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    1. DoE Announces $30M Competition for Next Generation Energy Storage Technologies

      DoE Announces $30M Competition for Next Generation Energy Storage Technologies

      Through its Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), the DoE is funding the “Advanced Management and Protection of Energy-storage Devices” (AMPED) program, to seek out transformational, breakthrough energy storage technologies that are too risky for private-sector investment but have the potential to translate science into quantum leaps in energy technology, form the foundation for entirely new industries, and have large commercial impacts.

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      Mentions: DoE U.S. arpa-e
    2. Ener1: US military & others concerned; ~$200M from US + Argonne Labs expertise => Russian ownership

      Ener1 tapped the US' top scientists at Argonne National Lab, received US pledges up to $118M in stimulus funds and $80M in state and local incentives.  A year after Biden's visit to Ener1, the company's technology is owned outright by Boris Zingarevich, a Russian businessman with ties to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, a fact that concerns some technology experts in the U.S.

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      Mentions: DoE U.S. Argonne
    3. Axion FY11: Revenue substanitally increases to $7.6M; Net Loss $8.3M

      Axion FY11: Revenue substanitally increases to $7.6M; Net Loss $8.3M

      Also during 2011, Axion Power provided a 0.5MW PowerCube(TM) to the PJM electric power grid.  Subsequent to year end the Company announced a contract for a Zero energy building in the United States Washington Naval Yard. Axion believes the potential for micro-storage applications on the US electric grid is very large and that the opportunity exists on both sides of the meter.

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    4. 7th Annual Military Energy Alternatives Conference

      7th Annual Military Energy Alternatives Conference

      This event, happening at the Westin Tysons Corner in Falls Church, VA, from March 6-8, 2012, is where Department of Defense and Department of Energy personnel will discuss strategies to make alternative energy options less expensive, build a plausible business case for alternatives, and create a successful working environment with stakeholders in an effort to meet their energy efficiency and security targets.

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      Mentions: DoE U.S. NREL
    5. Axion to provide grid-tied storage for Navy office building

      Axion to provide grid-tied storage for Navy office building
      Axion will provide its PbC batteries, system electronics and battery management system for demand response energy storage. It will be grid network tied, will be linked to a 32kW solar panel array, and will supply standby power service for the Zero Energy Administration Building at the Washington DC Naval Yard.. The project is underwritten by the US Navy.
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      Mentions: Axion WA
    6. $1B obtained for 300MW PV on 120,000 U.S. military residences

      $1B obtained for 300MW PV on 120,000 U.S. military residences

      Bank of America's Merrill Lynch unit and SolarCity have agreed on financing as much as 300MW of solar panels on as many as 120,000 military housing units at bases across the U.S. Called SolarStrong, the five-year plan is potentially the largest residential solar project in U.S. history and worth more than $1B.

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      Mentions: First Solar Google
    7. Saft receives 5 Star award from Raytheon (Target Acquisition System)

      Saft receives 5 Star award from Raytheon (Target Acquisition System)
      Since 2004, Saft has supplied batteries for Raytheon’s Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS). Saft’s 28V lithium battery powers the surveillance, target acquisition and fire control system for the U.S. Army’s TOW missile. Saft’s Li-ion batteries were selected because they provide a longer lifetime and have a lower life cycle cost than other chemistries.
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      Mentions: MD Saft
    8. Aquion's Manufacturing and Product Ramp Up Plans

      Aquion's Manufacturing and Product Ramp Up Plans
      Aquion is looking for about 250,000 square feet initially, with the option to lease a total of 500,000 square feet or more later on … Aquion has about 50 workers, and could employ 500 people by 2014 when it reaches commercial-scale production. They envision perhaps 1,000 workers by about 2017. … The company is manufacturing about 60 or more batteries a day …
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      Mentions: PA Aquion
    9. International Battery Ready to Ship Li-ion Battery to Military

      International Battery Ready to Ship Li-ion Battery to Military
      International Battery announces the readiness of its rechargeable NPS 160 Lithium-ion energy storage systems for use in military microgrids. The NPS 160 is a 4.1 kilowatt hour system designed for the harsh demands of military applications. It is designed to meet the weight, temperature and environmental extremes experienced by tactical military vehicles. The ruggedized NPS 160 provides one of the highest density energy storage solutions in one of the smallest and lightest weight packages in the industry today.
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