Grid Scale Energy Storage ARES energy storage technology employs a fleet of electric traction drive shuttle-trains, operating on a closed low-friction automated steel rail network to transport a field of heavy masses between two storage yards at different elevations. During periods where excess energy is available on the grid, ARES shuttle-trains draw electricity... Keep reading
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James Kelly, ARES Chief Executive Officer – James Kelly worked at Edison International for 38 years. Prior to his retirement he was the Senior Vice President of Transmission & Distribution for Southern California Edison (SCE), and was responsible for the operation and maintenance of an electrical grid comprised of about 12,000 miles of transmission and 100,000 miles of distribution lines spread across a 50,000-square-mile service area.
Mr. Kelly was also President of Edison ESI, a subsidiary company that operates one of the largest electrical and mechanical repair facilities in the U.S. Prior to that position, Mr. Kelly was the Vice President of Engineering & Technical Services, responsible for planning, engineering, and designing SCE's electrical grid, as well as research and development, safety and training.
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