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The Zinc Advantage

The Zinc Advantage

North American Clean Energy  | November 08, 2021 Fires and supply chain concerns drive attention to zinc battery chemistries that compete with lithium-ion by Ann Marie Augustus The tendency of lithium-ion batteries to fuel hot-burning, hard-to-extinguish fires made...

Alternative generator addresses food storage safety

Alternative generator addresses food storage safety

By Kristian Jaime | September 23, 2021. Meanwhile, in Pearl River, NY, Gabriel Cowles, vice president of Commercial Strategy and Finance for Urban Electric Power and his staff have developed a viable alternative to traditional diesel fuel generators. In the wake of...

Urban Electric Power batteries achieve key fire safety certification

Urban Electric Power batteries achieve key fire safety certification

By Tim Sylvia| September 14, 2021 After heating a zinc manganese-dioxide cell from Urban Electric Power to over 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, testing agents concluded that “thermal runaway was not achieved.” Urban Electric Power, the energy storage startup utilizing a...

Startup Sunday: Alkaline battery tech eyed for large-scale storage

Startup Sunday: Alkaline battery tech eyed for large-scale storage

By Ryan Kennedy | September 19, 2021 AA battery tech aims for scale  Urban Electric Power (UEP) moved closer to scaling-up as it recently passed a critical heat and fire test for its zinc-manganese dioxide batteries. The battery chemistry takes advantage of already...

Battery storage back to the basics – pv magazine

Battery storage back to the basics – pv magazine

Urban Electric Power’s long-term storage solution takes battery storage back to the basics   Using a modified version of the same technology used in AA batteries, Urban Electric Power was accepted into EPRI’s Incubatenergy Labs program to prove their technology’s...

EPRI – Incubatenergy Labs 2021

EPRI – Incubatenergy Labs 2021

Urban Electric Power only energy storage company named to list of 20 startups the electric utility industry will mentor this year.   Its patented rechargeable alkaline battery offers modular energy storage without lithium or its fire risks, at twice the energy...

International Zinc Association.

International Zinc Association.

International Zinc Association Launches Zinc Battery Initiative   Recent extreme weather events, amplified by climate change, have once again focused attention on the future role of fossil fuels and the capacity and resilience of energy grids worldwide. One of...