April 2021 Newsletter

Environmentally Sustainable
Long-Duration Energy Storage

ESS Inc. Welcomes Raffi Garabedian to the Board of Directors

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We are pleased to welcome renewable energy industry veteran Raffi Garabedian to our board of directors.

Prior to joining the ESS board, Garabedian had a distinguished career in the solar industry, where he was a key member of First Solar’s executive team during a period of precipitous and industry-leading growth. Most recently, Garabedian served as the company’s Chief Technology Officer from 2012 through 2020.

ESS launches a new website

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We made it easier to navigate, easier to access, and we hope you agree, easier to look at. See for yourself and let us know what you think!

In the news

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Leaders in Cleantech Podcast Talks to CEO, Craig Evans

Want to know more about how ESS has scaled the production of its flow batteries? CEO Craig Evans shares the highs and lows of the company’s journey and insights into the energy storage industry and the increased need for long-duration storage

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For 100% Clean Power, We Need More Energy Storage

Bitterroot’s Editor-in-Chief, Jake Bullinger, talks to ESS Senior VP of Business Development Hugh McDermott about how the recent extreme weather conditions in places like California and Texas have telegraphed how our energy systems need to change and the increasing need for long-duration storage.

Upcoming events

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Microgrid 2021 Virtual Conference

ESS Senior VP of Business Development, Hugh McDermott, will present a project case study about our planned microgrid deployment to be located in one of Mother Nature’s most pristine environments, Patagonia, Chile. The session is slated for Tuesday May 25th from 11am-12pm.