PGE Selects ESS Inc Flow Battery Storage for Testing and Demo Project

Friday, October 1st, 2021

PGE taps ONAMI portfolio company ESS Inc for multiple utility use applications

ESS Inc’s long-duration iron electrolyte flow battery energy storage solution will be deployed in a demonstration and test project in Oregon by utility company Portland General Electric. ESS Inc holds various patents around the technology and is therefore the world’s only manufacturer of a flow battery with the non-toxic electrolyte chemistry—essentially iron and saltwater—integrated into energy storage systems which offer up to 12 hours of storage and discharge duration. 

PGE will test the flow battery system’s ability to provide a range of applications, from frequency response to demand response and resource optimization. 

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