01.03.17: Mixergy – Sensing, Storing and Sustaining Energy

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Mixergy is a spin-out company from the University of Oxford. Their ambition is to develop domestic energy storage capacity and facilitate its operation within the existing power distribution infrastructure. They are pursuing these goals by bringing to market a portfolio of design enhancements and innovations to existing technologies.

Pete Armstrong, Co-founder and CEO, is a design engineer who is currently investigating the potential application of thermal energy storage (TES) technologies to power systems to help mitigate the challenges that arise from intermittent energy sources. His D. Phil is aimed at examining different power system topologies which incorporate TES with a view to identifying the optimum combination of technologies that balance supply and demand whilst ensuring power quality is maintained.