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Liquid metal battery

Stationary storage addressing the problem of intermittency of renewables to enable full integration into baseload generation while making today’s grid more reliable and more efficient via better use of assets and deferring costly upgrades.

Ambri

53 Brigham St., Unit 9

Marlborough, MA 01752-5128

CEO Phil Giudice

ambri.com

+1.508.481.1502

 

Battery development

Energy storage

Renewables

Liquid displacement

battery

Stationary storage addressing the problem of intermittency of renewables to enable full integration into baseload generation while making today’s grid more reliable and more efficient via better use of assets and deferring costly upgrades.

 

Patent applied for.

 

Publication:

Nature Energy.

Battery development

Energy storage

Renewables

Lithium polymer battery

For mobile applications, higher energy density than to lithium-ion (2× Wh/kg) much wider range of operating temperature, and no risk of fire.

 

SolidEnergy Systems

35 Cabot Road

Woburn, MA 01801-1003

CEO Qichao Hu

solidenergysystems.com

+1.339.298.8304

 

Battery development

Energy storage

Portable devices

Aluminum polymer battery

For mobile applications, higher energy density than lithium-ion (3× Wh/kg), much wider range of operating temperature, and no risk of fire. Added advantage is that aluminum is 8,000 times more abundant than lithium: much lower cost and much more secure supply chain.

 

Technology being advanced in GroupSadoway Lab at MIT.

Battery development

Energy storage

Portable devices

Molten oxide electrolysis

Production of metal from ore without the use of fossil fuel and without greenhouse gas emissions. Product metal is of higher quality and lower cost than metal produced conventionally.

 

Boston Electrometallurgical Corporation is commercializing technology.

 

 

Boston Electrometallurgical Corporation

6C Gill Street

Woburn, MA 01801-1721

CEO Tadeu Carneiro

bostonelectromet.com

+1.781.281.7657

 

Metals production

Ultra-high-temperature glass

Nitride glass that is oxidation resistant to temperatures in excess of 1550°C without crystallization.

 

Proof of concept realized in the

laboratory of Hongmin Zhu,

Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Glass production

Electrodeposition of solar-grade thin-film silicon

Avoiding crystal growth, one-step production of thin-film solar-grade silicon.

 

Proof-of-concept realized at GroupSadoway Lab at MIT.

 

Publication:

Advanced Functional Materials

Materials production

Electrodeposition of diamond-like carbon (DLC)

Electroplating of thin film DLC from liquid ammonia creating a protective coating of exceptional hardness.

 

Proof-of-concept realized at

GroupSadoway Lab at MIT.

 

Publication:

Journal of Electrochemical Society

Materials production

Magnetohydrodynamic with plasma

Scrubber that enables combustion of fossil fuel without CO2 emissions.

 

Concept realized at MIT Plasma Fusion Center in collaboration with Peter Marston.

Pollution abatement

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