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Tesvolt presents augmented reality sales app

Tesvolt, a manufacturer of power storage systems for industrial and commercial operations, offers its distribution partners an augmented reality app for a virtual reality sales experience. Using the highly innovative technology of augmented reality, storage professionals can take advantage of various scenarios to vividly and memorably illustrate to their customers the advantages of power storage systems, for instance self-consumption optimization, peak shaving and off-grid connectivity.

Tesvolt cooperates with competence center DieEnergieFabrik

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Europe’s first gigafactory for battery storage systems

Wittenberg/Germany, 6 May 2019 — Europe’s first gigafactory for battery storage systems is being put into operation in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany. Tesvolt, a manufacturer of energy storage systems for industry and commerce, is working to establish new production facilities for lithium storage systems with an annual production capacity of over one gigawatt hour (GWh).

Intersolar: Tesvolt presents new megawatt container storage system

Wittenberg/Germany, 3 April 2019 – Tesvolt, a manufacturer of storage systems for industry and commerce, is set to introduce its megawatt battery storage system TPS 2.0 at Intersolar Europe. Further developed battery modules and technical innovations...

Tesvolt wins international award for rural electrification

Wittenberg/Germany, Abidjan/Africa, 14 March 2019 – Tesvolt has been presented with an international award for rural electrification. The German manufacturer of power storage systems for agriculture and commerce received the prize in the category Private Sector in Australia....

Marketing expert Thomas Franken augments the Tesvolt team

Wittenberg, 8 January 2019 — The beginning of January marks the addition of Thomas Franken, a native of Germany’s Rhineland region, as Tesvolt’s Senior Director of International Marketing. Following stints as a marketing director at SolarEdge, Q CELLS and Hanwha Solar, Franken wishes to boost the international growth of Tesvolt, already a leading manufacturer of storage systems for industry and...

Tesvolt receives EU funding for high-voltage storage system

Brussels, Belgium/Wittenberg, Germany, 4 December 2018 – Tesvolt, a manufacturer of storage systems for industry and commerce, is to receive 2.15 million euros in EU funding. The European Union believes that Tesvolt’s high-voltage storage system has the potential to change the power storage market. The German company will now receive support under the EU’s SME instrument, enabling it to mass-produce its lithium high-voltage storage systems and launch them on the market worldwide. A total of 1,658 businesses from across Europe applied for phase II funding under the SME instrument....

First municipal storage system project in the UK

West Sussex, 31 October 2018 — The first municipal battery storage system project in the UK has been installed in the county of West Sussex. The solar farm has a 7.4-megawatt (MW) output and stabilizes the power grid together with a 4.4-MW lithium storage system from German manufacturer Tesvolt. Thanks to the high-voltage storage system, the local government earns additional money with grid services. Thus, the system runs completely free of subsidies. It was commissioned mid of October at a 35-hectare former landfill site in Westhampnett and the test runs have finished successfully....

Tesvolt storage system caps power peaks at Oktoberfest

Munich/Wittenberg, 2 October 2018 — At Oktoberfest in Munich, a Tesvolt high-voltage storage system is helping to keep down electricity costs in the largest tent, the Festzelt Tradition. Peaks in consumption previously led to high costs for the tent’s owners, but are now covered by a lithium battery storage system with an output of 70 kilowatt hours (kWh).

Tesvolt wins German Entrepreneur Award

Wittenberg/Berlin, Germany, 12 September 2018 – Tesvolt, a manufacturer of storage systems for industry and commerce, has won the renowned German Entrepreneur Award. The distinction was handed over to the Wittenberg-based company yesterday at an award ceremony

Tesvolt and Unlimited Energy win The smarter E Award

Munich, June 21, 2018 - Battery storage manufacturer Tesvolt and project developer Unlimited Energy were awarded “The smarter E Award” for a project realized in South-West Australia. The avocado farm in Pemberton has already been operated on battery power only for the last 660 days. The energy concept for the farm includes a 53 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic system that simultaneously feeds a 160 kWh saltwater battery system as well as a 48 kWh Tesvolt energy storage system. The farm is completely self-sufficient and is operated without connection to the power grid.

Tesvolt and Wemag cooperate in the battery storage sector

Wittenberg/Schwerin, 11 June 2018 – Utility company WEMAG is launching the Germany-wide distribution of Tesvolt commercial storage systems. Tesvolt, the storage system experts from Wittenberg, beat competitors to be chosen as WEMAG’s supplier for large commercial storage systems. These systems make it possible to store the electricity produced by, for example, solar or wind power installations on farms, factories or car showrooms at an average cost of just 9 euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh).

Tesvolt nominated for the German Entrepreneur Award

Wittenberg/Berlin, 5 June 2018 – The commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt has been nominated for the renowned German Entrepreneur Award. The panel of judges has named the Wittenberg-based company as one of the top three finalists in the Rising Star category, rating it as being among the most successful start-ups in Germany of recent years. The German Entrepreneur Award is presented by ZDF, stern, Sparkasse and Porsche.

Tesvolt high-voltage storage system has been nominated for the ees AWARD

Wittenberg/Munich, 16 May 2018 – The Tesvolt high-voltage storage system has been shortlisted for the ees AWARD. The manufacturer from Wittenberg (Germany) has launched a storage system which is exceptionally economical: the TS HV 70. The levelized cost of storage (LCOS) is a mere 9 euro cents. With its outstanding total system efficiency of 92 percent and a lifespan of up to 30 years, this high-voltage storage system certainly pays off. The ees AWARD, which honours the most pioneering products for electricity storage each year, will be presented on 20 June at ees Europe, the continent’s...

TESVOLT expands sales activities in UK and Ireland

Wittenberg/London, 25 April 2018 – On 1 April, Lawrie Wilson joined the TESVOLT team to help boost international sales. As Area Manager, he will be responsible for the growing market in the UK and Ireland. Mr Wilson previously worked as a market entry expert and consultant for the battery divisions of the companies Saft, Leclanché and Ricardo.

TESVOLT unveils new Outdoor battery system

Wittenberg/Düsseldorf, 13 March 2018 – The battery storage system manufacturer TESVOLT is introducing its new Outdoor system at Energy Storage Europe in Düsseldorf. The battery storage system features a particularly stable double-walled aluminium shell and offers a compact and economical solution relative to battery containers. This makes the TS HV 70 Outdoor particularly well suited for supplying power to electric vehicle charging stations outdoors and at sites where space is limited.

TESVOLT makes a commitment to tradespeople

Wittenberg, 30 January 2018 – Since 1 December 2017, the battery manufacturer TESVOLT has been selling its products to technicians and installers as part of a two-step sales process. The shorter sales channel makes it possible for tradespeople to purchase storage systems directly from TESVOLT and benefit from direct assistance and support during project planning. In order to ...

TESVOLT delivers high-voltage storage systems around the globe for 9 cents

Wittenberg, 04 December 2017 – TESVOLT has begun delivery of the new TS HV 70 generation of high-voltage storage systems, which store energy even more efficiently than before. To enable installers to compare different storage systems reliably and transparently, TESVOLT is also now offering an LCOS calculator on its website. This can be used to calculate and compare the actual costs per kilowatt hour stored (levelized cost of storage, LCOS) – making it the very first online tool to offer such a clear and comprehensive comparison.

TESVOLT opts for Porsche battery expert

Wittenberg, 26 September 2017 – On 1 October 2017, Dr Victor Schäfer will take up his post as Vice President - Research & Development at the battery storage system manufacturer TESVOLT. In the newly created role, Schäfer, who previously spent five years in the automotive industry, will optimise quality assurance processes and apply them to the development of new products.

TESVOLT fits Alpine cabin in Tyrol with off-grid battery storage system

Wittenberg/Mieming, 19 September 2017 – The commercial storage system manufacturer TESVOLT has supplied a battery storage system for the Coburger Hütte mountain refuge owned by the German Alpine Club (DAV) in Tyrol, Austria. The storage system, with a capacity of 77 kilowatt hours (kWh), replaces the old lead-acid battery and increases the solar power consumption of the cabin, which is fitted with a 16 kilowatt peak (kWp) solar power system. The entire energy supply installation is tailored to meet the DAV’s stringent environmental and sustainability criteria for mountain regions.

TESVOLT storage secures power supply to the world exhibition in Kazakhstan

Wittenberg / Astana, August 28, 2017 - At the first world exhibition in Central Asia, the storage manufacturer TESVOLT provides a lithium-ion storage. On the spot, the 198 kW capacity of the storage increases the private consumption of the solar system on the roof of the central pavilion.

TESVOLT’s online calculator tool determines the most cost-efficient storage solution for peak load capping

Wittenberg, 25. May 2017 – With the relaunch of the tesvolt.com website, the storage manufacturer TESVOLT is introducing a free tool for calculating the most cost-efficient storage solution for capping load peaks. From now on, installers and end customers can go online to determine the optimal configuration for a storage system, which improves load management and thus reduces the electricity costs for commercial and industrial companies; all in just a few clicks.

TESVOLT and SMA Solar Technology AG are teaming up in the commercial and industrial battery storage sector

Wittenberg, Germany, 29 May 2017 – Storage system manufacturer TESVOLT is set to unveil its new TS HV 70 high-voltage lithium storage system at Intersolar 2017. The new system features a battery voltage of between 575 and 1,000 volts and has been optimised for use with 3-phase SMA battery inverters. A service life of up to 30 years and the use of especially efficient power electronics and cell technology make the storage system particularly cost effective.

Intersolar: TESVOLT presents new megawatt container storage system TPS

Wittenberg, 10 May 2017 – Storage system manufacturer TESVOLT is set to unveil its new TESVOLT Power Storage (TPS) lithium battery storage container at Intersolar 2017. The system employs a newly developed container module which offers highly flexible installation in both indoor and outdoor environments, and also protects the storage unit effectively from external influences. A service life of 30 years and 8,000 charge cycles makes investment in the new battery storage system particularly worthwhile for industrial applications.

TESVOLT expands international sales

Wittenberg, Germany 26. April 2017 – Michael Geib (48) has been appointed Vice President Global Sales at TESVOLT, a battery storage system producer, in order to expand international sales. This position has been created to open up new distribution channels for lithium-ion storage systems produced by the Wittenberg-based company. Mr Geib, who has over 13 years of experience in the energy industry, is due to take up office on 1 June 2017. This will see TESVOLT expand its international business, which mainly focuses on commercial, as well as off-grid applications.

Tesvolt receives growth capital from the state of Saxony-Anhalt

Magdeburg/Wittenberg (Germany), 28 March 2017 – IBG Risikokapitalfonds III (IBG), managed by bmp Beteiligungsmanagement AG (bmp), is investing several million Euros in commercial storage system manufacturer TESVOLT. The young company from Wittenberg develops and produces lithium battery-storage systems for commercial customers. The IBG investments will go towards the further development of TESVOLT technology. In addition, the production lines will be expanded to be able to meet increased demand. Further resources will be used to finance national and international marketing and sales activities

Tesvolt develops next-generation storage system using Samsung SDI batteries

Düsseldorf/Germany, 14 March 2017 – The commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt collaborated with Samsung SDI to develop a high-voltage storage system which is setting new standards for safety and also boasts a 30 year lifespan. The battery contains Samsung SDI’s new prismatic lithium cells, which BMW recently introduced into their electric cars, thereby almost doubling their range. Each cell is monitored individually to ensure the maximum level of safety. A new cell balancing concept, which for the first time optimises the charging currents not only between the cells within each batter

Tesvolt awarded Hugo Junkers Prize for technical innovation

Wittenberg/Magdeburg, 15 December 2016 – Commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt has today been awarded the Hugo Junkers Prize for its intelligent battery management system. The Wittenberg-based company came first in the “Most Innovative Product Development” category, ahead of 42 other contenders. The judging panel was particularly impressed by the energy storage unit’s high cell balancing efficiency of 92 percent and its long lifespan, which is made possible by Tesvolt’s proprietary battery management system.

Tesvolt and Africa Green Tec to provide solar power to 250,000 Malians

Wittenberg, Hainburg/Germany, 22.11.2016 – The German firm Tesvolt, which manufactures commercial storage systems, has entered into an exclusive cooperation agreement with the start-up Africa Green Tec. Tesvolt is supplying lithium storage systems for 50 solar containers with a total capacity of 3 megawatt-hours (MWh), enabling a reliable power supply in 25 villages in Mali. The 40-foot containers each have a 37–45 kWp photovoltaic system and a 60 kWh battery storage system and provide energy for €0.20 per kilowatt-hour (kWh). Before, the villagers had to pay up to €1.50 per kWh for energy pro

TESVOLT supplies Rwanda with the world’s largest off-grid battery system

June 14, 2016 – The German commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt has been awarded the contract to supply the world’s largest decentralized off-grid storage system , which acts as a mini-grid during power cuts. The company is set to deliver a lithium storage system with a total capacity of 2.68 megawatt-hours (MWh) which will provide water pumps in an agricultural project in Rwanda’s Eastern Province with emergency power. The 3.3 MW solar power plant and the storage system are being engineered and constructed by the international system integrator IdeemaSun energy.

Tesvolt is the new commercial storage system supplier for SegenSolar

Wittenberg/Germany, May 17, 2016 — The German wholesaler SegenSolar has joined forces with the manufacturer Tesvolt for commercial storage systems of 30 kWh and above. SegenSolar, an affiliate of the UK’s largest photovoltaic wholesaler, Segen Ltd, is now supplying Tesvolt’s lithium energy storage systems via its online portal and from several distribution branches around the world. SegenSolar additionally offers support to installers during the planning stages.

SMA and TESVOLT Cooperate in the Battery-Storage System Sector

Niestetal, March 17, 2016 – SMA Solar Technology AG cooperates with commercial storage system manufacturer TESVOLT. SMA has now qualified TESVOLT’s lithium storage system for use with the SMA Sunny Island battery inverter. The combined system of battery and battery inverter can be used in PV systems, CHP plants and wind power plants as well as in hydroelectric power plants. It enables companies in the commercial sector to sustainably and cost-effectively reduce their energy costs.

The production line of TESVOLT has been successfully certified by TÜV Rheinland

Wittenberg, December 18th, 2015: No matter ifresearch and development, manufacturing, planningor marketing-all processes of TESVOLT have been and will be reviewed continuously and systematically. For the success ful implementation of thequality management system throughout the company, TESVOLT received the "ISO certification 9001: 2008" provided by TUV Rheinland.

TESVOLT commissions lithium storage container (TLC) in Russia

The 12/11/2015 was a special day by the River Volga, when CTO Simon Schandert commissioned the first TESVOLT lithium storage container in Russia.

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