SunEdison, Inc. plans to purchase up to 1,000 vanadium flow batteries (over 100 megawatt hours) from Imergy Power Systems. The vanadium flow batteries will be used to store solar-generated electricity for SunEdison's rural electrification and solar powered minigrid projects in India .
"Energy storage is the perfect complement to solar powered minigrids because it enables us to provide dependable, 24/7 electricity," said Ahmad Chatila , President and Chief Executive Officer of SunEdison. "And Imergy's technology is a great fit for rural electrification because their systems are high performance, low cost, ultra-durable and need very little maintenance."
"Imergy is proud to be working with SunEdison to bring electricity to the under-served in rural India ," stated Bill Watkins , Chief Executive Officer of Imergy Power Systems. "Imergy's storage systems are safe and sustainable, and provide the lowest cost and most reliable way to store energy for these minigrids."