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MPP Mangat Visits eCAMION Facilities

eCAMION Welcomes Visit from MPP Amrit Mangat

Sept 6th, 2017 – MPP Amrit Mangat, representing the Mississauga-Brampton South region, visited eCAMION’s offices last Wednesday for a tour of the facilities and an introduction to some of the company’s current projects. In one of these projects, eCAMION is currently working with Dallas-based Leclanché North America and the Swiss company SGEM to develop 34

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CBC Business News – Charging stations (Guest: Elad Barak)

Charging stations Air Date: Jul 24, 2017 8:11 PM ET Elad Barak is vice-president of business development with energy storage firm eCamion Original Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/charging-stations-1.4219950

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Fast-charging stations for electric vehicles coming to Trans-Canada Highway

Fast-charging stations for electric vehicles coming to Trans-Canada Highway The $17.3M charging network, which will be installed in Ontario and Manitoba, will allow drivers to charge their zero-emission cars in about 20 minutes The new charging stations will be equipped to use Level 3 chargers, which typically use a 480-volt system that can fully charge

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Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway

Feds plan to boost electric car travel with charging stations on Trans-Canada Highway Network would cover 3,000 km. of road between Manitoba and Ontario and help overcome “range anxiety” in drivers of the vehicles. A VW e-Golf electric car being charged: Research shows that “range anxiety,” the fear that an electric vehicle will run out

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Smart grid demonstration site launched at Science North

SMART GRID DEMONSTRATION SITE LAUNCHED AT SCIENCE NORTH  Smart Grid project tests storage technology, allows energy “choices”   (SUDBURY, ON) – Science North today unveiled a renewable energy demonstration project funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Energy under Smart Grid Fund (SGF) and launched by the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy and

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Not Just Another BMS

  What is Smart Energy Storage?       This year’s Battery Show in Novi, Michigan was a success for us here at eCAMION. The show gave us a great opportunity to reach out to a captive professional audience, present them our cutting-edge technologies, and explain how eCAMION’s solution can take their business to the

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World’s First Pole Mounted Community Energy Storage in Toronto

Toronto, September 12, 2016  World’s First Pole Mounted Community Energy Storage in Toronto     eCAMION, in collaboration with Ryerson University and Toronto Hydro, successfully installed and commissioned the world’s first grid-scale integrated pole mounted community energy storage (PMCES) in Toronto. The novel system, mounted on a Toronto Hydro pole in Toronto, Ontario, is based

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Ontario’s trade mission to India

The little Scarborough outfit that’s striking it big on Ontario’s trade mission to India Scarborough’s eCamion announces deal with Indian engineering giant L & T, introducing its battery technology that allows energy to be stored. Hari Subramaniam, CEO of Scarboroughs tiny eCAMION Inc., and Bhunpendra Bhate, chief delivery officer for industrial products, process industry, and

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Chevy, Nissan Reveal Second-Life Uses For Electric-Car Batteries

Chevy, Nissan Reveal Second-Life Uses For Electric-Car Batteries   Used Chevrolet Volt batteries for energy storage at GM facility in Milford, Michigan It’s one of the most common questions about electric cars: What happens to the battery packs after the car is junked? Do they just get thrown away? Will any of them be recycled? What

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Ryerson University, eCamion, Toronto Hydro and Ontario Government

Ryerson University, eCamion, Toronto Hydro and Ontario Government leading charge towards clean energy future     World’s first pole-top energy storage demonstration will help improve system reliability, further integrate renewables and enable adoption of electric vehicles      TORONTO, ON – November 18, 2015 – A Ryerson University-led pilot project demonstrating the promise of pole-top energy

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First of kind pole-top energy storage by Ryerson CUE and partners

First of kind pole-top energy storage by Ryerson CUE and partners   November 18, 2015 – A Ryerson University-led pilot project demonstrating the promise of pole-top energy storage was unveiled earlier today at the university’s Centre for Urban Energy (CUE) and is, apparently, the first application of this kind in the world. In this project, eCamion’s modular energy storage

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Ecamion shows off smaller, stronger grid batteries

 Ecamion shows off smaller, stronger grid batteries  CEO compares storage investment to peakers, HV lines  JUNE 26, 2015 | Toronto energy storage firm Ecamion shrank energy storage to 1/3 the conventional size, the firm’s CEO Carmine Pizzurro told us this week in an exclusive interview. The firm was inspired by the Chevy Volt and the

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IESO and OPA announce 50 MW energy storage procurement

eCAMION is excited about the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Ontario Power Authority (OPA) announcement to offer an RFP in March 2014 for 50 MW of energy storage in Ontario. On the IESO webpage describing their energy storage initiative, it is interesting that they have featured the eCAMION led Roding Arena and Community Centre

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Batteries International Winter 2013/2014 Highlights eCAMION’s CES

Only a few years ago, Community Energy Storage was little more than a novelty, a small scale energy storage concept developed by researchers for possible integration into large utility grids. But that’s all changed. Today, CES is started to be seen as a game-changer and Canadian firm eCamion has deployed both a global first and

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Achieving Balance – Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan Media Release

50MW of Energy Storage Plan in Ontario ignites Ontario based Intelligent Energy Storage Company eCAMION’s Vision to make the Grid Smarter Markham, Ontario -­‐   2 December 2013 -­‐   eCAMION Inc. is thrilled by Minister Charelli’s leadership and vision regarding intelligent energy storage in Achieving Balance – Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP).   eCAMION, a technology based integrator

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Minister Fast Launches New Start-Up Program to Help Canadian Companies Succeed Abroad

Business development initiative to accelerate growth of innovative cleantech small and medium-sized enterprises abroad March 12, 2013 – The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, announced today in New York City that 10 promising Canadian start-up companies have been selected as the inaugural class for a new Canadian

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eCAMION Delivers Community Energy Storage to Toronto Hydro

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Big Batteries Could Solve Hydro Surges and Shortages

Toronto Hydro is experimenting with big batteries to store and supply power to homes and businesses. The next big thing in keeping your lights on sits in a trio of unremarkable green metal boxes outside Roding Community Centre in North York. At first blush it doesn’t sound radical: In effect, it’s a battery. But it’s

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Dow Kokam Supplies Lithium-Ion Battery Technology to Ontario Smart Grid Community

MIDLAND, Mich., March 24, 2011 /CNW/ — Dow Kokam, a leading large-format battery system producer, announced today it will supply eCAMION Inc., a green energy solutions provider, with advanced lithium-ion technology to provide stationary energy storage solutions for a Canadian utility project supported by Sustainable Development Technology of Canada. The project will integrate Dow Kokam’s

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Round 17 Funded Projects

Electricity distribution is currently facing two main challenges: increased adoption of intermittent renewable power generation, and increased demand which will soon include plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle recharging. Embedding storage in the distribution network, at the community level, represents the most economical solution to addressing these issues while meeting the rapidly evolving demands on the

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