Eos Energy Storage Supplies Energy Storage to Microgrid Developments for Electrifying Rural Communities in Nigeria
EDISON, NJ – July 6, 2020 – Eos Energy Storage, the leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration zinc battery storage systems, today announced that it has partnered with EPC firm Nayo Tropical Technology Ltd. to deploy the company’s Aurora EnergyBlock™ battery energy storage system (BESS). Eos’ EnergyBlock is part of a project to bring power to underserved areas and will integrate into rural microgrid developments beginning in the African country of Nigeria. Results from the deployment of this microgrid BESS solution will give utilities and energy providers options for the best storage technologies for rural locations and environments.
“Eos’ energy storage solutions are unique as they do not require HVAC or any expensive thermal management systems to cool the storage system,” commented Balki G. Iyer, Chief Commercial Officer of Eos. “The solution is a perfect fit for harsh environments and rural developments like the Nigerian microgrids as it features simple-to-deploy technology and components, delivering an affordable solution that only needs minimal operation and maintenance. This can be a big game-changer for many parts of the world with similar needs and we are quite excited about solving the larger energy problems for many rural communities.”