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There is no question that we are at an inflection point for a clean-energy transition. The public’s enthusiasm has been captured. We’ve seen the emergence of passionate young activists and aggressive carbon reduction goals and mandates adopted by governments, legislatures, commissions, municipalities and corporations.
Pintail Power is one of seven start-ups invited to showcase its offerings in the Initiate! Hub at the 2019 Power Gen International conference in New Orleans. Pintail Power will introduce the Energy Storage Combined Cycle (ESCC). This long-duration hybrid energy storage technology enables operators of combustion turbines to leverage excess low-cost renewable energy to cut …
U.S. Patent No. 10,473,029 for Liquid Air Power and Storage will issue on 11/12/ 2019
Advanced Clean Energy Summit“Evolving into a Balanced Global Energy Portfolio” September 16-17 2019 | Curtis Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA This collaborative environment provided attendees the tools and knowledge to help their organizations overcome challenges and shape the future of clean energy around the world. Participants benefited from sessions, discussions, and panels on clean energy in …
JULY 17, 2019: European patent issued for Liquid Air Power and Storage carbon capture
Pintail Power has announced a new patented technology that combines solar and conventional power generation with molten salt thermal energy storage to deliver low-carbon dispatchable power. The result is the production of more than ten times as much solar energy as in previous Integrated Solar Combined Cycle power plants, delivery of solar-generated energy, and Gigawatt-hour scale storage.
January 30, 2018: US patent issued for Electrically heated thermal energy storage
There has been a lot of talk lately about renewable energy not being up to the task of supplying reliable baseload power. The sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow, detractors claim, so how can utility companies expect to rely on either? Pintail Power, based in Silicon Valley, says its new patented Dispatchable Solar Combined Cycle technology is the answer.