By Jason Deign
Military enthusiasm for energy storage applications is at an all-time high, according to one supplier close to the industry.
Energy storage is seen as one of a number of technologies that can help military chiefs offset costs and risks while allowing troops to operate more independently in the battlefield, he said.
“They identified quite some time ago that their military bases, wherever they are, are at the mercy of the electric grid. The military is clearly in planning mode for how to make their operations resilient.”
Ideal Power is currently working with “a couple” of military suppliers on how to improve frontline logistics and power quality.
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