27 Dec '11, 9am

Sion Power Gets $50M For Lithium Sulfur Batteries: Sion Power of Tucson, Arizona just received $50 million in

Sion Power Gets $50M For Lithium Sulfur Batteries: Sion Power of Tucson, Arizona just received $50 million in

Sion Power of Tucson, Arizona just received $50 million in funding for rechargeable lithium sulfur battery technology according to this SEC filing . (That's Sion, not Stion , the CIGS thin film solar manufacturer that recieved $130 million in funding last week.) Unlike the recently funded and young battery companies such as QuantumScape Aquion (Sodium ion) Liquid Metal Battery (molten antimony and molten magnesium separated by an electrolyte ) Amprius (silicon nanostructure to replace a carbon anode system) Eos Energy (Zinc-Air) Pellion (Magnesium ion) -- Sion has been working on electrochemical energy storage for almost 20 years -- since the firm was spun-out of Brookhaven National Laboratories, and incorporated as Moltech in 1994. The source of the funding was undisclosed but board members include investors from Topspin Partners and Renaissance Technologies . Sion has al...

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