EnSync acquires DCfusion for microgrids, ancillary markets

EnSync, which develops DER systems and internet of energy (IOE) control platforms for the utility, commercial, industrial and multi-tenant building markets, will gain depth in DC system engineering design, consulting and policy for microgrid solutions. DCfusion also will bring expertise in other vertical market applications including data centers, cable and telecom, off-grid communities, critical infrastructure resiliency, and big box architecture.

EnSync currently detains proprietary DC power control hardware, energy management software, and energy storage technologies so that it can deliver fully integrated systems providing for efficient design, procurement, commissioning, and operations.

“EnSync Energy has extensive experience in DER system design and integration, and DCfusion’s ability to aggressively drive differentiated capabilities to target markets furthers EnSync Energy’s value chain expertise, and opens up a consulting services revenue stream for the company,” said Brad Hansen, President and CEO of EnSync Energy Systems.

DCfusion will operate as a subsidiary of EnSync, Inc., similar to its Holu Energy subsidiary, and the acquisition is expected to be accretive to EnSync Energy within the calendar year.

EnSync Energy’s IOE control platform adapts to generation and load variables, as well as changes in utility prices and programs, to help customers balance behind-the-meter options against grid enhancement services. EnSync also provides power purchase agreements (PPAs).

EnSync Energy is a global corporation, with joint venture Meineng Energy in AnHui, China, and energy project development subsidiary Holu Energy LLC in Hawaii.

The principles of DCfusion are actively involved in influencing worldwide standards and codes, are frequent speakers at industry events, and hold chair and committee positions within numerous organizations, including the EMerge Alliance, NFPA/NEC, INTELEC, SCTE, IEEE and IEC.