11 juillet 2016

Nissan and Eaton collaborate energy storage solution in Normandy

NISSAN and Eaton have joined forces to provide an innovative energy storage solution incorporating renewable energy sources for cloud and IT services hosting company Webaxys’ new, ‘eco-responsible’ data centre based at the Saint-Romain de Colbosc Eco Park in Normandy. The energy storage solution provides a ‘second-life’ for Nissan electric vehicle batteries and in combination with Eaton’s leading uninterruptible power supply capabilities, provides an industrialised energy control and storage solution for managing data centres. ... [Lire la suite]

17 juin 2015

Greensmith Raises $4.9M to Scale Up Energy Storage Software

Nearly 500MW in pipeline, sights set on $10 million raise with strategic and VC investors Greensmith had raised $6 million in angel and early-stage financing as of 2012, and brought in some “planned injections of capital” over the past year or so, he said. Those include $4 million in May 2014, and $1 million in February, according to SEC filings. But the new round is “the major growth funding,” he said. Greensmith is providing its software for about 45 projects with 20 different customers, and has nearly 500 megawatts of projects... [Lire la suite]