Vanadium Flow Battery Manufacturer StorEn Technologies Is Selected for Use at the University of Calgary’s Laboratory
Esteemed Professor and Internationally-Recognized Expert Backs Partnership
New York, NY (PRUnderground) February 17th, 2021
StorEn Technologies Inc., a Client of the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP) at Stony Brook University, is pleased to announce that The University of Calgary selected StorEn to supply one vanadium flow battery for their energy storage laboratory, which is headed by Professor Ted Roberts.
Dr. Ted Roberts is an internationally recognized expert and innovator in the field of electrochemical technology. He completed his BA (1987), MEng (1988) and PhD (1992) at Cambridge University. Prior to moving to Calgary in 2012, he was a Senior Lecturer and Reader at the University of Manchester in the UK, and he is a founder of a successful spin-out company, Arvia Technology Ltd.
“It’s an honor to partner with StorEn. The growing need for a supply chain for vanadium flow batteries is an opportunity to develop vanadium mining, targeting production of vanadium for use in flow batteries. StorEn is a pioneer in this industry.” – Dr. Ted Roberts
Dr. Ted Roberts’ work has been recognized through several international awards for innovation (the IChemE Water Innovation Award, the IET Innovation Award and the ACES European Academic Enterprise Award). He is the holder of 23granted patents, has a further 8 patent applications pending, and has published more than 100 papers in international journals.
About The University of Calgary
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About the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program at Stony Brook University
Funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA), the Clean Energy Business Incubator Program (CEBIP) at Stony Brook University has been in operation since October 2011 providing assistance and resources for developers of renewable and clean-energy technologies. Through the expertise, business acumen and technological resources of CEBIP’s management team, advisory board, researchers at Stony Brook University and other extensive partnerships, CEBIP helps bridge the gap between innovation and market with a full commitment to helping entrepreneurs develop and commercialize clean-energy technology. CEBIP provides resources for clean-energy innovators that include mentorship at various stages of entrepreneurial development, guidance for business and strategic plans, and assistance in preparing for and locating funding opportunities. CEBIP’s goal is to develop a successful clean-energy economy on Long Island, creating high-paying “cleantech” jobs and industry within Long Island and New York State.
About StorEn Tech
StorEn Technologies aims to combat climate change and close the gap in the transition toward renewable, efficient energy with patent-pending, innovative, cost-effective energy storage.