Consortium with AquaBattery obtains honourable mention in contest ‘Energy Landscape of the Future’.

AquaBattery obtained an honourable mention in the design competition focused on the landscape integration of sustainable energy. The idea of the consortium with AquaBattery was a design focused on the landscape of Zeeland, named Energy island in the Westerschelde, focusing on the storage of renewable energy within the annular island by means of a large Blue Battery, comprised of large …

Co-founder Jiajun Cen is now one of the Forbes 30Under30.

We are delighted to learn that our co-founder Jiajun Cen has been listed on the prestigious Forbes 30Under30 list and that AquaBattery is being recognised as company revolutionising industry and energy. You can read the news on official coverage below: Offical Forbes.com coverage Following is the coverage from Netherlands: Coverage on Sprout.nl

Job Position at AquaBattery: Process Control Engineer

Job Position: (Lead) Process Control Engineer Job description As Programming Specialist in our company you will be working on the development of an innovative battery concept. You will be developing, together with a team of scientists, engineers and developers, a battery that operates by means of osmotic gradients. Being the person responsible for software development, and seamless integration with the …

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge – 15 August 2018

We have fantastic news! AquaBattery has been selected as one of the 5 finalists for the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2018. This is one of the world’s largest annual competitions for sustainable entrepreneurship and we’ve been chosen from 845 applications from around the world. We’re in the running to win €500,000 to further develop our Blue Battery in order to …

Waterman Sustainability Award – 21 June 2018

Our CEO, David Vermaas, won the Waterman Sustainability Award. The Waterman Sustainability Award, consisting of a cash prize and a Waterman Medal set with inscription, is awarded every two years to a scientist from one of TU Delft departments Bionanoscience, Biotechnology or Chemical Engineering who ‘has exerted him/herself in the field of the development and implementation of methods that simultaneously …

Pilot opening – 24 November 2017

After more than 9 months of designing, calculating, testing, programming and constructing, we have finally delivered stage 1 of our first demonstration project. The unofficial opening, for the AB-team & partners, was attended by twice as many people as expected and was a big success: the battery started operation for the first time! Read more about it (and for nice …

Accenture Innovation Awards – 27 October 2017

After a semi-finals last year, we have won the Accenture Innovation Awards this year in the category Circular Economy. After several rounds of pitching, Jiajun convinced the jury during the finals in Utrecht with a strong pitch. With an in-kind price full of invaluable support and mentorship, we are very happy to have won this award. Read more about it …

Horizon 2020 – 1 May 2017

A collaboration between AquaBattery, Wetsus, FujiFilm Europe, CIRCE, Università degli studi di Palermo and SMEDE Pantelleria (Gruppo SO.FI.P) has attracted a Horizon-2020 subsidy from the European Commission (Competitive Low-Carbon Energy). Together we will work on developing a novel energy storage system with a higher energy and power density, and for that matter we will realize a demonstration battery on the …

New office – 15 March 2017

In order to make bigger steps we had to move. From a decent 20m2 with only space to build and test, we moved to an even more decent place with office and workshop space. This move was accompanied by attracting internship students and new employees in the form of Maurits Maks and Juan-Sebastián Alvarez. Curious? Come visit us!

TKI Urban Energy – 1 February 2017

The subsidy from RVO named TKI Urban Energy has been granted. We are scaling all components of the Blue Battery, thereby integrating the Blue Battery in a micro-grid at The Green Village in Delft. The battery will be run by a special battery management system, controlling pumps, valves, sensors and managing the charging and discharging process. The first stage of …