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Canada Firm Uses Salt, Tesla, Flywheels in Clean Energy Race

Original article by Gerrit De Vynck, published by Bloomberg. A Canadian firm is hoping to cash in on the burgeoning market for electricity storage — no matter which technology breaks out first. NRStor Inc. is positioning itself to be the go-to distributor, developer and operator of lithium-ion batteries, magnetically-levitated flywheels and other technologies seeking to [...]

2017-11-27T16:16:15+00:00March 22nd, 2017|News|

NRStor taps union-backed pension fund for $200-million in clean-tech financing

Original article by Shawn McCarthy, published in the Globe and Mail. NRStor Inc. has tapped a union-backed pension fund for equity and project financing as it looks to commercialize energy-storage technology that would support a growing reliance on renewable energy. Led by former Home Depot Inc. chief executive Annette Verschuren, NRStor announced Monday a partnership [...]

2017-11-27T16:16:20+00:00February 9th, 2017|News|

NRStor Welcomes Ted Leonard as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

We at NRStor are excited to announce that Ted Leonard is joining our company as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Ted is an intrepid leader focused on driving exceptional business performance.  He has a proven track record in delivering on key strategic priorities while ensuring strong financial performance. Ted was previously [...]

2017-10-03T11:27:15+00:00October 11th, 2016|News|

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+00:00September 26th, 2016|News|

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+00:00July 20th, 2016|News|

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|