VRB Energy Announces Final Commissioning of 12 Megawatt Hour Vanadium Flow Battery

Date: Jan 15, 2019

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sparton Resources Inc. (TSXV.SRI) (“Sparton” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that VRB Energy Inc. (“VRB”), in which the Company holds a significant indirect interest, reported, on January 11, 2019, the final  commissioning of Phase 1 of the 40 Megawatt Hour (“MWh”) vanadium-redox-battery energy-storage-system (VRB-ESS®) at Zaoyang, Hubei Province, China, with a 3 MW/12 MWh storage system commencing operation.

Phase 1 is part of the larger 40 Megawatt Hour energy storage project awarded to VRB in 2017 with construction beginning in 2018. (See Sparton News Release dated November 2, 2018, and VRB Energy News Release dated November 1, 2018).

The VRB-ESS is being used to integrate a large solar photovoltaic system into the local electricity grid, and the current 12Mwh installation is the largest VRB-ESS® built in China to date.

Building on the valuable experience gained from the execution of this project, VRB, the project investor, and all parties involved in the construction activities, are working closely in pursuing additional 100MW-class vanadium redox battery storage projects in Hubei, China.

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