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SolarEdge to Acquire Kokam, a Provider of Li-ion Cells, Batteries, and Energy Storage Solutions

FREMONT, Calif. & SEOUL, Korea: SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ:SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a major stake in Kokam Co., Ltd. Headquartered in South Korea, Kokam is a provider of Lithium-ion battery cells, batteries and energy storage solutions Founded in 1989, […]

ElectrIQ Launches Smart Home Connected Battery System for $8,999

ElectrIQ Launches Smart Home Connected Battery System for $8,999 The startup’s PowerPod connects to popular smart appliances, at a price competitive with conventional home batteries. Home automation has now entered the energy storage market at multiple price points. Bay area startup ElectrIQ (pronounced “electric”) unveiled a new battery system this week that links up to […]

Industry Giants Samsung and Hyundai Invest in Solid-State Batteries

Industry Giants Samsung and Hyundai Invest in Solid-State Batteries Solid Power wins $20 million from automotive and electronics players. Automotive and electronics giants are flooding the battery ecosystem with strategic investments. Solid-state battery startup Solid Power, based in Louisville, Colorado, just won $20 million in a Series A investment round from Hyundai, Samsung Venture Investment, […]

It’s Official: Gov. Brown Signs 100% Clean Energy Into Law

It’s Official: Gov. Brown Signs 100% Clean Energy Into Law He also signed an executive order directing California to achieve carbon neutrality—economy-wide—by 2045. Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 100 Monday, completing the legislative effort to transition California to fossil-fuel-free electricity. The law, which calls for 60 percent renewable energy by 2030 and 100 percent carbon-free […]