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Small investments are making a big impact at Ontario startups

Posted October 22, 2014 in Industry News, Uncategorized

How do you store energy? Some have compared it to catching sunlight in your hand. But today, two Ontario-based startup companies are proving that even variable energy sources like wind and solar can successfully be stored and used to balance out fluctuations in Ontario’s energy grid.

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Grid-Connected Flywheel Energy Storage Facility

Posted August 11, 2014 in Industry News

Temporal Power recently announced, in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy (Ontario, Canada) and NRStor, the first grid-connected flywheel energy storage facility. Can you tell us more about this and about the recent advancements in Ontario in terms of energy storage innovations?

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NRStor’s CEO talks energy storage at 9th Annual Renewable Energy Conference in Halifax

Posted April 17, 2014 in Industry News, News

NRStor is about to commission its first project north of Cambridge, Ont., using Temporal Power’s flywheel technology for frequency regulation, she said. The company got a fixed-price deal with Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator, which manages the province’s electrical system, and is expected to begin operation in May, she said.

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Ontario to Move Forward on Energy Storage

Posted February 27, 2014 in Industry News, News

What is urgently needed is a way to effectively store excess renewable power to meet later customer demand. Indeed, so important is the issue of energy storage that it is frequently called the “Holy Grail” of the renewable power sector.

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Hydro One Chooses a Flywheel for Wind Balancing

Posted October 25, 2013 in Industry News

The Ontario-based company (Temporal Power) is working with Hydro One to provide up to ten 500-kilowatt flywheels for frequency regulation on a feeder that is connected to two 10-megawatt wind farms in southwest Ontario.

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