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June 21, 2019

StorTera Wins Funding to Develop Smart Energy Systems for UK and Canada

StorTera, a small Edinburgh based innovator, has succeeded in winning £1.6million of funding to demonstrate the next generation of smart grid technology. StorTera are energy storage specialists who have partnered with Canadian firm Equilibrium Engineering to develop their project ‘Alba Nova: A Smart Grid Pilot Using Advanced Battery Storage’. StorTera and Equilibrium Engineering won the

June 02, 2019

UK-Canada Power Forward Challenge Semi-finalists

StorTera has partnered with Equilibrium Engineering, a Canadian energy efficiency specialist in Nova Scotia to introduce a unique integrated efficiency, solar and energy storage solution to the North American market. The proposed project ‘Alba Nova: A smart grid pilot using advanced battery storage’ has been shortlisted for the semi-finals of the Power Forward Challenge, a

February 01, 2019

Recruiting Now

We are recruiting a Battery Development Chemist to work on our novel SLIQ -Single Liquid Flow Battery. The position will be based in our Edinburgh office and laboratory facility, starting from 1st June 2019. We are looking for someone with a Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Material Science background – ideally with experience in electrochemistry and energy storage. Further

February 01, 2019

Happy New Year!

Belated Happy New Year everyone!  We have lots of exciting news coming soon, 2019 is promising to be a great year for StorTera and hopefully for you too. Our installation team in Sri Lanka has been busy over the last month completing a further 11 telecom installations at on-grid and off-grid towers, featuring arrays of

July 29, 2018

StorTera shortlisted for Solar Power Portal & Energy Storage News Awards

We are pleased to announce that the project to develop our EESU emergency power backpack has been shortlisted for International Storage Project of the Year by the Solar Power Portal & Energy Storage News Awards. Earlier this year StorTera worked with KERA, a charity based in Sri Lanka, to develop and deploy the first EESU

July 29, 2018

BEIS Funding Awarded to StorTera

We are delighted to announce that StorTera has recently been awarded £526k funding from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) under their Energy Storage Cost Reduction competition. The funding will allow us to accelerate our mission to develop low cost manufacturing techniques and build an assembly line for our ground breaking SLIQ flow

April 27, 2018

SLIQ flow battery demonstrator turns 1

On April 7th 2018, our first SLIQ flow battery demonstrator turned 1! The 8kW/30kWh system was installed for Knoydart Renewables to provide back-up power to their office when their hydro scheme goes down for maintenance or due to technical issues. The SLIQ allows the Knoydart Renewables staff to maintain office function and communications during the

November 06, 2017

MELCC Business Innovation of the Year Award

StorTera (previously Power Migration Partners) was delighted to win Business Innovation of the Year 2017 at the Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce Business Awards in October. We really enjoyed the event and meal at the Brunton theatre in Musselburgh and are very grateful to Business Gateway Edinburgh for the nomination.

September 24, 2017

Portable battery backpack prototype is handed over to Kera charity

StorTera has designed and assembled the first prototype of our 5kW/5kWh Emergency Energy Supply Unit, funded by Innovate UK. Pasidu handed the first system over to Kera charity at a launch event in Sri Lanka in September 2017. Since the event, Kera charity has reported that the system has already been used to support a