About Us

Network

Swanbarton is the original energy storage consultancy. Our network of industry contacts and partners can accelerate your business in the GB market.

Associations

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.

Our Team

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.

Shore power for shipping: using flow batteries to reduce emissions

Shore power for shipping: using flow batteries to reduce emissions

Posted on Mar 29, 2021

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 […]

Anthony Price, OBE

Anthony Price, OBE

Posted on Jan 10, 2021

The staff at Swanbarton are proud to announce that the company’s founder and director – Anthony Price – has been appointed OBE in the New Year’s Honours List, for services to the energy storage industry. Anthony has dedicated over twenty-five years to developing, commercialising and promoting energy storage technologies to help deliver clean, secure and […]

Could flow batteries provide a viable and cost effective solution for reducing emissions in shipping?

Could flow batteries provide a viable and cost effective solution for reducing emissions in shipping?

Posted on Jul 16, 2020

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.

Ships need ports

Ships need ports

Posted on May 28, 2020

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. […]

Smart chemistry, smart control.

Smart chemistry, smart control.

Posted on Dec 11, 2018

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 […]

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