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Past Innovation Award Winners

2019 Innovation Award Winner

RSR Technologies' active R&D initiative in the secondary lead industry has produced a new alloy, SUPERSOFT-HYCYCLE, enabling lead batteries to function at 2x current standards. Use of the Advanced Photon Source at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has helped verify this improvement. The alloy improves cycle life, dynamic charge acceptance and capacity. Read more.

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2018 Innovation Award Winner

Gridtential Energy's breakthrough Silicon Joule® battery architecture combines the traditional benefits of lead-acid batteries – low cost, recyclability, and safety – with a novel bipolar battery architecture. As demand in high-power applications increases across industries, Gridtential’s technology delivers the high dynamic charge acceptance (DCA) required to meet these evolving performance needs. Read more.

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2017 Innovation Award Winner


 

NorthStar Battery's innovation, NorthStar ACE™, allows customers to connect with batteries during every stage of the life cycle - from warehousing through replacement. The tool also grants access to continuous data with detailed performance history and predictions for future operations ensuring safer and more reliable installations of telecom batteries. Learn more.

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2016 Innovation Award Winner

Hammond Group, Inc. investigated the PbA battery principle failure mode in HRPSoC applications through a materials interaction study, testing traditional and advanced expander materials. Exploiting insights on material selection, material interaction, and duty-specific formulations, Hammond's work culminated in its K2 family of negative plate expanders, available for a wide range of HRPSoC applications. Learn more.

Thank you to all the companies who submitted. View all 2016 entries here.