Aquion Energy Delivers Sustainable Battery System to Integrate with Off-Grid Solar Power at Kruger National Park in South Africa

by Paul Ruggiero on February 1, 2017 at 10:04 AM

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55 kWh of Aquion saltwater batteries paired with solar will reduce diesel use and provide safe, long-duration storage for solar power self-consumption

Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb. 1, 2017 – Aquion Energy, Inc., manufacturer of Aspen saltwater batteries and energy storage systems, has announced a newly installed off-grid microgrid at a nature lodge resort in Kruger National Park in South Africa. The microgrid consists of a 55 kWh Aquion Aspen battery bank, paired with a 10 kW solar array.

The solar array and Aquion’s Aspen batteries provide full power for the camp, which consists of four luxury “tents,” a central lounge, swimming pool, and a water pressure pump for drinking water. The batteries have been sized to comfortably support the site’s loads during overcast conditions before getting assistance from a back-up diesel generator. The microgrid operates silently, enabling guests to peacefully enjoy the wildlife and beautiful landscape.

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Aquion Saltwater Batteries to Be Featured in PBS Nova "Super Battery" Episode

by Claire Juozitis on January 30, 2017 at 12:32 PM

David Pogue is here to show you how energy storage holds the keys to a greener future.


David Pogue and Jay Whitcare discussing renewable energy storage.

UPDATE: The "Search for the Super Battery" full episode is now available online! Watch here. 

If you’re not familiar with the program, PBS NOVA is a weekly science series about everything from “the latest breakthroughs in technology to the deepest mysteries of the natural world.” NOVA has been in production for over 30 years and reaches an audience of more than five million viewers in the United States every week!

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Video: NRG's Station A Installs Safe Solar Batteries

by Claire Juozitis on January 26, 2017 at 2:26 PM

Station A + Aspen Solar Batteries = A Sustainable Match

NRG’s Station A team is a  talented group of engineers, computational scientists, and business strategists that engineer and integrate clean Distributed Energy Resource (“DER”) solutions, develop new software analytics tools, and test new offerings through pilot projects.. Their goal is to shape NRG's next generation of clean, distributed power plants.

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Aquion Energy Named "North American Company of the Year" in 2017 Global Cleantech 100

by Claire Juozitis on January 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM

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List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA – January 24, 2017: Aquion Energy, manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries and energy storage systems, today announced it has received the North American Company of the Year Award as part of its inclusion in the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100. The list, revealed in full at last night’s 15th Annual Cleantech Forum San Francisco, was produced by CTG (Cleantech Group), whose work focuses on emerging trends, leading innovation companies, and key players in sustainable innovation.

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Adara Power Partners with Aquion Energy for Safe, Clean, and Intelligent Energy Storage

by Adara Power on January 19, 2017 at 12:39 PM

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iC3 Platform Brings Intelligent Controls and Cloud Connectivity to Aquion Batteries. 

San Jose, CA, USA, January 19, 2016 – Adara Power, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, announces that its iC3 Platform now supports Aquion Energy’s Aspen Batteries, which feature Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) technology. The Adara iC3 Platform adds intelligent controls and cloud connectivity to Aquion’s environmentally-friendly batteries to deliver a complete energy storage system that is remotely monitored and dispatched for grid-connected applications.

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