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, Universit√† 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-Sebasti√°n 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 …