ARDA Power and IMERGY Power Systems lay foundation for new era of DC-connected distributed energy: IMERGY commences shipment of ground breaking energy storage system equipped with ARDA Battery DC-DC Converters
ARDA Power and Imergy Power Systems today announced plans for the shipment of Imergy’s ground breaking energy storage system equipped with ARDA Battery DC-DC Converters. “We are pleased to work closely with IMERGY Power Systems, one of the world’s leading flow battery providers”, noted Aleksey Toporkov, President of ARDA Power. “Our advanced, high efficiency DC-DC converters provide immediate benefits to storage vendors while ensuring compatibility with the ARDA DC Microgrid Platform and other emerging DC microgrid architectures”.
The collaboration will enable Imergy to provide integrated storage solutions for use in a broad range of applications driven by the emerging trend of DC-connected energy. “By integrating ARDA’s advanced Battery DC-DC Converters into our ESP50 Series products we can meet multiple customer requirements with a common platform in a cost effective manner”, said Tim Hennessy, President and Chief Operating Officer of Imergy Power Systems. Some of the first units will be shipped to a California Energy Commission (CEC) sponsored DC microgrid project at a facility in California.
About ARDA Power
ARDA Power is a power electronics firm working to change forever the way the world implements Microgrid systems for customers participating in the ongoing revolution in renewable and distributed energy. The company is a pioneer in DC-connected distributed energy for commercial and industrial buildings. ARDA Power, located in Oakville Ontario, commenced operations in 2011 to commercialize power conversion technology originally developed out of the University of Toronto.
The ARDA DC Microgrid Platform enables the design and construction of commercial DC Microgrids without customization. It is Simple, Resilient, Low Cost, Efficient, Versatile, Expandable and Open. The platform resolves one of the most challenging roadblocks to Microgrid proliferation, the necessity to customize a power system for almost every individual project. Now, thanks to the Platform, customers can have the same power system without custom engineering for almost any Microgrid project: on or off grid, 50kW or 5MW, AC and DC loads, renewable and traditional sources.
ARDA Power sells components of the ARDA DC Microgrid Platform including the ARDA Battery DC-DC Converter, and will sell a microgrid power system based on the platform in 2017. For more information please visit ardapower.com.
Imergy Power Systems is a leader in stationary energy storage solutions using innovative flow battery technology. Its proven Energy Storage Platform (ESP) provides a total solution to reduce energy cost and optimize renewable power generation while improving overall power reliability. Imergy Power Systems is headquartered in Fremont, California, USA, with additional operations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The Company’s investors include venture capital firms NEA, Technology Partners, and Blue Run. For more information about the company, please visit www.imergy.com or follow us on Twitter.