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Sion Power Demonstrates Key Electric Vehicle (EV) Battery Performance Requirements in its Lithium-Metal Rechargeable Battery Cell Technology

Through optimization of its protected lithium anode (PLA) and advanced electrolyte formulations, Sion Power performed tests on 1.8 Ah cells, which resulted in 800 full depth of discharge cycles to 70% capacity. Sion Power projects Licerion EV will have 420 Wh/kg and 700 Wh/L when scaled to commercial design. Charge times of 15 minutes to 100% state of charge were repeatedly demonstrated with 99.7% efficiency.

Licerion® Lithium Metal Cells Pass UN 38.3 Certification

Sion Power®, the technology leader in high-energy, lithium-metal rechargeable batteries, announces the UN DOT 38.3 certification of their Licerion 6 Ah cell. MGA Research Corporation, located in Akron, New York, participated in the majority of testing used in the certification process. Under Article UN 38.3, cells are subjected to numerous safety and abuse tests to…

Groundbreaking Begins on Sion Power’s New Battery Test Facility

Sion Power, the technology leader in high-energy, lithium metal rechargeable batteries, announces the groundbreaking of a new battery test facility at its Tucson, Arizona facility. The new facility will encompass over 5,300 square feet and will include more than 3,000 cell test channels, abuse room with safety test equipment, and an altitude chamber. Sion Power’s…

Sion Power’s Momentum Continues toward Commercialization of its Licerion Lithium Metal Battery

Sion Power®, the technology leader in high-energy, lithium metal rechargeable batteries, continues its commercialization preparation for the production of Licerion® batteries and battery packs. Key to the preparation is a robust hiring program and finalization of equipment procurement. The large format lithium metal-based battery will offer an unparalleled 500 Wh/kg, 1,000 Wh/L, and 450 cycles.…

Sion Power Announces Appointment of Jeff Britt as Vice President of Operations

Sion Power, a leading developer of lithium battery technology, announced today the appointment of Dr. Jeff Britt as Vice President of Operations. Britt’s responsibilities will include overseeing the company’s operations and production readiness of its new Licerion® rechargeable lithium metal battery, which is scheduled to go into production in late 2018. “Jeff has a proven…

Sion Power Announces Launch of its Groundbreaking Licerion Rechargeable Lithium Battery

Sion Power®, a leading developer of lithium battery technology, announced today production will begin on their patented Licerion® rechargeable lithium metal battery in late 2018 from their Tucson facility. The Licerion rechargeable lithium metal technology will offer the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and electric vehicle (EV) markets an unparalleled 500 Wh/kg, 1,000 Wh/L, and 450…

Tracy E. Kelley named Chief Executive Officer of Sion Power Corporation

Tracy E. Kelley, formerly Chief Technical Officer of Sion Power Corporation, Tucson, AZ, was named Chief Executive Officer of the corporation at a recent meeting of the Board of Directors in New York. Privately held Sion Power Corporation is the global leader in the development of a new generation of high-energy, rechargeable Licerion® batteries for…

Sion Power Delivers Next Generation Battery Performance through Patented Licerion Technology

Sion Power announces the achievement of highly pursued next-generation battery performance with its patented Licerion technology. Licerion is the registered trademark for newly developed battery products designed to meet specific market needs including unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and electric vehicle (EV) markets. Sion Power’s Licerion-Sulfur products are being commercialized via its partnership with Airbus Defense…

LG Chem Acquires Rights to Sion Power Technology

Sion Power announced today that, through its licensee Optodot Corporation, a license has been granted to LG Chem, Ltd. to several Sion Power patents covering batteries, cells, separators and electrolyte members comprising boehmite. “We are pleased to enter into another license under this portfolio and we are pleased that LG has shown a strong interest…