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Amprius Puts Silicon to Work

September 13, 2022 – Ronnie Tao, vice-president business development for Fremont, California-based Amprius Technologies, is enthusiastic about his company nearly doubling the energy density of lithium-ion batteries. “Our batteries, our energy cell, is 450-watt hours per kilogram, which is almost double the energy density that’s available in all of the solutions that are out there today,” he continued. “This is actually done via our silicon nanowire platform. And that’s really special.”

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A New Silicone Battery That Beats Tesla Two to One in Energy Density Hits the Market

July 16, 2022 – Li-Ion batteries are the most important part of electric vehicles and their characteristics literally make or break an EV. One of the most important characteristics is its energy density, or how much energy can be packed within. Although Tesla was considered the king of battery tech, a new startup started commercial deliveries for a new battery type that is twice as energy-dense as Tesla batteries.

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Amprius Technologies and Teledyne Flir Enter into Three-Year Component Purchase Agreement

July 15, 2022 – Amprius Technologies, Inc., (“Amprius”), the leader in lithium-ion batteries with its Si Nanowire Anode Platform, announced that it has entered into a Component Purchase Agreement with Teledyne FLIR, a global leader in intelligent sensing, unmanned aerial systems (“UAS”), and integrated solutions for defense and industrial markets.

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Amprius Technologies and Teledyne FLIR Enter Into Three-Year Component Purchase Agreement

July 15, 2022 – Lithium-ion battery expert, Amprius Technologies, has entered into a Component Purchase Agreement with Teledyne FLIR. The agreement sets forth the commercial terms under which both companies plan to expand their relationship over the next three years to address the expanding UAS market.

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Teledyne, Amprius to partner on UAS batteries – Military Embedded Systems

July 14, 2022 – Amprius Technologies will partner with Teledyne FLIR to provide batteries and components for unmanned aerial systems (UASs) over the next three years to “address the expanding UAS market,” Amprius said in a statement.

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17 ideas for how to improve our world’s energy systems

May 3, 2022 – The energy category of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards honors solar, wind, and other innovations that create clean power (either for personal use or at a large scale) or new systems for better distribution of electricity.

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AUVSI Announces 2022 XCELLENCE Awards Finalists

April 13, 2022 – The winners will be announced during the in-person component of XPONENTIAL on April 26-28, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

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Amprius delivers 450 Wh/kg battery cells

February 17, 2022 — California’s Amprius Technologies has delivered cells with an energy density of 450 Wh/kg and 1,150 Wh/l respectively, initially for use in satellites.

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A New Silicone Battery That Beats Tesla Two to One in Energy Density Hits the Market

February 16, 2022 — Although Tesla was considered the king of battery tech, a new startup started commercial deliveries for a new battery type that is twice as energy-dense as Tesla batteries.

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This new battery design has Tesla beat on energy density and more

February 17, 2022 — Amprius Technologies has developed a new lithium-ion battery technology using silicon nanowires to replace normal graphite anodes.

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Amprius Raises Energy Density Stakes With 450 WH/KG Battery

February 15, 2022 — Battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies has delivered the first examples of its latest 450-Wh/kg, 1150-Wh/L high-energy-density lithium-ion cells.

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A new silicon battery design just beat Tesla’s energy density

February 14, 2022 — After the first batch of commercially available lithium-ion battery cells were shipped out last week, Amprius Technologies is being called the “leading provider of the highest energy density cells available.”

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Amprius ships first batch of “world’s highest density” batteries

February 13, 2022 — Californian company Amprius has shipped the first batch of what it claims are the most energy-dense lithium batteries available today. These silicon anode cells hold 73 percent more energy than Tesla’s Model 3 cells by weight, and they take up 37 percent less volume.

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Amprius Ships First 450 Wh/kg, 1150 Wh/l Battery Cells

February 11, 2022 — Amprius Technologies announced the shipment of the first commercially available 450 Wh/kg, 1150 Wh/L lithium-ion battery cells. They will be used in a new generation of High-Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS). According to the company, those are the first commercially available battery cells with such a high energy density.

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Amprius Technologies ships first commercially available 450 Wh/kg, 1150 Wh/L batteries

February 9, 2022 — Amprius has shipped the first commercially available 450 Wh/kg, 1150 Wh/L lithium-ion battery cells to an industry leader of a new generation of High-Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS).

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Partnership With Amprius Gives Airbus Significant Advantage In Electric Aviation

January 6, 2022 — Electric aviation is set to change the landscape first for short range air travel (<150 km), then moving to regional air travel (150-800 km). The batteries needed for short range air travel are similar to what is in a Tesla today, but medium range requires more energy density.

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Amprius Reports Extreme Fast Charge Battery: 0-80% In 6 Minutes

December 11, 2021 — Amprius Technologies announced that its lithium-ion battery cells with silicon anode (Si-Nanowire platform) achieved a breakthrough fast charging capability of 0-80% state-of-charge (SOC) in just 6 minutes (10C current).

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Amprius Claims Game-Changing Battery Recharge Rate

December 9, 2021 — Amprius Technologies has announced what it describes as a breakthrough in battery charging rates that could significantly boost the performance of electric vehicles, including eVTOL models.

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Amprius Technologies announces extreme fast charge capability of 80% charge in 6 minutes

December 8, 2021 — This achievement validates Amprius’ performance against the US Advanced Battery Consortium 2025 goal of 80% in under 15 minutes and has been verified by Mobile Power Solutions.

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Amprius adds business development VP to its lithium battery team

October 28, 2021 — Lithium-ion battery developer Amprius has appointed Ronnie Tao as the vice president of business development.

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People on the Move: Solaria, Empower Energies, Amprius, and more

October 27, 2021 — Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies named Ronnie Tao as VP of business development. Tao brings experience in mobility, robotics, and consumer electronics from previous roles at Sony Electronics, Daimler-Chrysler, Hewlett-Packard, Amazon, and Highpower International.

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Amprius Technologies awarded US Army contract to develop 100% silicon anode Li-ion batteries for UAS applications

October 13, 2021 — The contract, an 18-month rapid prototyping effort, includes the design, development, and validation of high-energy-density lithium-ion batteries to be used in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) applications such as drone systems used by the US Army.

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Widespread electrification requires us to rethink battery technology

October 12, 2021 — The global economy’s transition to widespread electrification has increased the demand for longer-lasting and faster-charging batteries across industries including transportation.

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Amprius Technologies Awarded U.S. Army Contract to Develop 100% Silicon Anode Li-Ion Batteries using Si-Nanowire™

October 12, 2021 — The contract, an 18-month rapid prototyping effort, includes the design, development, and validation of state-of-the-art, high energy density lithium-ion batteries to be used in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) applications such as drone systems used by the U.S. Army.

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$45B Below Its Peak, Why QuantumScape’s Value Will Fall

September 2, 2021 — Simply put, SeekingAlpha thinks that Amprius — which had raised $55 million in funding — is already way ahead of where Tesla thinks it can be seven years from now.

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The Race Is on to Build a Better Battery

May 24, 2019 — Renewable energy could reshape the global economy—but only if it can be cheaply and safely stored. Meet the companies racing to crack the anode code.

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Amprius’ silicon nanowire Li-ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr S HAPS solar aircraft

December 5, 2018 — Using Amprius’ cells, which contain a 100% silicon anode, the Zephyr S flew more than 25 days, setting a new endurance and altitude record for stratospheric flight.

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Amprius Gets $30M Boost for Silicon-Based Lithium-Ion Batteries

January 6, 2014 — Since 2008, Silicon Valley startup Amprius has been working on a multi-pronged effort in next-generation energy storage technology — using silicon, rather than carbon, as a material for the electrodes within lithium-ion batteries.

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