(Sarnia, ON) November 25, 2019Convergent Energy + Power (Convergent), a leading independent developer of energy storage solutions in North America, today announced that the 21 MWh of industrial battery storage systems under construction at two Shell Canada Products facilities in Ontario are now operational. Convergent is the largest operator of energy storage solutions in Ontario with over 40 MW in service.

The energy storage projects are a joint venture between Convergent and Shell New Energies, designed to reduce the consumption of energy for the facilities by one-third of typical demand while increasing the reliability and long-term sustainability of the grid. The projects are located at Brockville Lubricants Plant and Sarnia Manufacturing Centre.

“We’re proud to work with the innovative team at Shell New Energies to create value for Shell Canada Products facilities while providing long-term benefits to the grid,” said Convergent SVP of Business Development Toby Tiktinsky. “We’re looking forward to providing Convergent’s results-driven approach to energy management in Ontario to commercial and industrial facilities across North America.”

Convergent will operate the energy storage systems to reduce the amount of electricity the facilities use during grid peak periods using its proprietary asset management platform, PEAK IQ™.Convergent’s energy storage solutions are available to existing Shell Energy North America customers in Canada.