American Battery Solutions ESS Division Spins-off; Forms American Energy Storage Innovations, Inc.

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About AESI

Your next generation energy storage solution provider

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ABOUT AMERICAN ENERGY STORAGE INNOVATIONS (AESI)

American Energy Storage Innovations, Inc. (AESI)

We’ve designed and manufactured an entirely new line of energy storage products to meet the needs of grid energy storage, deployment, operation, and energy management for the next 20 years.  

Every detail in our AESI products makes them fundamentally easier to purchase, install, maintain and operate than any other energy storage alternative available today.

AESI Engineered Solution

AESI designs and engineers all its energy storage products starting with the industry standard LFP cells upward, unlike integrators that buy modules and/or racks of modules from others and attempt to package them into a system, ABS starts with the cells and designs the optimum system around them. Every aspect of the system design is covered by our in-house team of industry veterans from the patented supercell design, redundant cell and system management electronics, highly engineered custom liquid cooling system, modular power conversion systems, UL9540 certified safety systems, to the easy to install system enclosures. 

Terastor™ is our team’s 5th generation design and includes over 16 years of lessons learned deploying GWH's of energy storage products around the world with a focus on safety, reliability, ease of installation and very low operation maintenance costs.

AESI Team's
Timeline of Accomplishments:

2007

September 2007: Initial conceptual design of a 2MW self-contained Lithium-ion ESS system

2008

December 2008: Commissioning of the 1st Generation MW self-contained energy storage system in Huntington Beach CA

2009

December 2009: World's first large-scale deployment of an ESS system in Chile (world's largest lithium-ion energy storage system at that time)

2011

2nd generation 32MW ESS system deployed in West Virginia (largest lithium-ion energy storage system at that time)

2013

Worlds 1st system level safety approval for lithium-ion energy storage system

2017

4th generation system deployed in Peterborough, UK, the 1st ESS to participate in the UK, Enhanced Frequency Regulation (EFR) Market

2018

Largest ESS deployment in Europe to date, Jardelund, Germany 50 MWh

2020

250 MW/MWh, world's most powerful ESS system commissioned in Otay Mesa, CA
October 2020: TeraStor concept conceived  

2021

July 2021: ABS ESS division created and the 5th generation ESS System, “TeraStor” design program is kicked off

2023

Given the enormity of the opportunity, the division becomes a free-standing company, American Energy Storage Innovations, Inc.
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ABOUT AESI

American Energy Storage Innovations, Inc.

AESI comprises highly experienced core team members who have developed five generations of large-scale BESS systems, heretofore having deployed more than 1.5 GWh worldwide. That same team has come together once again to create their mangum opus — the all-in-one, ultra-high density TeraStor. Third-party analysts contend that the revolutionary design outpaces the market for reliability, availability, utilization and total lifetime value.

AESI LEADERSHIP

Robust Technology Expertise

Senior Leadership

Bud Collins

CEO

C. Michael Hoff

CTO

Deanna O’Donnell

VP Marketing

Gerald Maurais

VP Program & Admin Mgmt

Greg Tremelling

VP Engineering

James Mongeau

VP BD - DER

Rick Cwiakala

VP Operations

Function Heads

Alex Koudriashov

Applications Engineering

Ben Tackett

Sales - US

Brian Watson

Sales - Europe

Francis Rienzo

Manufacturing

Jeffrey Samstad

Hardware Engineering

John McNally

Energy Mgmt Systems

Kaushal Patel

Firmware & Embedded

Michael Anderson 

Regulatory Compliance

Sreejakumar Nair

Power Electronics

Tara Perino

Finance

Board of Directors

Bud Collins

Nael Kassar

Nety Krishna

Subhash Dhar

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