Blackstone acquires battery energy storage pioneer, NRStor C&I

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Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners have completed the acquisition of NRStor C&I L.P. . NRStor is a Toronto-based developer of battery storage solutions, targeting scale storage deployment opportunities in North America. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

NRStor has over 200 MWh of operational, in-construction and contracted projects in the rapidly growing battery storage market. The company provides storage solutions to customers across North America through a turn-key build, own and operate business model. NRStor is a market leader in its home market of Ontario, Canada, and has expanded into the United States by leveraging its scalable platform built to adapt to new market constructs and opportunities.

“Battery storage will play an important role in the North American power grid and be critical to achieving ambitious renewable targets,” said Bilal Khan, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Energy Partners. “NRStor is a pioneer in energy storage and we look forward to helping the leadership team further build out the company’s platform to reach new markets and opportunities.”

“We are extremely excited about the new partnership with Blackstone and the opportunity to further accelerate our growth and solidify our mission to provide end users and utilities with innovative storage solutions,” said Moe Hajabed, Founder and CEO of NRStor. “Blackstone brings both the scale and the deep understanding of the renewable power and utility markets that will help us significantly expand our platform and deliver reliable, clean energy to more communities across North America. We look forward to this new chapter of our growth.”

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