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PolyPlus Develops Lithium-Metal Batteries Using Protected Lithium Electrode Technology

In the opening scene of the iconic movie of the 1960s, The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock, at a party to celebrate his college degree, is given one word of advice for his future: “Plastics.” Were young Benjamin to be receiving that advice today the word would be: “Batteries.”

Berkeley Lab spin-off company PolyPlus has created an entire line of lithium-metal batteries using their PLE te More

In the opening scene of the iconic movie of the 1960s, The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock, at a party to celebrate his college degree, is given one word of advice for his future: “Plastics.” Were young Benjamin to be receiving that advice today the word would be: “Batteries.”

Berkeley Lab spin-off company PolyPlus has created an entire line of lithium-metal batteries using their PLE te More

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USA: $4.5 million awarded for lithium battery research by Johnson Controls, PolyPlus

A Silicon Valley battery developer and Johnson Controls Inc. will team up to develop a water-based lithium-sulfur battery, the U.S. Energy Department announced.

PolyPlus Battery Co. of Berkeley, Calif., and Johnson Controls were awarded $4.5 million from the Advanced Research Projects-Energy, which announced funding for projects in 24 states this week.

The water-based lithium-sulfur More

A Silicon Valley battery developer and Johnson Controls Inc. will team up to develop a water-based lithium-sulfur battery, the U.S. Energy Department announced.

PolyPlus Battery Co. of Berkeley, Calif., and Johnson Controls were awarded $4.5 million from the Advanced Research Projects-Energy, which announced funding for projects in 24 states this week.

The water-based lithium-sulfur More

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Got A Battery Breakthrough? You Need Friends in Manufacturing

PolyPlus partners with Johnson Controls and Corning to commercialize energy dense lithium-water, lithium-air, and lithium-sulfur batteries.

PolyPlus—a tiny, 27-person battery startup—has decided it needs to learn the ropes of volume manufacturing in order to bring its technology to market.

Earlier this week, th More

PolyPlus partners with Johnson Controls and Corning to commercialize energy dense lithium-water, lithium-air, and lithium-sulfur batteries.

PolyPlus—a tiny, 27-person battery startup—has decided it needs to learn the ropes of volume manufacturing in order to bring its technology to market.

Earlier this week, th More

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USA: PolyPlus Awarded Nearly $9 Million by Department of Energy

PolyPlus to Work with Corning and Johnson Controls to Advance its Protected Lithium Electrode, the Key Element in its Lithium Metal Batteries, Readying it for Volume Manufacturing

BERKELEY, Calif., Jun 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — PolyPlus, a developer of high-energy lithium batteries, today announced it has been awarded $8.99 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of it More

PolyPlus to Work with Corning and Johnson Controls to Advance its Protected Lithium Electrode, the Key Element in its Lithium Metal Batteries, Readying it for Volume Manufacturing

BERKELEY, Calif., Jun 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — PolyPlus, a developer of high-energy lithium batteries, today announced it has been awarded $8.99 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of it More

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USA: Envia Systems battery breakthrough for affordable 300 mile range electric cars

Envia Systems is due to announce a dramatically improved lithium-ion battery design, with over twice the energy density and 1/4th the cost of current lithium-ion batteries, at the ARPA-E conference this week. Could lead to the long range affordable electric car of our dreams?

Lithium battery startup company Envia Systems plans to announce tomorrow, at the ARPA-E conference, development of a More

Envia Systems is due to announce a dramatically improved lithium-ion battery design, with over twice the energy density and 1/4th the cost of current lithium-ion batteries, at the ARPA-E conference this week. Could lead to the long range affordable electric car of our dreams?

Lithium battery startup company Envia Systems plans to announce tomorrow, at the ARPA-E conference, development of a More

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USA: PolyPlus Named Edison Awards Finalist

Company’s Lithium Air and Lithium Water batteries will be recognized at Edison Awards gala on April 26 in New York

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — PolyPlus, a developer of high-energy lithium batteries, has been named an Award finalist in the internationally-known 2012 Edison Best New Product Awards(TM). The company’s Lithium Air and Lithium Water batterie More

Company’s Lithium Air and Lithium Water batteries will be recognized at Edison Awards gala on April 26 in New York

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — PolyPlus, a developer of high-energy lithium batteries, has been named an Award finalist in the internationally-known 2012 Edison Best New Product Awards(TM). The company’s Lithium Air and Lithium Water batterie More

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USA: PolyPlus Named Edison Awards Finalist

Company’s Lithium Air and Lithium Water batteries will be recognized at Edison Awards gala on April 26 in New York

U.S. stocks up on Europe debt talks, U.S. data
Major indexes surge as Europe’s credit markets show improvement, adding to confidence that came as American jobless claims near a four-year low.
January housing starts rise 1.5%
New construction of U.S. More

Company’s Lithium Air and Lithium Water batteries will be recognized at Edison Awards gala on April 26 in New York

U.S. stocks up on Europe debt talks, U.S. data
Major indexes surge as Europe’s credit markets show improvement, adding to confidence that came as American jobless claims near a four-year low.
January housing starts rise 1.5%
New construction of U.S. More

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USA: PolyPlus lithium battery named one of top inventions for 2011

PolyPlus, a developer of high-energy, lithium metal batteries, has had its lithium battery named one of TIME Magazine’s 50 best inventions for 2011. The PolyPlus lithium battery uses ordinary seawater or air interacting with lithium to deliver unprecedented energy density levels in a non-toxic, environmentally friendly and inherently safe product.

An early innovator in battery technol More

PolyPlus, a developer of high-energy, lithium metal batteries, has had its lithium battery named one of TIME Magazine’s 50 best inventions for 2011. The PolyPlus lithium battery uses ordinary seawater or air interacting with lithium to deliver unprecedented energy density levels in a non-toxic, environmentally friendly and inherently safe product.

An early innovator in battery technol More

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Future of electric cars hinges on better batteries

By Dana Hull
dhull@mercurynews.com
Posted: 07/10/2011 06:46:51 AM PDT
Updated: 07/10/2011 08:06:46 AM PD
Click photo to enlarge
Mumin Rao focuses on assembling battery material in a sterile tank at the… ( Gary Reyes )«12345»Electric cars are a game-changing technology with an Achilles’ heel — the battery.

Current batteries are expensive and have lim More

By Dana Hull
dhull@mercurynews.com
Posted: 07/10/2011 06:46:51 AM PDT
Updated: 07/10/2011 08:06:46 AM PD
Click photo to enlarge
Mumin Rao focuses on assembling battery material in a sterile tank at the… ( Gary Reyes )«12345»Electric cars are a game-changing technology with an Achilles’ heel — the battery.

Current batteries are expensive and have lim More

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China: SAE International Announces 2011 Vehicle Battery Summit – 14-15 November, in Shanghai

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — An explosion of recent research on Li-ion battery development, along with the growing international commitment to the market penetration of battery powered vehicles, has prompted development of the SAE International 2011 Vehicle Battery Summit, November 14-15, 2011 in Shanghai. Designed to integrate the most recent battery innovations More

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — An explosion of recent research on Li-ion battery development, along with the growing international commitment to the market penetration of battery powered vehicles, has prompted development of the SAE International 2011 Vehicle Battery Summit, November 14-15, 2011 in Shanghai. Designed to integrate the most recent battery innovations More

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The Search for Cheaper, Lighter Car Batteries


Electric cars are all the rage, but we still need lighter, cheaper batteries. Lithium-air may be the answer.

A lithium-water battery from PolyPlus, a first step toward a lithium-air battery. The lithium is protected from water by a ceramic membrane that lets ions pass but not water molecules. More


Electric cars are all the rage, but we still need lighter, cheaper batteries. Lithium-air may be the answer.

A lithium-water battery from PolyPlus, a first step toward a lithium-air battery. The lithium is protected from water by a ceramic membrane that lets ions pass but not water molecules. More

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The Search for Cheaper, Lighter Car Batteries


Electric cars are all the rage, but we still need lighter, cheaper batteries. Lithium-air may be the answer.

A lithium-water battery from PolyPlus, a first step toward a lithium-air battery. The lithium is protected from water by a ceramic membrane that lets ions pass but not water molecules. More


Electric cars are all the rage, but we still need lighter, cheaper batteries. Lithium-air may be the answer.

A lithium-water battery from PolyPlus, a first step toward a lithium-air battery. The lithium is protected from water by a ceramic membrane that lets ions pass but not water molecules. More

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