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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…

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…