California is testing Canadian startup e-Zinc’s long-duration technology to keep businesses powered through wildfires and outages. California is looking for ways to keep power flowing to customers amid wildfires without burning fossil fuels. A Canadian storage technology startup thinks it has the solution. This summer, Toronto-based e-Zinc won a $1.3 million grant from the California […]
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Grid-scale renewable energy has been steadily increasing, and, therefore, several researchers have moved their attention from producing energy to the storage of energy. The sources for producing renewable energy are intrinsically variable, such as solar cells that transform sunlight into power, or windmills that convert air currents into electrical currents. Still or extremely cloudy days […]
Startup bets on cheap and abundant zinc — and the emergence of a market for long-duration storage. Canadian startup e-Zn has raised money to store clean energy far longer than currently available batteries allow, using cheap and abundant zinc. On Wednesday, the company received CAD $2 million ($1.5 million) in non-dilutive grant funding from Sustainable […]