Eos to produce energy storage tech in New York

Eos Energy Storage plans to ramp up manufacturing with the support of a $1 million award from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).

This funding follows recent announcement of Eos‘s manufacturing partnership with Incodema — an Ithaca, N.Y.-based manufacturer and full-service rapid prototyping company — to begin megawatt-scale production of the company’s safe, low-cost zinc hybrid cathode (Znyth) battery technology. The NYSERDA award supports investment in equipment that will increase commercial production of this technology.

The $1 million NYSERDA award will also support performance and reliability testing of Eos’s Znyth battery technology at the BEST Test and Commercialization Center in Rochester, NY.

Established as a partnership between DNV GL (formerly DNV KEMA) — a global energy consultancy and authority in testing, inspection and certification—and the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST), this facility will accelerate commercialization of Eos’s 1 MW/6 MWh Aurora energy storage system.

Eos is planning to test its Aurora energy storage system at a Con Edison facility in mid-2014. The project will demonstrate the value of distributed energy storage in reducing costs associated with construction of new generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure required to serve peak electricity demand.

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