GE’s unique energy storage innovation
Durathon’s long life, abuse tolerance and deep cycling an ideal fit for emerging market telecoms
One of the most talked about advanced energy equipment innovations in the past year has been the Durathon battery from GE Energy Storage. TowerXchange wanted to understand the unique capabilities of this potential game-changing innovation, how the battery was performing in the field, and how widespread deployment may be within the next year.
TowerXchange: How does the technology and capabilities of the Durathon sodium nickel chloride battery differ from the lead acid and lithium based energy storage solutions currently in use on most African cell sites?
Peter Kalish, Product Manager Telecom, GE Energy Storage:
Durathon Battery technology is based on an advanced industrial battery design engineered to meet the growing need for safe, reliable and high performance energy storage for both stationary and motive applications.