UF startup RedoxBlox recently received $8,936,778 in funding from the California Energy Commission as part of a long-duration energy storage project aimed at improving resilience and reliability among low-income and disadvantaged communities, including Native American tribes. RedoxBlox is one of many deployment projects being funded through the CEC with the goal of accelerating commercialization of and validating the capability of long-duration energy storage (LDES) technologies.
RedoxBlox provides energy storage solutions that replace natural gas and fossil fuel combustion with electrification and thermochemical energy storage. The company was founded by former UF professors James Klausner and Joerg Petrasch. The company specializes in heat transfer technologies and is focused on accelerating the adoption of sustainable energy storage systems.Learn more about this award Optimizing Long-Duration Energy Storage To Improve Resilience and Reliability in Disadvantaged and Low-Income Communities and Native American Tribes.