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NRStor’s Annette Verschuren and Geoff Osborne Nominated for Canada Clean50 Awards

NRStor is proud to announce that Annette Verschuren and Geoff Osborne have been selected as recipients of the Canada Clean50 awards. The Clean50 are selected from 16 diverse categories that transcend numerous industries, academia, different levels of government, thought leaders and advocates, and are based on accomplishments delivered over the prior two years. Annette Verschuren was [...]

2017-10-03T11:36:58+00:00 September 26th, 2016|News|

Energy Storage – Unlocking the Value for Alberta’s Grid

In 2016, NRStor worked alongside a consortium of energy industry players to develop a whitepaper outlining recommendations for Energy Storage in Alberta. Energy storage will play an important role in Alberta's future. In November 2015, the Alberta government announced a new Climate Leadership Plan; central to the plan is transitioning the province’s energy generation [...]

2017-11-27T16:16:27+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Whitepapers|

Alberta Storage Alliance Launched by Consortium of Strategic Electricity Industry Participants

CALGARY, July 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The Alberta Storage Alliance (ASA) has been launched by a consortium of private sector energy experts under the common goal of advancing the deployment of energy storage technologies across the province of Alberta. The ASA's members include: BYD, Enercon, ENMAX, General Electric, NRStor, Opus One Solutions, RES, Rocky Mountain Power, [...]

2017-10-03T11:42:56+00:00 July 20th, 2016|News|

Flywheel Energy Storage

Minto facility Flywheel Energy Storage authored by Geoff Osborne. Original article published in the Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine May 2016 edition. Electricity systems have undergone a transformation over the last century, from the first basic grids to the highly complex, interconnected and digital power systems of today. Ensuring there is enough electricity to [...]

2017-10-03T11:56:02+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Whitepapers|

Former Home Depot Head Searches for a Sustainable Canada

An Interview with Annette Verschuren, authored by Tyler Hamilton. Original article published in the Globe and Mail. Risk can take all sorts of forms – like starting a new company when you’re pushing 60, say. Or riding a mechanical bull in a room full of your peers. Annette Verschuren smiles devilishly when reminded of [...]

2017-10-03T12:03:53+00:00 May 18th, 2016|News|

IESO selects NRStor to deliver Fuel-Free Compressed Air Energy Storage Capacity Services

- NRStor to deploy first of a kind utility-scale compressed air energy storage project in Ontario - Toronto – November 24, 2015 – Today NRStor Inc. (NRStor), a leading energy storage developer, owner and operator, was selected by Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to deliver compressed air energy storage (CAES) capacity services to [...]

2017-10-03T12:15:16+00:00 November 24th, 2015|News|

NRStor and MaRS partner to drive energy innovation in remote communities

November 20, 2015 – NRStor and the Advanced Energy Centre (AEC) at MaRS Discovery District announced today a new partnership formalizing ongoing collaboration to advance energy storage in Ontario and create global opportunities for Ontario’s energy entrepreneurs.Both the AEC and NRStor recognize that the renewal of Canada’s remote off-grid energy systems pose an immediate opportunity [...]

2017-10-03T12:22:22+00:00 November 20th, 2015|News|

Ontario’s chance to add a new dimension to Canada’s energy economy

By Annette Verschuren With Canada’s oil sector flagging, Ontario has a chance to add a new dimension to Canada’s energy economy – one that is clean, profitable and globally ground-breaking. Canada can become a leader in a new energy sector that’s clean, profitable and will add a whole new dimension to our existing renewable [...]

2017-10-03T13:46:27+00:00 October 5th, 2015|News|

Ontario Energy Association Announces 2015 Energy Award Winners

Dacia Rohlehr & Jonathan Minsky of Kaihen present OEA 2015 Emerging Company of the Year award to Annette Verschuren. September 16, 2015 - The Ontario Energy Association (OEA) celebrated the accomplishments of outstanding leadership within the energy sector at its annual ENERGYCONFERENCE15 event. The Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario’s Energy Minister congratulated all the 2015 ENERGYAWARDS recipients, [...]

2017-10-03T13:50:46+00:00 September 16th, 2015|News|

NRStor Announces One Year of Commercial Operations at 2MW Flywheel Facility

Wightman Telecom Business Innovation Community Achievement Awards. Belinda Wick-Graham, Business & Economic Manager, Town of Minto; Geoff Osborne, NRStor Associate; George Bridge, Town of Minto Mayor; Alexander McIsaac, NRStor Manager, Business Development & Projects Today, NRStor Inc. announced that it has successfully completed one year of commercial operations at its 2 megawatt [...]

2017-10-03T13:58:07+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|News|