS), a leading manufacturer of safe, low cost, and long cycle-life flow batteries for long-duration storage applications including microgrids and time-shifting renewable energy resources, will be showcasing … Continue reading “ESS to showcase low cost Iron Flow Battery ideal for long-duration energy storage & microgrid applications at Intersolar 2017”

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Why Energy Storage May Be Bigger Thank You Think

Why Energy Storage May Be Bigger Thank You Think

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Microgrid Knowledge, April 27, 2017 Three decades ago when the Energy Storage Association tried to galvanize support it drew 35 people to the room. Last week, at its annual conference in Denver, there were near 2,000.   Sure, they came because battery prices are dropping and energy storage pairs nicely with oh-so-popular solar. But something … Continue reading “Why Energy Storage May Be Bigger Thank You Think”

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ESS Announces shipment of USACE Unit to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri

ESS Announces shipment of USACE Unit to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri

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ESS announced it has shipped the 60kW/225kWh All-Iron Flow Battery (IFB) system under contract to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The battery will be part of an integrated microgrid at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, where they will demonstrate long-duration storage capability for use in Forward Operating Bases (FOB). The U.S. military’s main objective … Continue reading “ESS Announces shipment of USACE Unit to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri”

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ESS CEO, Craig Evans, makes World Generations Class of 2017

ESS CEO, Craig Evans, makes World Generations Class of 2017

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Craig Evans, ESS CEO made World Generation’s Class of 2017; asserts the company’s primary use of its all-iron flow battery is for PV smoothing. One of the biggest emerging use cases for integrating batteries with solar is long-duration storage and the beneficial impacts that 4+ hours of storage will have on the market in terms … Continue reading “ESS CEO, Craig Evans, makes World Generations Class of 2017”

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ESS INC. APPOINTS DAVID LAZOVSKY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ESS INC. APPOINTS DAVID LAZOVSKY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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David Lazovsky March 2017_FINAL PORTLAND, Ore. – March 22, 2017 – ESS Inc. today announced that former President and CEO of Intermolecular, David Lazovsky, has joined as Chairman of the Board of Directors. The appointment comes seven months after the addition of Michael Niggli, former President and COO of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), … Continue reading “ESS INC. APPOINTS DAVID LAZOVSKY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS”

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VIDEO: ESS discusses benefits of ARPA-E’s technical guidance

VIDEO: ESS discusses benefits of ARPA-E’s technical guidance

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In this video, ESS, an ARPA-E awardee, discusses how the ARPA-E staff supported the development of their project through technical guidance (e.g. helping to identify and address technical challenges), milestone setting, regular onsite visits, and other means. The video capture ESS’ thoughts about how the ARPA-E model, including steps like setting, tracking and modifying milestones … Continue reading “VIDEO: ESS discusses benefits of ARPA-E’s technical guidance”

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Inside the Race to Build the Battery of Tomorrow

Inside the Race to Build the Battery of Tomorrow

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This piece was written by Amelia Urry and originally published on Grist. The Future will be Battery Powered The battery might be the least sexy piece of technology ever invented. The lack of glamour is especially conspicuous on the lower floors of MIT’s materials science department, where one lab devoted to building and testing the … Continue reading “Inside the Race to Build the Battery of Tomorrow”

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ESS makes Cleantech100 list and ships units for testing

ESS makes Cleantech100 list and ships units for testing

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This post was originally published on Solar World, January 31, 2017 by Kathie Zipp. Cleantech 100 for the eighth year For the eighth year running, Cleantech Group (CTG) is proud to present the annually-refreshed Global Cleantech 100 list, our barometer reading of the global innovation community’s shifting views on which companies, and which types of … Continue reading “ESS makes Cleantech100 list and ships units for testing”

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PV-Magazine: Mercom – Battery storage funding shifts to deployment

PV-Magazine: Mercom – Battery storage funding shifts to deployment

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This story was originally published on PV Magazine SMART GRID, BATTERY STORAGE AND EFFICIENCY COMPANIES RAISE $1.3 BILLION IN VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDING IN 2016 Smart Grid companies bring in $389 million; Battery Storage companies secure $365 million; Energy Efficiency companies receive $528 million Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy research and communications firm, … Continue reading “PV-Magazine: Mercom – Battery storage funding shifts to deployment”

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