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Go with the flow when it comes to long-duration storage

Go with the flow when it comes to long-duration storage

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By Kathie Zipp | November 20, 2017 Lithium ion may dominate the commercial storage market now, but other types of batteries may actually be more cost-effective and reliable in applications that require longer duration storage. One of those alternatives is flow batteries. Conventional flow batteries contain two electrolyte solutions in two separate tanks, circulated through two independent loops, … Continue reading “Go with the flow when it comes to long-duration storage”

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Microgrids for Mines: Global Perspectives

Microgrids for Mines: Global Perspectives

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Energy and Mines, Melodie Michel, November 2017: ESS’ CEO, Craig Evans was interviewed as part of Energy and Mines “Microgrids for Mines: Global Perspectives” report on the importance of using storage to deliver stability and efficiency in the mining industry.   Delivering power stability with storage If power reliability is miners’ biggest problem, storage has … Continue reading “Microgrids for Mines: Global Perspectives”

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GTM US Energy Storage Summit, Dec 12-13, San Francisco

GTM US Energy Storage Summit, Dec 12-13, San Francisco

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ESS Inc. is excited to be a gold sponsor of the 2017 GTM US Energy Storage Summit. Craig Evans, CEO will be speaking on the panel: Storage Technologies in 2025 – What Comes After Lithium-Ion on Wednesday, December 13th from 10-10:30am. ESS Inc. will also have a tabletop exhibit, so please be sure to stop … Continue reading “GTM US Energy Storage Summit, Dec 12-13, San Francisco”

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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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