September 4th, 2015
This week’s “Top 5” includes a $6.18 million contract by the DOE for Saft to develop a new battery, the acquisition of Seeo by Bosch, Eos planning to expand internationally next year, a 500 kW flywheel project in Kenya for ABB and a partnership between Aquion and Eguana.

Top 5

  1. « Saft America Inc. announced it received a competitively bid, $6.13 million award from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for 12-volt stop-start battery technology development. The contract includes a 50 percent cost-share by Saft. »
  1. « Bosch has acquired Silicon Valley battery startup Seeo. Seeo has been attempting to move from lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathodes towards nickel cobalt aluminium (NCA) to keep ahead of competition. »
  1. Eos Energy Storage is planning to expand internationally in the second half of 2016 and is looking at opportunities in Australia, India, South Africa and Europe.
  1. ABB has won an order from Socabelec East Africa Ltd. to design, supply and install a 500kW PowerStore flywheel-based microgrid stabilization solution for the Marsabit wind farm in northern Kenya.
  1. « Aquion Energy and Eguana Technologies announced a technology partnership. Under the partnership, the companies will jointly market and support the combined solution to system integrators, OEMs, and other companies deploying energy storage systems. »

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