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NEW CASTLE, Pa.,
April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Axion Power International, Inc. (OTC QB: AXPW), the developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries and energy storage systems, announced its Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing,
Vani Dantam, has been invited to participate as a panel expert on energy storage, at the upcoming AGRION event in NYC.
Energy Storage Economics 2.0 for
New York City and Beyond will take place
Thursday, May 9, 20139:30am at 10 Rockefeller Plaza, NY.
Dantam will be part of a roundtable that will include some of the nation's most dynamic commercial storage leaders discussing the fast-growing concerns with consumption, congestion and reliability. The economic landscape for distributed storage will be an additional focus point for the roundtable.
Topics covered will include:
Smart storage investments for NYC RE Portfolio owners and managers
Key evolving technologies
The evolving regulatory and rebate landscape promoting storage projects
Resiliency strategies with storage vs. backup generation
The promise of large-scale project finance for storage
Storage economics landscape
Recent developments in storage project financing
Axion Power's advanced PbC batteries combine high performance characteristics with the proven manufacturability, and 99.1% recyclability, of traditional lead-acid batteries. The PbC patented carbon negative electrode is a disruptive technology in the battery world. While much of the public discussion regarding batteries focuses on transportation, that is just one of the markets Axion Power's batteries address. The PbC battery is also uniquely suited for renewable storage applications, such as wind and solar, and to the needs of electric utilities − providing opportunities for frequency regulation, power quality, power smoothing and potential peak power shaving. In December of 2011, the Company commissioned a .5MW PowerCube into the PJM network. This asset provides revenue-generating demand response and frequency regulation contributions directly to PJM on a daily basis.