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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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eCAMION Sponsors Renewable Energy Storage Summit

Thanks in part to eCAMION, the highly successful Renewable Energy Storage Summit brought together a range of developers, investors and experts together to discuss the future of energy storage and how the structure of the wind energy sector will effect the industry.

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eCAMION @ The Battery Show

Taking place September 16-18, 2014, Novi, Detroit, Michigan, The Battery Show 2014 is the premier showcase of the latest advanced battery technology. The exhibition hall offers a platform to launch new products, make new contacts and maintain existing relationships. With more qualified buyers and decision makers than any other event in North America, The Battery Show 2014 is the

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eCAMION @ EUCI Conference

What Role(s) Can Emerging Storage and Other Variable Energy Resources (e.g., Storage) Perform in Ontario’s High Penetration RE/DG Resource Mix? eCAMION shares their expertise at EUCI September 16-17, 2013. 

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“A Simple, Effective, Achievable” Plan creates a market strategy for eCAMION Inc’s entry into Japanese energy storage market

MARKHAM, ON, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ – eCAMION supports winning entry into Manulife: Entry Into Asia Challenge. Team New Horizons selected eCAMION as its small to medium enterprise (SME) and won first prize in the Manulife: Entry Into Asia Challenge. Teams of business students competed to determine which team has the best business case to

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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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Balancing Supply and Demand with Community Energy Storage

Energy production has its own “law” of supply-and-demand: the power company must be able to supply enough energy to meet virtually any demand at any time. Because demand varies throughout the day and nobody wants to generate more than necessary, most power companies have peak power plants that fire up only when needed. Often these

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eCAMION Delivers Community Energy Storage to Toronto Hydro

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eCAMION and their community energy storage solution

Energy storage is the linchpin that will solve many problems experienced by electric utilities, such as handling growing demands from consumers, smoothing out the intermittent nature of wind and solar power, and responding to aging infrastructure concerns. We are less than a month into 2013 and already one of MaRS’ cleantech companies has lived up

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Toronto Hydro Introduces the First Urban Community Energy Storage Project

Toronto Hydro, working with eCAMION Inc., The University of Toronto and Dow Kokam LLC, has unveiled the first energy storage system installed directly into an urban community. Located at the Roding Arena and Community Centre in North York, this community energy storage (CES) system will allow Toronto Hydro to monitor this technology, and help validate

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