Green Car Congress  
Go to GCC Discussions forum About GCC Contact  RSS Subscribe Twitter headlines

« New Toyota TS040 racing hybrid features new V8 all-wheel drive hybrid system with supercap energy storage | Main | PowerCell finalizes the development of its 2nd gen fuel cell stack for automotive and stationary applications »

Print this post

EnStorage and Princeton Power Systems awarded $950K BIRD grant for hydrogen bromide flow battery system

3 February 2014

Princeton Power Systems and EnStorage have been awarded a $950,000 grant from the Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD). The grant will support the commercialization and deployment of an energy storage system based on EnStorage’s proprietary hydrogen bromide (HBr) flow battery and Princeton Power Systems’ inverters and site controller.

The first system will be deployed to support a photovoltaic (PV) installation and would be able to support the grid for at least six hours per day for a minimum of 20 years.

The commercial system will be a 150kW/900kWH containerized system, to be based on EnStorage’s grid connected 50kW/100kWH technology demonstrator.

EnStorage is backed by leading investors including: Warburg Pincus, Canaan Partners, Greylock Israel, Wellington and Siemens TTB. Princeton Power Systems is a leading global designer and manufacturer of technology products and embedded software for energy management, micro-grid operations, and electric vehicle charging.

Hydrogen bromine flow battery systems have and are being investigated by a number of teams, including some at MIT (earlier post), TVN Systems (earlier post), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

February 3, 2014 in Brief | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c4fbe53ef01a3fcb30207970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference EnStorage and Princeton Power Systems awarded $950K BIRD grant for hydrogen bromide flow battery system:

Comments

Support the grid for 6 hours/day (during peak demands?) for 20 years?

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Green Car Congress © 2013 BioAge Group, LLC. All Rights Reserved. | Home | BioAge Group