Primus Power

Primus Power is commercializing a low-cost, power-dense, grid-scale electrical energy storage system that economically serves multiple applications.


Location: 
Hayward, CA
Type: 
VC-Funded Company
Category: 
Energy Storage

Primus Power has a low cost, versatile and power dense battery system that economically addresses a wide range of energy storage applications.

Our technology will significantly improve the cost, reliability, environmental footprint & security of the electric grid, and accelerate adoption of renewable wind and solar energy.

We have industry-recognized battery system expertise, strong management experience and top tier investors.

In November 2009 Primus Power was one of sixteen companies selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) to receive a Smart Grid Demonstration Program grant. Our $14M award is part of an overall $47M project to commercialize, deploy and monitor a 25 MW • 75 MWh energy storage system to a California utility where it will firm intermittent wind energy.

In July 2010 we received an ARPA-E grant to develop an extremely low cost and long life electrode for our EnergyCells.

Primus Power is backed by DBL Investors, I2BF and Kleiner-Perkins.

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