Integrated Energy Storage System Installation in Rural Australia

by Claire Juozitis on January 9, 2017 at 10:21 AM

Plug-and-play systems are making it easier and easier for homeowners to install energy storage. 

Titan Energy Storage, a subsidiary company of our partner, Fusion Power Systems, developed one of these integrated solutions specially with Aquion batteries for homes in Australia.  We recently heard from an installer in Australia about some homeowners who installed Fusion’s Titan SmartStorage for self-consumption and reliable backup power in case of grid power outages.

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Why Storage? Part 2: Backup Power & Islanding

by Chris Rigatti on November 17, 2016 at 11:27 AM

Power outages are surprisingly common for homeowners in the US.

This is especially true in densely populated states like California, Texas and New York.  For instance, California alone had over 400 outages in 2015, and nationwide over 13 million people were affected by blackouts lasting an hour or more.

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Why Our Saltwater Batteries are Named After Aspen Trees

by Claire Juozitis on October 28, 2016 at 12:43 PM

You know about Aquion because of our unique Aqueous Hybrid Ion technology.

Since this chemistry is so central to who we are, it became our company name: “Aquion” is a portmanteau of “aqueous” and “ion.” In the solar energy storage industry, we’re the company with the saltwater batteries.

So, you may be wondering... if our batteries are full of saltwater, then why are they named after a tree?

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What’s Inside an Aqueous Hybrid Ion Battery?

by Professor Jay Whitacre on August 10, 2016 at 3:30 PM

The Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) battery was developed by Carnegie Mellon Professor Jay Whitacre in 2008. Utilizing a water-based electrolyte and multiple functional active ions, AHI batteries address the needs of the energy storage customers and deliver a system that is safe, reliable, and affordable.


What’s in the AHI battery?

AHI batteries use materials that, while relatively common and inexpensive, are unique to this battery chemistry.

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We're different from other battery manufacturers - take a look.

by Elizabeth Pond on July 20, 2016 at 5:08 PM

Our simple, scalable battery manufacturing process is one of the things that sets us apart from other battery manufacturers. We figured you'd probably like to see for yourself. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how our batteries are made.

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