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Dow showcases new materials at The Battery Show North America 2019

September 10, 2019

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Novi

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Michigan

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United States

Dow showcases new materials at The Battery Show North America 2019 Automotive electronic specialists invite attendees to discuss latest materials innovations   NOVI, Mich. – Sept. 10, 2019 – Dow Performance Silicones, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation is showcasing at The Battery Show North America 2019 (booth #811) new materials and capabilities for electric vehicle (EV) and battery pack designers to help manage thermal, adhesion, sealing and throughput challenges. Specifically, Dow is featuring at its booth its newest adhesion and conductive materials innovations: DOWSIL™ EA-4700 CV Adhesive and DOWSIL™ EC-6601 Electrically Conductive Adhesive. Other industry-leading Dow

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Highlights Resistance Welding, Pulsed Arc Welding and Laser Processing Equipment for Battery Pack Manufacturing at The Battery Show 2019

September 10, 2019

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Monrovia

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CA

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United States

Amada Miyachi America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and systems, will highlight its latest equipment selections for battery manufacturing applications at The Battery Show 2019, to be held September 10-12, 2019, in Novi, Michigan. Visit Booth # 2552 in the Suburban Collection Showplace to see CD-V Series capacitive discharge (CD) welding power supplies with TL-V weld heads and the LMWS workstation paired with the LMF70-HP pulsed fiber laser for marking and welding. Also on display will be the MM-400A desktop resistance weld checker and the MM-410A handheld resistance weld tester. The

Lithium Battery company Lithium Werks acquiring System Integrator LiiON

September 9, 2019

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Enschede

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Netherlands

Lithium Werks B.V. (www.lithiumwerks.com), a fast-growing lithium-ion battery and portable power solutions group, announces the acquisition of energy storage system integrator LiiON, LLC (http://liionllc.com/). The closing of the acquisition is expected to be finalized in the fourth quarter, pending customary closing conditions. “Liion is a truly complementary fit with talented people, innovative solutions and leading customers in the fast-growing verticals of UPS (uninterrupted power supply) data centers, telecom, cable and other energy storage markets,” said T. Joseph Fisher III, CEO, Lithium Werks. “As a result of this acquisition, Lithium Werks will be able to offer both new and existing customers

KORE Power Increases Gigawatt Capacity for Mark 1 Energy Storage System Production

September 5, 2019

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COEUR D’ALENE

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Idaho

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United States

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, Sept. 05, 2019 -- KORE Power, a leading developer of high density, high voltage energy storage solutions, today provides an update about the manufacturing, assembly, testing and development process for its Mark 1 Energy Storage System in advance of expected production in Q1 2020. The KORE Power team met with manufacturing partner, Do-Fluoride Chemicals (DFD), last month at DFD’s plant in Jiaozuo, China to enhance the structural design of the Mark 1 solution and review the cell technology and processes for manufacturing, assembly and quality control. The trip was a success and KORE Power anticipates that production of

ASCO Power Technologies Broadens Connectivity Options for Critical Power Management Systems

September 3, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., September 3, 2019 — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, has expanded the capabilities of its ASCO 5160 SERIES PowerQuest Connectivity Units (PCS). The ASCO PowerQuest Critical Power Management System (CPMS) has always provided class-leading communications for critical equipment monitoring networks. ASCO’s newest Connectivity Units ease deployment of redundant communication pathways and increase flexibility for network designers. At the heart of every ASCO CPMS is a network that transmits data using Ethernet. ASCO Connectivity Units convert data from power devices to Ethernet and connect power devices to the CPMS platform. Using ASCO

Powerful and configurable DC/DC converters

August 28, 2019

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Middletown

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PA

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United States

Phoenix Contact’s new QUINT DC/DC converters incorporate proven QUINT features, like Power Boost,  Selective Fuse Breaking (SFB) technology, and an integrated passive interface, for improved reliability and easy configuration. The QUINT DC/DC converters provide a precise DC voltage. They can alter voltage levels, amplify voltage at the end of long cables, or enable the creation of independent supply systems by means of electrical isolation. The new generation has a dynamic power boost with up to 200 percent of the rated current for up to five seconds when starting heavy loads. A secure passive interface makes it easy to configure monitoring

NOVONIX to Provide Battery Development and Testing Services to KORE Power

August 20, 2019

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COEUR D'ALENE

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Idaho

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United States

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 20, 2019 -- KORE Power and Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc. (“NOVONIX”, a subsidiary of Novonix Ltd (ASX:NVX), have entered into a testing and consulting services agreement in relation to KORE Power’s suite of lithium-ion battery technology, the Mark 1 Energy Storage System. KORE Power will conduct research and development with NOVONIX to improve their battery technology utilizing NOVONIX’s proprietary battery cell testing technologies. The project will support KORE Power’s objectives of building high quality energy storage systems and battery cell manufacturing in North America. “The team at NOVONIX will collaborate with KORE Power in our

Quest Controls Announces that the RSC 1000 HVAC Control System has Successfully been Modeled into MegaSys Telenium Software

August 20, 2019

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Palmetto

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Florida

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United States

Quest Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce that MegaSys® Telenium® users can now add the Quest RSC 1000™ driver to their instance of the software to monitor alarms, input status and trending and make setpoint changes.  The RSC 1000 is the most sophisticated HVAC control system available today and uses Quest’s patented adaptive economizer control algorithm to optimize the amount of time free cooling can be used thereby reducing the run time required for air conditioning compressors.  This increases the effective life span of the HVAC system and reduces energy costs.   The RSC 1000 communicates with Telenium using SNMPv3

UNIPOWER Announces New Executive Vice President of Sales, Frank DeLattre

August 19, 2019

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Coral Springs

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FL

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United States

UNIPOWER Announces New Executive Vice President of Sales, Frank DeLattre August 19, 2019 (Coral Springs, FL) – UNIPOWER LLC, a leading manufacturer of power products announces the addition of Frank DeLattre as Executive Vice President of Sales. Mr. DeLattre joins the Company with 20+ years of experience with exceptional results in sales, marketing and operations at strategic & operational levels in the AC/DC power supply and uninterruptable power supply industries for applications in data centers, telecommunications industrial and medical markets. Prior to UNIPOWER, Frank held senior sales & marketing positions at Vycon, Pentadyne Power Corp, Cherokee International and Active Power.

ASCO Power Technologies Offers EMI Filter with Surge Suppression for Industrial Automation

August 15, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., [August 15, 2019] — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, offers the Model 277 Surge Protective Device (SPD) for reducing noise while protecting industrial control circuits from transient overvoltages. The ASCO 200 SERIES SPDs have always provided class-leading surge mitigation capabilities. The Model 277 brings the added value of noise reduction to industrial automation circuits. Click the following links to view the product webpage, datasheet, and product video. The ASCO Model 277 is a series-connected high-frequency noise filter and surge suppressor that is ideal for improving power quality and protecting mission-critical loads up to 20 amps. Available for

Cementex Announces New Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set

August 2, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the new Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set, ideal for measuring overhead and underground voltages. The new Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set handles 0–40 kilovolts (kV) and can be used on higher voltages up to 240 kV if used with additional pairs of extension resistors. The device automatically adjusts the voltage display to match resistors if used. With three operation modes, AC, Hi-Pot, and DC, the Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set features a large easy to read digital display and analog bar graph, with a lighted background that can be turned on

Fujitsu Develops Power Relay for 6.6kW EV/PHV On-Board Chargers

July 30, 2019

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San Jose

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CA

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United States

Fujitsu Components America, Inc. has announced it is sampling a 6.6kW (32A-250VAC) switching automotive relay for on-board battery chargers in electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles (EV/PHV). Volume production is expected to begin in March 2020. The FTR-K5 is a 1 Form A PCB relay series that assists with faster EV/PHV battery charging while also meeting automotive vibration and shock resistance specifications. Moreover, its 105degC temperature rating and 8mm insulation distance between coil and contact exceed those of any currently available power relay in this class. The relay features a 5,000VAC withstand voltage between coil and contact and 1,000VAC between adjacent contacts. Despite

Falcon Electric Introduces Extreme Temperature Option to SSG-RP Industrial UPS

July 23, 2019

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Irwindale

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CA

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United States

Falcon Electric, Inc., a leader in industrial UPS systems, announces its new SSG-RP-1H models that protect military and industrial systems in extreme temperature environments against power problems. The new 800VA to 2kVA extreme temperature models are an option to Falcon’s SSG-RP models and are UL recognized to operate reliably in -40°C to 70°C (-40ºF to 158ºF) environments. Like the SSG-RP, the optional 1H models feature ruggedized components that lower total cost of ownership (TCO) by dramatically reducing servicing and downtime. Falcon’s new SSG-RP-1H is an extreme-temperature online UPS with ruggedized features specifically designed for applications in harsh environments that are

Cementex Announces Durable, Oversized Storage Canisters for Arc Flash PPE Task Wear

July 19, 2019

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Boston

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MASSACHUSETTS

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, a national leader in the manufacture of electrical safety solutions, announces the availability of its PPE storage canisters, which provide ultimate protection for arc flash suits with hoods or face shields, thanks to its oversized 14” diameter. These extra-large, ultra-durable hardsided arc flash storage canisters are designed to withstand the harshest environments and safely store technicians’ most delicate and valuable PPE items. At 14” in diameter and 16” tall, the canister’s extra-large dimensions enable storage of large PPE items, such as a complete Category 4 Arc Flash PPE Kit with a ventilated hood. The canisters also

SABIC ACQUIRES MAJORITY STAKE IN CARBON NANOTUBE BUSINESS FOR ENERGY STORAGE APPLICATIONS

July 19, 2019

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Houston

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Texas

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United States

SABIC announced January 16, 2019 that it has taken a majority stake in Black Diamond Structures (“BDS”), a nanotechnology company established in 2014. BDS produces and commercializes MOLECULAR REBAR®, a proprietary technology of modified carbon nanotubes that offers great potential for enhancing the performance of energy storage applications using lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. BDS is being added as part of SABIC’s Specialties business. According to Alan Leung, Vice President of Specialties, the carbon nanotube technology of BDS will allow Specialties to address several demanding challenges in the energy storage market. In particular, BDS provides game-changing benefits to battery manufacturers looking

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces CD-V Series Welding Power Supplies

July 11, 2019

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Monrovia

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CA

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United States

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA INC., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, announces the CD-V Series of Capacitive Discharge Power Supplies and TL-V Series of weld heads. Featuring a fully controllable dual pulse output and a full-color 3.5” user interface, the CD-V Series give consistent welding output for repeatable process results. Typical applications for the CD-V series include battery tab welding, interconnects, honeycomb tacking, fine wire to pad processes, jewelry repair and others. Some key features of the CD-V series include built-in peak current indication for immediate weld fire confirmation, pulse shaping

ASCO Releases Best-In-Class Critical Power Management System

July 3, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

ASCO Releases Best-In-Class Critical Power Management System PowerQuest CPMS version 9.0 extends ASCO’s class-leading power management capabilities.   Florham Park, N.J., July 3, 2019 — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, released a major revision of its PowerQuest Critical Power Management System (CPMS). This platform uses ASCO’s most advanced hardware and software to monitor and manage mission-critical power equipment. ASCO’s product overview video summarized the system’s value. The new 5700-5900 SERIES brochure provides additional detail. See also webpages for the Preconfigured 5700 SERIES and Custom Engineered 5900 SERIES Systems. The ASCO CPMS provides a comprehensive

VARTA Microbattery Exhibits and Presenting at the Wearable Technology Conferend July 9th and 10th, 2019 in San Francisco

July 3, 2019

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Rye

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New York

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United States

Press release Ellwangen, 2 July 2019   A lot of power in a tiny space: CoinPower ensures durability for wearables and hearables VARTA Microbattery at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco Please visit the VARTA booth located in the North Hall of the Moscone Convention Center in Room 25 on July 9th and 10th. Philipp Miehlich, General Manager at VARTA Microbattery, will present: “The Latest Generation of Rechargeable Microbatteries” as part of the “Enabling Tech – The Big Picture”. Join us on July 9th at 2:15 pm in Room 24.   Nowadays, no-one needs a key to open or

UNIPOWER TO SHOW HOW IT HAS THE BACK 0F LAW ENFORCEMENT AT POLICE SECURITY EXPO

June 25, 2019

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Atlantic City

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New Jersey

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United States

  UNIPOWER TO SHOW HOW IT HAS THE BACK 0F LAW ENFORCEMENT AT POLICE SECURITY EXPO High-powered, efficient, reliable power systems, ideal in law enforcement applications, shine in Booth 1235   June 25, 2019 (Atlantic City, NJ) - More than 7,000 law enforcement professionals attending the 33rd annual Police Security Expo have a chance to witness what many state police organizations have already installed—the most efficient, reliable and complete power systems from UNIPOWER, a global leader in power products for mission-critical industrial applications. Visitors to Booth 1235 (Let’s Think Wireless), conveniently located in the center of the Atlantic City Convention

COMPREHENSIVE NEW RESOURCE CAN HELP REDUCE RISK OF LITHIUM-ION BATTERY FAILURES IN FIELD

June 20, 2019

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Norwood

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MA

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United States

Artech House today announced the publication Lithium-Ion Battery Failures in Consumer Electronics, by Ashish Arora, Sneha Arun Lele, Noshirwan Medora and Shukri Souri. This comprehensive resource caters to system designers that are looking to incorporate lithium ion (li-ion) batteries in their applications. Detailed discussion of the various system considerations that must be addressed at the design stage to reduce the risk of failures in the field is presented. The book includes technical details of all state-of-the-art Li-on energy storage subsystems and their requirements, and provides a system designer a single resource detailing all of the common issues navigated when using

UNIPOWER NAMES SHAWN KILMARTIN MANAGER OF ITS DUNLAP, TENN. PLANT

June 17, 2019

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,

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United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             UNIPOWER NAMES SHAWN KILMARTIN MANAGER OF ITS DUNLAP, TENN. PLANT June 17, 2019 (Dunlap, TN) – UNIPOWER, a leading provider of AC and DC power systems for mission critical industrial and commercial applications, today named Shawn Kilmartin of Bryant, Alabama as manager of its Dunlap, Tennessee plant. Responsible for overseeing daily operations at the new facility, Kilmartin’s background and experience includes more than two decades of plant and supply chain management positions where he has demonstrated “a strong ability to motivate and build effective teams with superior skills at sourcing, negotiations and organizational efficiency,” said John Ely,

New Partnership Expands Research into Rechargeable Battery Systems

June 14, 2019

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Malvern

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- None -

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United Kingdom

Energy storage influences every part of modern life, from the cell phone in your pocket to the electric car on the highway. However, seeing the chemistry of what is happening inside a battery while it is in use is indeed tricky, but it could have remarkable opportunities for identifying new materials as well as improving the battery itself. Now, the Next-Generation Energy Conversion and Storage Technologies Lab (NECSTL) at the University of Pittsburgh’s Energy Innovation Center has announced a new energy research partnership with Malvern Panalytical that will enable the lab to do exactly that. The NECSTL, headed by Prashant

Cementex Announces New Sales Representative SERG, Inc.

June 13, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces that the company has a new Sales Representative for states in the Southeast U.S., including Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southern Alabama, and the panhandle of Florida. With this new partnership, Cementex looks forward to continued growth in the Southeast region. The Southeast Electrical Representative Group, known as SERG, Inc., partners with top manufacturers in the industrial, commercial and residential electrical industry. The company began representing Cementex in May of 2019. SERG, Inc. prides itself on its reputation for hardworking, honest, loyal customer service, and provides not just sales but also customer service,

Natron Energy Awarded California Energy Commission Grant to Pair Energy Storage with EV Fast Charging

June 13, 2019

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Santa Clara

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California

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United States

Natron Energy, a provider of battery products using Prussian Blue chemistry, has been awarded a $3 million grant by the California Energy Commission (CEC) for “Advanced Energy Storage for Electric Vehicle Charging Support.” Natron will utilize the funds to manufacture and install a high powered, long cycle life energy storage system at an EV Fast Charging station. “Natron Energy has raised the bar in performance, lifetime, and safety of energy storage based on our patented Prussian blue technology,” said Colin Wessells, CEO of Natron Energy. “We are thrilled that the CEC selected our proposal to showcase the benefits of Natron

Viking Cold Solutions Installs 1.3 MW of Thermal Energy Storage in Industrial Cold Storage Facilities as Part of a Massachusetts Utility Demand Management Program

June 11, 2019

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Houston / Boston

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Texas / Massachusetts

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United States

 Viking Cold Solutions, the leading thermal energy storage provider for low-temperature cold storage industries, has completed the installation of eight Thermal Energy Storage (TES) systems as part of a utility-backed demand management program in Massachusetts. These eight behind-the-meter TES systems store and facilitate management of approximately 1.3 megawatts (MW) of energy onsite, and do not require any additional real estate for the system components. The average size of the cold storage facilities in the program is approximately 50,000 square feet, with the largest being 157,000 square feet. Installation time averaged 127 days from agreement to commissioning and removal of demand from the grid. The Greater Boston Food Bank was the first TES