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Posts Tagged: Sepion Technologies

Funding round delivers $16 million for Sepion’s lithium metal batteries

California battery developer Sepion has received $16 million from investors, including international chemical firm Solvay. Sepion plans to use the funds to speed up the commercialization of lithium metal batteries for EVs. Solvay offers additives for the electrolytes in Li-ion cells. Sepion’s niche is lithium metal battery cells, which Solvay says feature high energy density… Read more »

Sepion receives CEC grant for composite battery membranes

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded $450,000 in grant funding to Sepion Technologies, an Emeryville, California company that’s developing a composite battery membrane designed to replace ceramic components. Sepion’s composite membranes  provide high-flux and ion-selective transport, and the company says they can be processed in large-area formats at a fraction of the cost of ceramics. The project’s… Read more »

ARPA-E awards $3.5 million to develop ultra-high-energy density batteries

The DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded $3.5 million in funding to a team that includes 24M, Sepion Technologies, Berkeley Lab, and Carnegie Mellon University. The funds will be used to develop novel membranes and lithium-metal anodes for a new generation of high-energy-density batteries. 24M’s core technology is semi-solid lithium-ion, a new class… Read more »