SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EPC Power Corp. (EPC), an innovator in energy storage power conversion technologies, provides the power conversion technology for use within the latest generation of the Lockheed Martin GridStar® storage system. Lockheed Martin's GridStar® is a high-quality, compact, turnkey energy storage system with the ability to shift load demand in time, improve grid stability, provide backup power and more. GridStar® is fully factory commissioned, easy to install and boasts a footprint equivalent to a typical vehicle parking space. Lockheed Martin recently deployed its newest generation of GridStar®, available in a range of power and energy levels up to 500 kW and 1350 kWhr.
Today, GridStar® energy storage systems are in use across Canada and the United States. Lockheed Martin relies on EPC's conversion technology to maximize their performance under a wide range of grid conditions. The first-generation GridStar® system utilized EPC's 375 kW inverter. Building on the success of those systems, the latest GridStar® system incorporates a choice of EPC's 500 kW or 250 kW inverters, enabling GridStar® to meet increasing performance demands in the field.
"We're proud to play a role in the success and share in the excitement of GridStar®, and to have supplied Lockheed Martin with premium power conversion since the first commercial GridStar® systems were introduced to the market," says Allan Abela, EPC's Chief Commercial Officer. "The ongoing GridStar® partnership is a vote of confidence from Lockheed Martin, and it will help bring the benefits of EPC's conversion technology to more users globally."
Lockheed Martin Energy's GridStar® product portfolio includes GridStar® Lithium for short and medium duration applications and GridStar® Flow for longer duration applications.
Earlier this year, Lockheed Martin recognized 19 suppliers, including EPC, that made exemplary contributions to its business area's products and services in 2017. Lockheed Martin works with nearly 9,000 businesses.
For more information about EPC inverters and the company's extensive line of power conversion technology products — all made in San Diego County, Calif. — please call +1.858.748.5590.
About EPC Power Corp.
EPC Power creates innovative power conversion products that are stable, powerful and compact. The firm's field of excellence is the development of globally competitive high-power, high-density electrical conversion systems with a power range of ~100 kilowatts to multi-MW utility scale. EPC products are used in a variety of applications including distributed generation, microgrid, transportation, renewable energy, industrial manufacturing and more. Based in San Diego, EPC Power engineers and manufactures its commercial power conversion technology for use around the world. EPC's products are NRTL certified to UL standards for use across North America. Visit www.epcpower.com to learn more.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. This year the company received three Edison Awards for ground-breaking innovations in autonomy, satellite technology and directed energy.
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