It’s been a monumental 12 months for Oregon-headquartered Powin Energy. Nearly one year ago, the battery energy storage company announced it had sold a controlling interest in the company in return for “significant equity funding” from private equity fund Trilantic North America and investment platform Energy Impact Partners.Read More
How can energy storage companies increase their chances of attracting investment? Developing an obsession with the wants and needs of your customers is a good place to start, according to Anil Achyuta, investment director and founding member at venture capital fund TDK Ventures.
Which energy storage companies are set to make waves in the coming year? Here, Energy Storage Report reveals its ‘Ten Energy Storage Companies To Watch In 2022’.
Bringing a new type of energy storage technology to market can be immensely challenging. Just ask Curtis VanWalleghem. The CEO of Toronto-headquartered energy storage developer Hydrostor – a company that was founded 11 years ago – has had to surmount some significant obstacles to get the business to where it is today.
It’s the moment of truth! Back in January, in the first Energy Storage Report (ESR) briefing of the year, we shared ten predictions for the global storage industry for 2021. Were the predictions accurate? Here, in the last ESR briefing of 2021, we’ll check out how we did and award a ranking out of ten. Here goes…
Brian Walsh has a dream. In that dream, energy storage systems are an integral part of every new building, every renewable energy project, and every electric car charger. As head of WIND Ventures, the San Francisco-based venture capital arm of energy investment company Copec, Walsh is working to help make this dream a reality.
Do you have a sufficient amount of storage in your renewables portfolio? If not, you are probably not getting the most out of your assets. Upping investment in energy storage is becoming an increasingly urgent priority for wind and solar operators and investors.
Energy storage finance is starting to gain significant momentum. This is particularly the case in North America and Europe, and the last month saw a number of notable storage financing deals concluded that demonstrated the range of financing-types available to businesses in the sector.