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Xtreme Power Quietly Building Small-Scale Energy Storage: Xtreme Power has won a lot of attention for its batt...

Xtreme Power Quietly Building Small-Scale Energy Storage: Xtreme Power has won a lot of attention for its batt...

Xtreme Power has won a lot of attention for its battery technology, which is being deployed in the megawatt scale to back up wind farms in Hawaii and Texas . But it’s also quietly working on smaller-scale projects, and could start deploying similar “community energy storage” units for utilities and commercial clients in the near future. That’s the word from Carlos Coe, founder and chairman of the Austin, Texas-based startup, who described a host of applications for the company’s solid-state battery technology during a talk at Wednesday’s Cleantech Forum in San Francisco. Some of those smaller-scale projects are already in place, Coe said. Namely, Xtreme is supplying batteries to a project aimed at bringing power to colonias , which are extremely impoverished and often unincorporated communities that now house an estimated 500,000 people who are disconnected from grid power...

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