North Carolina — FlexGen, the leading Energy Management System (EMS) provider and a leading advanced energy storage system integrator, and Linxon, a world-class Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) leader with focus on energy storage, renewables, and substations, have announced a collaboration agreement.
This partnership is set to significantly improve the landscape of the energy storage sector, providing complete solutions in a market that demands constant innovation, efficiency, and speed. This strategic alliance will address key customer pain points in the delivery of battery energy storage capacity by offering competitive pricing, improved lead times, and reduced complexity of coordination. The partnership will come into effect this November 2023, announced today at the Reuters Energy Storage Conference.
Nicolas Sanloup, President, and Managing Director of the Americas at Linxon, said: “Linxon’s extensive experience in engineering, procurement, and construction with FlexGen’s innovative approach to energy storage solutions marks a transformative moment in our industry. By embracing the intricate demands of the energy storage market, we’re not just streamlining processes and ensuring efficient delivery. We’re also catalyzing tangible value for our investors, landowners, and grid operators, driving economic and environmental dividends that will resonate across the region.”
Yann Brandt, Chief Commercial Officer at FlexGen, highlighted the strategic foresight of the alliance: “Our collaboration with Linxon reinforces our shared commitment to deliver resilient and reliable energy storage solutions. By providing a better way to deploy energy storage projects, FlexGen and Linxon are positioned to exceed the current and future demands of the energy storage sector, driving innovation and project execution excellence.”
In response to the growing demand for adaptable and efficient energy storage solutions, the agreement between FlexGen and Linxon addresses the urgent need for more flexible, reliable, and efficient energy storage solutions. They aim to introduce unparalleled flexibility in design and execution, competitive pricing, and reduced delivery timelines, directly meeting the critical requirements of the energy market.
This partnership transforms FlexGen and Linxon into a one-stop-shop solution provider: FlexGen contributes its leading EMS operating system software and extensive network and access to key, diversified battery technologies, while Linxon brings expertise in engineering, construction, and procurement of all hardware and services involved in the development of battery energy storage facilities. Together, they will leverage their collective strengths to ensure improved lead times, particularly around High Voltage (HV) equipment, significantly enhancing supply chain reliability and project execution timelines.
This strategic shift marks a milestone for FlexGen and Linxon and signals a broader trend towards enhanced grid modernization and energy transition efforts in North America.