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ARES Advantages

Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
ARES produces no emissions; uses no fossil fuel; does not require water; creates no hazardous waste; requires no harmful extraction of materials; and can be cleanly decommissioned with no lasting impacts.
 
Scalability
ARES energy storage facilities are scalable from a 10MW ancillary services installation up to a 2-3GW regional energy storage system.
 
Extensive Site Options
ARES sites are abundant in arid regions coincident  with wind and solar resources — maximizing transmission resources by providing  storage at the point of intermittent generation.
 
Constant Efficiency
An ARES system operates at a constant high efficiency over its full range of power output regardless of  discharge state.

Lower Capital Cost
ARES’ cost is approximately 60% of an equivalent power pumped - hydro facility.

Lower Operating Cost
ARES has the lowest annualized capacity cost per kW of comparable technologies.

Videos

Ridgeline Energy Storage System Animation


KGET TV 17  


The ARES Vision


ARES - Addressing Grid Scale Storage

United States image photo credit: America Revealed


ARES Technology


Ancillary Services Facility


How Ares Uses Gravity to Store Excess Power
Bloomberg TV

Photos

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Documents

Press Kit
Storage Energy, with Special Reference to Renewable Energy Sources

“ARES gives us a tool that system planners and engineers can put into their tool kits to enable…high levels of renewables while maintaining the reliability and safety of the grid.”
Jim Kelly, CEO
ARES