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Designed to Solve the Grid’s Biggest Challenges.

Grid-scale thermal energy storage solutions that proactively manage individual electric water heaters.

The patented software platform integrates with high-tech controllers in real-time, allowing utilities and property owners to manage electric water heaters effectively. Unlike legacy controllers, Armada Power’s 21st-century technology offers millisecond response times that unlock many benefits and applications designed to solve the grid’s biggest challenges.

  • 16+ patents
  • Over 12,000 devices deployed and operating 24/7, 365 in PJM’s RegD fast response frequency and capacity markets
  • 13 active programs across all utility segments
  • Approximately 32,000 contracted units
  • Deployed in 16 states and counting
  • New market entries in 2024

Our History

Founded in 2014, Armada Power commercializes technology initially developed at Battelle Memorial Institute, aiming to utilize underused assets for a cleaner, more reliable power grid. Prioritizing customer comfort, our team innovates solutions for utilities, builders, and real estate owners, leveraging cutting-edge research and technology for multiple uses while meeting end-user needs.

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2013

Battelle team achieves proof-of-concept for home water heater networking.

2014

Hawaiian Electric/EPRI test program demonstrates utility value.

2015

Armada Power formally spun out of Battelle. Initial pilot communities come online.

2016

Armada Power is acquired by a Columbus, OH-based energy services holding company.

2018

Armada Power actively operating in multi-family units.

2020

Deployed in IOU and Cooperative utilities to manage demand, TOU rates, and other energy products.

2021

Consumer app launched iOS and Android.

2022

Commercially available cellular functionality, deployed in over ten states and Canada, 17 patents and growing.

2023

Provides emergency grid support in response to extreme weather.

Meet Our Team

Raymond A. Pustinger, CEM, CDSM, CLEP, CLMC
President, CEO

Jason McCullough
Vice President, Product Technology

Devon Cordell
Director, Program Management

Dane Wolfe
Senior Director, Operations

Willie Allen
Senior Manager, Data & Asset Utilization

Dea Goldsmith
Director,  Marketing

Kit Hagen
Strategic Advisor

Teresa Ringenbach
Strategic Advisor