Glenwood Management’s Barclay Tower in New York City is using an energy storage solution provided by Demand Energy Networks, Inc. The solution, which incorporates the C&D VR Solar® battery, permits compliance to demand response requirements while providing Barclay Tower with normal operational functionality.
“The solution provided by Demand Energy, utilizing C&D Technologies’ VR Solar batteries, recharges during lower-cost off-peak hours while providing power during peak hours. The solution allows for efficient use of the available grid while providing the end-customer with desired building performance that meets demand response guidelines,” commented Scott Kleinle, C&D Technologies CMO & Vice President of Global Product Management.
The VR Solar® product employs a proprietary grid alloy for reduced gas emissions and ease of recycling. The battery features absorbent glass mat (AGM) technology for efficient gas recombination of up to 99% and freedom from electrolyte maintenance.
This new product utilizes the industry leading C&D TRUE Front Access® design, while incorporating C&D’s DCS cycle technology to optimize footprint, performance, reliability and ease of maintenance in a cost-effective module that can address the current and emerging needs of the renewable energy market. The VR Solar® product utilizes C&D's field proven DCS cycle technology and robust plates to ensure an extended cycle life resulting in dependable performance in this demanding application.