Providing grid-scale electricity storage by storing renewable energy as compressed air.

Hydrostor is a leader in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES), a technology uniquely suited to enable the transition to a cleaner, more reliable electricity grid. A-CAES helps address electricity system needs for dispatchable capacity, renewable integration and optimization, transmission deferral and ancillary services, and is ideal for use in behind-the-meter or remote applications for mines and large industrial operations. Hydrostor's solution delivers low-cost, long-duration, bulk energy storage that is synchronous and emission-free, and can be flexibly located, including as replacements for retired fossil fuel plants. The proprietary technology is now the leading low-cost bulk energy storage solution -- at half the cost of lithium ion batteries and 10 times the lifespan. Hydrostor has multiple projects in operation and under construction in Australia and Canada, as well as numerous projects in advanced development globally. Hydrostor is backed by sustainable infrastructure developer/funder Meridiam and equipment supplier BakerHughesGE.

FOUNDED
2010

AREAS OF IMPACT
Clean Energy Infrastructure Sustainable Cities

HEADQUARTERS
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

COMPANY SIZE
21–50

Curtis VanWalleghem

Curtis VanWalleghem (Co-Founder, CEO & Board Member at Hydrostor) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since October 2018 after participating in Unreasonable Impact Americas 2018.

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