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Airbus DS and Sion Power Enter Into Collaborative Agreement

Airbus Defense and Space and Sion Power Corporation today announced the signing of a three-year Collaborative Agreement. The agreement provides for Sion Power to enhance and supply proprietary lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries for use in Airbus Defense and Space’s Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) aircraft. This agreement extends the previously successful Zephyr 7 program in which…

Sion Power’s Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Power High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite Flight

Sion Power announced today that their proprietary lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries played a critical role in the Airbus Defense and Space Zephyr 7 prototype High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) aircraft completing its most demanding mission to date: a southern hemisphere winter weather flight of over 11 days duration controlled by satellite communications. The Zephyr 7, a solar/battery…

Sion Power Receives ARPA-E Grant to Develop Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Sion Power Corporation has received a three-year research grant worth up to $5 million from the United States Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Under this program, Sion Power, in collaboration with BASF, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will accelerate the development of practical, economical and safe lithium-sulfur (Li-S)…

Sion Power Receives DOE Grant to Enhance Lithium Sulfur Batteries

Sion Power Corporation has received a three-year, $800,000 research grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE). The monies are being used to support Sion’s ongoing work to develop a new class of electrolytes used in lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries for electric vehicle (EV) applications. Sion Power will provide matching funds for this three-year effort. The…