OVO announces acquisition of VCharge

London, 9th February 2017 – OVO today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of US energy technology company, VCharge (http://bit.ly/ovo-vcharge-announcement). Headquartered near Boston, VCharge has developed a proprietary technology platform that changes how electric grids are controlled in preparation for the rapid transition to renewable energy and energy storage, helping to solve the problem […]

VCharge Named 2014 Technology Innovation Winner by PBN

Great news—VCharge was selected by the Providence Business News as the 2014 Innovative Company winner in the category of Technology! VCharge, along with the nine other Innovation Winners and 2014 Fastest-Growing Companies, will receive this honor at an awards event in Newport, RI on September 10th. We are always thrilled to receive recognition for our […]

On To Ontario

With our project partner, Dimplex North America, we’re one of five firms (out of 431 proposals submitted!) to be awarded contracts by Ontario’s grid operator IESO for energy storage. Together, we’re building a 750kW thermal energy storage asset in a social housing apartment complex that will provide fast frequency regulation and grid stability while lowering energy […]

VCharge and SSE Deploy a Virtual Power Plant in Ireland

Project Overview VCharge and SSE, with the support of SEAI (the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland), have launched a project to deploy a VCharge VNet™ transactive grid-scale heat battery comprised of retrofitted “night storage” heaters, domestic water heaters, and new Dimplex® Quantum electric thermal storage heaters. The project’s goal is to demonstrate that VCharge demand […]

Hiding A 15 MWh Battery In Plain Sight

Can you find the 15MWh battery hiding in this picture? Driving through the quiet town of East Stroudsburg, PA you wouldn’t expect it to be a hub of innovation–but you’d be wrong. That’s because the radical innovation developed there is hidden in plain sight–in the heating systems of peoples’ homes. Back in the 1980’s when […]

VCharge Expands ETS Program To Maine With CMP

VCharge, the leader in managing aggregated transactive electric load, announced today that it is joining the program sponsored by Central Maine Power to promote Electric Thermal Storage heating in Maine. “ETS heating shows great promise as an easy to use and comfortable solution for customers looking for an energy-efficient option to heat their homes,” says Adam Cutter, […]

Innovative New Technology Company Introduced at PA PUC Meeting

On May 10th, Pennsylvania’s Public Utilities Commission will consider an application from an innovative technology company, VCharge, to become an Electric Generator Supplier within PPL’s service area.

Pennsylvania homeowners team with VCharge to lower heating bills

VCharge, a smart grid company headquartered in Rhode Island, is offering homeowners in PPL’s service territory with Residential Thermal Storage (RTS) heaters an important opportunity to lower their heating costs. According to President George Baker, “VCharge’s cutting-edge SmartBricks™ system provides homeowners with reliable and comfortable heat, as well as reducing customers’ heating bills.” During the […]

Slater Reinvests in VCharge as Part of $1.9M Total Round

Second Commitment Brings Slater’s Total Investment to $250,000 Providence, R.I., December 5, 2011 – The Slater Technology Fund today announced that it has reinvested in energy management services companyVCharge as part of a round now totaling $1.9 million.  The new commitment brings Slater’s total investment in VCharge to $250,000, in a round that has expanded to include […]

Renewable Energy Consumption Tops Nuclear for First Time

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector Consumption of primary energy derived from renewables recently exceeded current and historical consumption levels for nuclear energy. In the short term, nuclear outages coincided with the start of the high-water season for hydropower generation in March 2011, pushing renewable energy consumption past that of […]

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