Zinc8 Energy Solutions Inc is redefining long-duration energy storage, with its low-cost zinc-air battery that offers a 20,000-hour operating life and more than eight hours of storage.
The global rise in electricity sourced from renewable sources such as wind turbines and solar has led to increased demand for advanced batteries that can be used to stabilize intermittent supply.
The company developed the zinc-air batteries as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries for use in applications that require long-duration, high-capacity storage.
The batteries can store current from wind or solar and can be deployed in commercial settings, or as an industrial backup to replace diesel generators. The total addressable market in the commercial and industrial space in the US alone is US$350 billion.