A New Type of Battery Startup and Waste Heat Technology for Meeting CAFE Standards

February 10, 2011 source: greentechmedia

A conversation with Nat Goldhaber

How does a startup get into batteries?

The first wave tried to produce their own battery cells. While some, such as A123 Systems and Boston-Power, have managed to build factories, it’s taken hundreds of millions of dollars to pull off, and most of the others have blown up like a Dell notebook stuffed with shorted 18650 lithium cobalt cells.

Others like Envia Systems . . .
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