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 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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Aquion Energy Wins a 2016 Platts Global Energy Award

by Paul Ruggiero on December 12, 2016 at 9:51 AM

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Aquion Energy has won the Rising Star Company category of the S&P annual energy industry awards

Pittsburgh, PA -- December 12, 2016 -- Aquion Energy, Inc., manufacturer of Aspen saltwater batteries and energy storage systems, has announced that it is the recipient of a 2016 Platts Global Energy Award in the Rising Star Company category. The award from S&P Global Platts, an independent provider of commodity and energy benchmark prices and information, recognizes the achievements of a new or existing business that has moved into a brand new field within the energy or chemical industry. Winners were announced at a black-tie event held December 8 in New York City.

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Alpha Omega Winery Surges Ahead with New Solar and Energy Storage Microgrid

by Elizabeth Pond on October 20, 2016 at 12:43 PM

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System marks the largest commercial microgrid system for a Napa Valley winery and in the entired PG&E utility service territory. 

RUTHERFORD, Calif. (October 19, 2016) – Alpha Omega, a family-owned winery in the Rutherford Bench area of Napa Valley, announced today that it has placed into operation a 400 kilowatt (kW) solar and 580 kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery microgrid system that includes a first-of-its kind, fully integrated solar and battery facility back-up power system. This groundbreaking microgrid system, which encompasses solar power generation, energy storage and demand management, is the largest commercial microgrid system to date for a Napa Valley winery and in all of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California, according to renewable energy developer Blue Sky Utility, which handled the project.

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