Spiers New Technology, an Oklahoma based company specializing in energy storage systems for electric vehicles and grid support, is contributing to a Department of Energy research project at the University of Oklahoma with the donation of a WattTower battery energy storage system. Each WattTower is rated at 56 kWh capacity, 400 Vdc and 57 kW peak power.

The company installed and commissioned two batteries that will be used as distributed energy resources for a unique testbed being built at OU.