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ViZn Energy Systems Inc. has installed Z20, a 160 kWh zinc/iron flow battery, at Montana-based Flathead Electric Cooperative (FEC) for utility integration and testing.

According to ViZn, Z20 is an energy storage solution designed for microgrids, renewable integration and smart grid applications.

"The battery we have installed at our Kalispell campus will be used to run a number of applications to evaluate the benefit of grid-scale storage and how it can benefit our end users," says Mark Johnson, FEC's general manager. "Our efforts will be geared to proving the stability, safety and functionality of this new technology in concert with the technology experts at ViZn Energy."


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