ARDA Battery DC-DC Converters selected by ESS, Inc.’s All-Iron Flow Battery for Microgrid Project with US Army Corp of Engineers
ARDA Power today announced the placement of an order by ESS, Inc. for ARDA Battery DC-DC Converters. The Converters will be paired with the ESS All-Iron Flow Battery (IFB) system to be delivered under contract to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The converters and All-Iron Flow Battery (IFB) will be part of an integrated microgrid at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, where they will demonstrate the flexible longer-duration energy storage capability for use in Forward Operating Bases (FOB).
About ARDA Power
ARDA Power is working to change forever the way the world implements microgrid systems for non-residential buildings. For the first time ever you can simply and quickly configure a system using common controls and standard components. A battery-centric, DC-connected platform conceived by ARDA engineers with technology originally developed at the University of Toronto makes possible microgrids that are simple, low cost, resilient and versatile. Welcome to the age of the plug-and-play Microgrid!
ARDA Power is now selling the hardware core of its platform - the ARDA Battery DC-DC Converter - to storage companies, and will begin selling a complete ARDA Microgrid Solution to customers and partners in early 2017. For more information please visit ardapower.com
About ESS Inc.
Established in 2011, ESS Inc. manufactures a low-cost, long-duration All-Iron Redox Flow Battery for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications requiring 6+ hours of flexible energy capacity and 20+ years of operating life. ESS' IFB technology utilizes earth-abundant iron, salt, and water for the electrolyte, and delivers an environmentally safe, long-life energy storage solution for the world's renewable energy infrastructure. For more information, visit www.essinc.com.