for storage investors, developers and technology vendors
Swanbarton is the original energy storage consultancy. Our network of industry contacts and partners can accelerate your business in the GB market.
Our International Flow Battery Forum brings together storage specialists from around the world. We are founder members of the Electricity Storage Network, the association for UK storage organisations.
We are a mix of engineers and analysts with skills in storage technologies, control systems, commercial analysis, energy industry regulation, innovation, product development, planning and project management.
Could flow batteries provide a viable and cost effective solution for reducing emissions in shipping?
Findings from a 6 month feasibility study have demonstrated that flow batteries, could offer a more cost effective and flexible solution to reducing ships emissions than conventional solid batteries.
As a maritime nation, we depend on our port infrastructure. Ports are major users of energy, for operating dockside handling facilities, and powering the port’s vessels, such as pilot craft and tugs. In addition, ships usually use their own engines when moored to power their onboard facilities, which on a cruise liner are very extensive. […]
Swanbarton is proud to be contributing to the ADEPT project in partnership with Infinite Renewables, GS Yuasa and Sheffield University. ADEPT is demonstrating adventurous new energy management techniques on an industrial site. It includes the control of an exciting new battery configuration. GS Yuasa’s 100kW battery integrates strings of Lithium-ion and Lead-acid cells onto a […]
Swanbarton’s trading platform makes microgrid investments attractive to some of the poorest people in the world. It enables a local community to grow its own microgrid organically, adding links and energy resources as the opportunity or need arises. Persuading households to invest in electricity microgrids needs a compelling business proposition. Households easily see the benefit […]
Last year we published the results of the Shore Power for Shipping (SPIDS) project conducted by Marine South East and Swanbarton. The project was funded from the Department for Transport’s Transport-Technology Research Innovation Grant (T-TRIG). You can read the project summary in the report: Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grants (T-TRIG): Project Outcomes (publishing.service.gov.uk) (see page 16). Our […]