5 July 2022
Invinity Energy Systems plc
("Invinity" or the "Company")
Cutting-edge hybrid battery goes live as part of Energy Superhub Oxford
Invinity accelerates the energy transition with launch of
Invinity Energy Systems plc (AIM:IES), a leading global manufacturer of utility-grade energy storage, is delighted to note the official launch of the Energy Superhub Oxford, marked today with the opening of what is believed to be
The innovative hybrid battery combines Invinity's 2 MW / 5 MWh vanadium flow battery with a 50 MW / 50 MWh lithium-ion battery from Wärtsilä to create a system that can perform a range of services for the
The 5 MWh Invinity vanadium flow battery, energised in late 2021, is the largest of its kind in the
The flow battery demonstrates how high-throughput, utility grade energy storage is ready to enable a rapid increase in renewable energy in the
The grid-scale battery storage system forms part of the
The battery is the first in the
Energy Superhub Oxford forms part of a portfolio of similar sites Pivot Power is developing across the
Wärtsilä, the global technology company, has provided both the lithium-ion battery and GEMS Digital Energy Platform for the project. The GEMS system has been optimised for hybrid system control, managing significant complexities across battery chemistries and asset integration. GEMS supports the shift to decentralised generation by enabling the delivery of different services, from frequency regulation to enhanced grid resilience, as well as providing critical feedback to stakeholders across asset owner, operation and trading value chains.
Larry Zulch, CEO at Invinity, said: "Energy Superhub Oxford illustrates the vital role energy storage in general and flow batteries in particular will play in the
Matt Allen, CEO of Pivot Power, said: "We need urgent solutions to decarbonise our electricity system and unlock the full potential of the
Kenneth Engblom, Vice President of
Invinity Energy Systems plc
+44 (0)204 551 0361
Peter Dixon-Clarke, Chief Financial Officer
Joe Worthington, Director of Communications
Notes to Editors
Invinity Energy Systems plc (AIM:IES) manufactures vanadium flow batteries for large-scale, high-throughput energy storage requirements of business, industry and electrical networks.
Invinity's factory-built flow batteries run continually with no degradation for over 25 years, making them suitable for the most demanding applications in renewable energy production. Energy storage systems based on Invinity's batteries are safe, reliable, and economical, and range in size from less than 250 kilowatt-hours to tens of megawatt-hours.
Invinity was created in April 2020 through the merger of two flow battery industry leaders: redT energy plc and Avalon Battery Corporation. With over 33 MWh of systems deployed to date across more than 50 sites in 15 countries, Invinity is active in all major global energy storage markets and has operations in the
To find out more, visit invinity.com or call Investor Relations on +44 (0)204 551 0361
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