Powin Selects Ideal Power as Its Power Conversion Systems Provider

Ideal Power Inc., a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, announced today that it has signed a Master Purchase Agreement with Powin Corporation (Powin), a leading provider of commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage systems, to supply its 30kW and 125kW power conversion systems for Powin’s portfolio of commercial battery energy storage systems (BESS).

Ideal Power’s power conversion systems are based on its patented, industry-leading Power Packet Switching Architecture™ (PPSA) which offers customers a proven, compact, high-efficiency solution that has gained broad acceptance in the industry. Powin has placed orders for Ideal Power’s products which are being shipped to customer sites in the U.S. and China for deployment in 2016.

"Powin is a long term customer of Ideal Power and we are pleased to partner with them as they scale their battery energy storage business in the U.S. and China," commented Ryan O’Keefe, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Ideal Power.

"Based on our experience using Ideal Power products, they were a natural choice for us as we look to scale our system offerings," said Virgil Beaston, Powin’s Chief Technology Officer. "Ideal Power’s industry-leading performance, cost and innovative products will allow us to have a competitive and differentiated product offering for our customers."

Ideal Power’s systems are software configurable, allowing them to operate in 50Hz or 60Hz environments, maximizing the ease of deployment in different geographical markets and providing the flexibility to optimize performance for many energy applications. The significant reduction in the size and weight of Ideal Power systems results in dramatically lower installation costs.