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NRStor Inc. Announces Equity Investment from Labourers’ Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada

NRStor Inc. Announces Equity Investment from Labourers’ Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada TORONTO, February 6, 2017 – NRStor Inc., a Toronto-based energy storage project developer, is pleased to announce it has received an $11 million equity financing commitment as well as access to $200 million in additional capital in support of its project […]

NRStor Welcomes Ted Leonard as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

We at NRStor are excited to announce that Ted Leonard is joining our company as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Ted is an intrepid leader focused on driving exceptional business performance.  He has a proven track record in delivering on key strategic priorities while ensuring strong financial performance. Ted was previously the […]

NRStor Vice-President Jason Rioux Uses Recycled Shipping Containers to Create an Off-Grid Family Cabin

 Authored by TRACY HANES, “‘Octopod home is made of shipping containers” originally published in the Toronto Star.   Imagine living off-grid, in recycled shipping containers laid out in the shape of a spider that keep out bugs — and burglars — in the woods. Jason Rioux and his family do just that. By using the recycled material […]

Flywheel Energy Storage

The Minto flywheel project in Ontario is a “mechanical battery” that stores electricity in the form of kinetic energy — one ingenious solution to the search for the “holy grail” of the electricity system.

Former Home Depot head searches for a sustainable Canada

Verschuren is best known for her 15-year stint as president of Home Depot Canada. But she’s a person of many parts, and one of them is green. The new company is NRStor, a Toronto energy storage start-up that Verschuren co-founded. And she helps head the Smart Prosperity initiative, a coalition determined to put Canada’s economy on a more productive and environmentally sustainable path.

NRStor CEO Annette Verschuren Launches Book “Bet On Me”

Annette Verschuren’s book “Bet On Me” has now been released. In Bet On Me, entrepreneur Annette Verschuren lays out her surprising and inspiring philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy: tenacity, the willingness to embrace risk and an unwavering commitment to remain true to yourself, no matter how unorthodox you may seem.

IESO selects NRStor to deliver Fuel-Free Compressed Air Energy Storage Capacity Services

Today NRStor Inc., a leading energy storage developer, owner and operator, was selected by Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to deliver compressed air energy storage (CAES) capacity services to the grid. NRStor has partnered with a cutting edge technology developer of fuel-free compressed air energy storage systems to develop their advanced energy storage technology on an underground salt cavern in Southwestern Ontario. When operational, this will be the largest commercial CAES project in Canada.