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3008, 2022

Elestor’s flow battery electricity storage: The shape of things to come

By |August 30th, 2022|Categories: Elestor in the Press (EN), Elestor News|Comments Off on Elestor’s flow battery electricity storage: The shape of things to come

Dutch electricity storage company Elestor is reshaping the world of batteries in ways that promise to transform the entire energy system. “The energy transition will depend entirely on large-scale and low-cost electricity storage. Without it, it will be impossible to fully decarbonise the energy system, as we would then need to carry on burning fossil fuels when the weather is calm and it is cloudy or dark,” observed Guido Dalessi, CEO of Elestor. Large-scale electricity storage will [...]

3008, 2022

Equinor Ventures-led consortium invests €30 million in electricity storage company Elestor

By |August 30th, 2022|Categories: Elestor in the Press (EN), Elestor News|Comments Off on Equinor Ventures-led consortium invests €30 million in electricity storage company Elestor

  Arnhem, Aug 30, 2022 Dutch large-scale electricity storage company Elestor has secured a €30 million investment from a consortium led by the corporate venture capital arm of the Norwegian energy giant Equinor. The consortium also includes the venture capital arm of the world’s leading independent tank storage company Royal Vopak, Dutch impact investor Invest-NL (as co-lead investor) and Somerset Capital Partners, as well as existing shareholders EIT InnoEnergy and Enfuro Ventures. “The investment proves [...]

206, 2022

Elestor Covered in ‘Tank Storage Magazine’: Flow Batteries Boosting the Energy Transition

By |June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Elestor in the Press (EN), Elestor News|Comments Off on Elestor Covered in ‘Tank Storage Magazine’: Flow Batteries Boosting the Energy Transition

Elestor Covered in ‘Tank Storage Magazine’: - Flow Batteries Boosting the Energy Transition ELECTRIFICATION, RENEWABLE energy sources and innovation are set to help the world on its way to achieving its climate and carbon neutrality targets by the 2050s. However, as yet there is no answer to this question: how can a stable electricity supply be guaranteed with no fossil-fuel baseload? Nowadays, there are rarely times when too little electricity is produced, as is evidenced [...]

309, 2021

Enabling Affordable Decarbonization

By |September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Elestor News|Comments Off on Enabling Affordable Decarbonization

Contents Options for CO2 free electricity. Natural gas, the benchmark Hydro, tidal, geothermal: location limited. Nuclear, proven but expensive. CO2 capture, not a long-term solution. Why Wind-Solar-Storage will win the market. Wind-Solar-Storage requirements. The right solar to wind ratio. Overbuild versus storage duration. The right type of storage. Levelized costs of storage, comparison to Lithium systems. Effect of duration and utilization on LCoS. Wind-Solar-Storage baseload at €80/MWh, can it be done? Baseload and surplus [...]

605, 2021

ELESTOR enters cooperation with Vopak for scaling HBr Flow Battery Technology

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: Elestor News|Comments Off on ELESTOR enters cooperation with Vopak for scaling HBr Flow Battery Technology

On April 21, Vopak announced that it signed a Joint Development Agreement with Elestor for the development of a hydrogen bromine flow battery. The joint ambition is to scale up the electricity storage capacity of these flow batteries from 200 kWh to 3,000 kWh in a period of 2 years and then further develop it to industrial scale. “This development is part of Vopak’s New Energy strategy”, says Patrick van de Voort, Division President Europe [...]

1304, 2021

Elestor prepares for growth with appointment of Hylke van Bennekom as COO

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: Elestor News|Comments Off on Elestor prepares for growth with appointment of Hylke van Bennekom as COO

Arnhem, April 12, 2021 Elestor strengthens its senior management by appointing Hylke van Bennekom (MSc MBA) as Chief Operating Officer. With this expansion, Elestor is well positioned to scale and automate the production of their hydrogen bromine flow battery. Hylke will also join as investor via a management buy-in. The energy transition is clearly progressing. With European and local climate plans coming into place, the generation of renewable energy will only increase. To integrate renewables [...]

Elestor in the Press

Elestor’s flow battery electricity storage: The shape of things to come

August 30th, 2022|Comments Off on Elestor’s flow battery electricity storage: The shape of things to come

Dutch electricity storage company Elestor is reshaping the world of batteries in ways that promise to transform the entire energy system. “The energy transition will depend entirely on [...]

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