DropBox Inc. Containerized Grid Stabilization Units Discussed
Over the last year or so DropBox Inc. has been working tirelessly to work with a number of partners on a containerized grid stabilization unit that will help improve power grids around the world. Some of these units have recently been pictured in an article on SmartGridNews.com.
DropBox Inc. has noted the construction of these units in Blogs over the past year and was pleased to find that our newest line of portable shipping container modifications are recieving more recognition.
These Containerized Energy modules contain huge lithium-ion battery arrays capable of storing large amounts of energy; power conditioning systems contain SSD Drives’ gear, which connects to a power grid and tells the energy modules when to store power and when to release power.
“If we can establish these units at grids, they’ll help reduce power surges, and we won’t have blackouts,” DropBox general manager Matthew Vonderheide said. “Our coal plants will be able to load power slowly and not ramp up fast by using stored power from these units. And obviously this will promote renewable energy sources, as it can quite easily be made to store wind or solar energy. (It’s) like storing sunshine in a can.”
The article in its entirity can be found online at the SmartGridNews.com. For more information on these Containerized Energy Modules feel free to contact us and check back as our shipping container modification blog is regularly updated.