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Co-Founder and Lead Software Engineer, Reliable Energy Analytics LLC

Dick Brooks is the inventor of patent 11,374,961: METHODS FOR VERIFICATION OF SOFTWARE OBJECT AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY and the Software Assurance Guardian™ (SAG ™) Point Man™ (SAG-PM™) software...

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  • Feb 2, 2021

In my opinion, Powin is the most innovative  Battery Storage provider for Bulk Electric Storage (Battery) systems in this list.

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Matt Chester on Feb 2, 2021

What makes Powin stand out to you, Dick? 

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Richard Brooks on Feb 3, 2021

Thanks for asking, Matt. I find Powin to be more nimble/adaptable than the bigger names in the industry. For example, in this article you'll see that Powin was already aware of the issues that caused the Arizona battery meltdown, before the final report came out and had taken steps to address the problems starting a year before the final report was issued. This is the kind of nimble, innovative approach that separates Powin from all the other grid scale battery makers. They are proactive and innovative, IMO.

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Matt Chester on Feb 3, 2021

Great to see proactivity-- in an industry that has a lot of innovation taking place, it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd!

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Richard Brooks on Feb 4, 2021

They are a small company with superior technical talent. I suspect that Tesla is watching them closely.

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