Energy storage news: 30.07.14

NRStor has opened its 2MW Temporal Power flywheel energy storage system in Harriston, Ontario – the first grid energy storage in Canada.

NRStor has opened its 2MW Temporal Power flywheel energy storage system in Harriston, Ontario – the first grid energy storage in Canada. Photo credit: NRStor

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  • The India Energy Storage Alliance has detailed the ways in which energy storage in India is being encouraged by the government.

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Flywheel developer Temporal secures funding

Ontario-based Temporal Power’s high-speed flywheel energy storage units are used by utilities and power generators to smooth out supply and balance the load of their output. Now the company has raised USD$10 million in Series B funding from Enbridge Emerging Technology and Northwater Intellectual Property Fund, a fund managed by Northwater Capital Management, reports Reuters.