Eos plans international expansion next year

Eos Energy Storage talks about its future business plans – which include global expansion for the grid-scale Eos Aurora battery. Photo credit: Ideal Power

Eos Energy Storage talks about its future business plans – which include global expansion for the grid-scale Eos Aurora battery system. Photo credit: Ideal Power

By Jason Deign

Eos Energy Storage, the New York, US, grid-scale battery manufacturer, is planning to expand internationally in the second half of 2016.

Philippe Bouchard, vice president of business development, told Energy Storage Report the company was looking at opportunities in Australia, India and South Africa. “You could also add Europe to that list,” he said.

The news follows two additions to the Eos executive team in July, when former Aquion Energy man Donald Humphreys joined as vice president of manufacturing and Jim Morgenson, ex of SMA, took over sales.

At the same time, the company confirmed it had taken more than 8GWh of qualified pre-orders for its Aurora 1000/4000 containerised 1 MW DC battery system, which it says will sell for USD$160/kWh ‘in volume’.
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