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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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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+00:00July 22nd, 2015|News|

Jennifer Manning nominated for Woman in Infrastructure Award

Jennifer Manning, General Counsel has been nominated for the inaugural Woman in Infrastructure Awards. These awards celebrate excellence in Canada’s Infrastructure sector and further recognizes women as leaders in this growing field in which historically women have been under represented. Jennifer is a dynamic lawyer and deal maker, with a proven track record of success in large-scale [...]

2017-10-03T14:07:49+00:00July 7th, 2015|News|

Why shuttering coal & ramping up renewables is working in Ontario

PHOTO: David Dodge, GreenEnergyFutures.ca David Dodge of GreenEnergyFutures.ca takes a closer look at Ontario’s greenhouse gas reductions and pins it to one thing: shuttering coal-fired power plants and transitioning to renewables and lower carbon electricity generation. And while a lot of governments and politicians have talked the talk on greenhouse gas reductions, [...]

2017-10-03T14:17:48+00:00June 10th, 2015|News|

NRStor Partners with Opus One to bring Tesla Powerwall Home Battery to Canada

- New residential energy storage will provide energy efficiency and security - Toronto – May 5, 2015 – Following last week’s announcement by Tesla Motors, Inc. unveiling revolutionary battery systems for the home, NRStor Inc., a leading energy storage project developer and operator, and Opus One Solutions Energy Corp., a smart grid software engineering [...]

2017-10-03T14:30:38+00:00May 5th, 2015|News|