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Hydrostor, NRStor complete A-CAES plant in Canada

19 Dec, 2019

  • We recently completed the world’s first fuel-free commercial Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) facility in Goderich, Ontario, Canada with NRStor Inc.
  • This achievement signifies a significant advancement in long-duration energy storage. The facility boasts a peak power output of 1.75 MW, a 2.2-MW charge rating, and over 10 MWh of storage capacity.
  • It will be used by Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator for peaking capacity, ancillary services, and participation in the energy market to bolster grid reliability.
  • Funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada and the Ontario government supported this project, which paves the way for Hydrostor’s expansion into various global markets.
  • CEO Curtis VanWallenghem emphasized the facility’s importance as a proof point for A-CAES technology worldwide.

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