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INFICON Unveils Technology To Combat Electric Vehicle Battery Fires

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

DETROIT, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --INFICON has introduced technology that will allow automakers and battery suppliers to reliably check critically important EV battery cells for dangerous leaks.

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  • DETROIT, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --INFICON has introduced technology that will allow automakers and battery suppliers to reliably check critically important EV battery cells for dangerous leaks.
  • Billions of lithium-ion battery cells are produced annually and more than five percent are estimated to have small undetected leaks that could affect battery life or cause vehicle fires.
  • The company's new leak-detection systems recently were shown for the first time in North America at The Battery Show in Novi, Michigan.
  • Under development for the past four years, INFICON's ELT3000's spectrometer technology can help assure extended EV battery life of up to 10 years or more, reduce warranty costs and help guard against dangerous battery fires, Parker noted.

Battery Resourcers Secures $70 Million in New Funding

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company,today announced the closing of its latest mid-round funding totalling $70 million.

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  • WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company,today announced the closing of its latest mid-round funding totalling $70 million.
  • In response to increased demand for sustainable battery production, Battery Resourcers will also expand commercial plants that will be operational in the U.S. and in Europe by the end of 2022.
  • "Compared to battery recycling operators, Battery Resourcers' technology is a game changer for the entire industry.
  • To discover the Battery Resourcers battery recycling and material process, and to learn more about its funding plans, visit https://www.batteryresourcers.com/.

Battery Resourcers Secures $70 Million in New Funding

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company, today announced the closing of its latest mid-round funding totalling $70 million. The company will use this latest funding round to advance and expand the industry's most sustainable, cutting-edge closed loop material production technology that accepts mixed input of scrap batteries and end of life batteries to produce cathode material. In response to increased demand for sustainable battery production, Battery Resourcers will also expand commercial plants that will be operational in the U.S. and in Europe by the end of 2022.

Key Points: 
  • WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Battery Resourcers , a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company,today announced the closing of its latest mid-round funding totalling $70 million.
  • In response to increased demand for sustainable battery production, Battery Resourcers will also expand commercial plants that will be operational in the U.S. and in Europe by the end of 2022.
  • "Compared to battery recycling operators, Battery Resourcers' technology is a game changer for the entire industry.
  • To discover the Battery Resourcers battery recycling and material process, and to learn more about its funding plans, visit https://www.batteryresourcers.com/.

Blue Bear Capital Closes Oversubscribed $150 Million Fund for Data-Driven Technologies in Energy, Infrastructure, and Climate

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Like Blue Bears first fund, the new fund will focus on digital technologies making an outsized impact in markets including wind, solar, the electric grid, EV infrastructure, transportation, and energy-intensive industries.

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  • Like Blue Bears first fund, the new fund will focus on digital technologies making an outsized impact in markets including wind, solar, the electric grid, EV infrastructure, transportation, and energy-intensive industries.
  • Trillions of dollars will be spent to scale renewable energy, modernize infrastructure, and secure sustainable supply chains, said Blue Bear partner Ernst Sack.
  • As specialists we believe in a high conviction, concentrated approach to portfolio construction, said Blue Bear partner Vaughn Blake.
  • Blue Bear is a venture capital and early growth equity firm driving the expansion of digital technologies into multibillion-dollar verticals across the energy, infrastructure, and climate industries.

WiTricity Recognized in Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Awards for Making Strides in Mobility

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

WiTricity , the company pioneering wireless charging, today announced it has been recognized in the Mobility category of Fast Companys 2021 Innovation by Design awards.

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  • WiTricity , the company pioneering wireless charging, today announced it has been recognized in the Mobility category of Fast Companys 2021 Innovation by Design awards.
  • It would be impossible to imagine a city for tomorrow without taking transportation into account, said Alex Gruzen, CEO of WiTricity.
  • For more, check out WiTricity featured online and in the October issue of Fast Company magazine, on newsstands September 28, 2021.
  • WiTricity is the global industry leader in wireless charging, powering a sustainable future of mobility that is electric and autonomous.

EVgo Celebrates 300,000 Customer Account Milestone

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

EVgo is that brand and the 300,000 customer account milestone demonstrates it, said Cathy Zoi, CEO of EVgo.

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  • EVgo is that brand and the 300,000 customer account milestone demonstrates it, said Cathy Zoi, CEO of EVgo.
  • In recent months, EVgo has expanded its suite of network innovations to enhance the EV driving experience with new high power chargers, kWh pricing, and other benefits for its customers, including the EVgo Plus subscription plan, the EVgo Rewards program and EVgo Reservations .
  • Create an EVgo account at EVgo.com or by downloading the EVgo app, if you dont have one already!
  • 300 EVgo Rewards points will be added to users accounts that have provided EVgo with their EVgo account information after the promotion period has ended.

AmpUp Adds Powerhouse Ventures As Strategic Investor

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Electric vehicle charging provider AmpUp has secured additional capital from leading cleantech investment firm Powerhouse Ventures .

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  • CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Electric vehicle charging provider AmpUp has secured additional capital from leading cleantech investment firm Powerhouse Ventures .
  • Powerhouse joins Goodyear ($GT), TechNexus, Foothill Ventures, and other firms in AmpUp's latest funding round.
  • Powerhouse Ventures is a seed-stage venture fund that backs founding teams building innovative software to rapidly transform our global energy and mobility systems.
  • "We're proud to partner with distinguished investor Powerhouse Ventures as we move into our next phase of growth," said CEO of AmpUp Thomas Sun.

Ideanomics to Give Keynote Presentation at 2021 MOVE America

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Energica announced this week their plans to more than double their footprint in the United States by the end of 2021, supported by their partnership with Ideanomics Mobility and Capital divisions.

Key Points: 
  • Energica announced this week their plans to more than double their footprint in the United States by the end of 2021, supported by their partnership with Ideanomics Mobility and Capital divisions.
  • If interested in speaking with a member of the Ideanomics executive team while at MOVE America, please contact allison@skyya.com .
  • Ideanomics is a global company focused on the convergence of financial services and industries experiencing technological disruption.
  • Together, Ideanomics Mobility and Ideanomics Capital provide global customers and partners with leading technologies and services designed to improve transparency, efficiency, and accountability, and shareholders with the opportunity to participate in high-potential, growth industries.

Driivz and Hubject Join Forces to Deliver Seamless Plug & Charge EV Experience

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:00am

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Driivz , the leading end-to-end EV charging and smart energy management software platform, today announced a cooperation with Hubject , the world's largest eRoaming provider, to deliver a seamless Plug & Charge EV experience based on ISO 15118.

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  • TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Driivz , the leading end-to-end EV charging and smart energy management software platform, today announced a cooperation with Hubject , the world's largest eRoaming provider, to deliver a seamless Plug & Charge EV experience based on ISO 15118.
  • The protocol enables Plug & Charge, where the EV driver plugs the vehicle into the charge point.
  • The Plug & Charge standard allows drivers to plug in at a public station and start charging without any need to swipe a credit card or tap a touchscreen.
  • As a forerunner of innovative charging technologies, Hubject is thrilled to have global EV charging management leader Driivz and the top-notch charging infrastructure provider Mer on board.

EO Charging Bolsters Business Development Team With Key Executive Hires to Further Drive International Growth

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:00am

Earlier this year EO was ranked number 27 on the FTs list of Europes fastest growing companies, the highest-ranked business in the EV sector.

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  • Earlier this year EO was ranked number 27 on the FTs list of Europes fastest growing companies, the highest-ranked business in the EV sector.
  • With a bolstered team and blue-chip clients such as Amazon, DHL, Go-Ahead, Tesco and Uber on its books, EO expects substantial growth again in 2021.
  • The new additions to our business development team will help us realise this ambition as we accelerate our international growth plans.
  • EO Charging previously announced an agreement for a business combination with First Reserve Sustainable Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FRSG), which is expected to result in EO Charging becoming a public company listed on the NASDAQ exchange.