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Amprius CEO says production crunch, need for industry partner led to its SPAC merger plan

May 18, 2022 – Amprius Technologies CEO Kang Sun says he can’t wait to go public when the IPO market gets back on track.

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Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. IV’s Merger With Amprius Technologies

May 16, 2022 – Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. IV executed its business combination with Amprius Technologies, Inc., a leader in lithium-ion batteries. Upon closing of the transaction, announced today, Amprius will become a publicly-listed company.

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Battery Supplier Amprius To Boost Electric Mobility Ambitions with Equity Flotation

May 16, 2022 – Battery manufacturer Amprius Technologies aims to raise about $430 million by going public through a business combination with special purpose acquisition company Kensington Capital.

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Silicon Valley manufacturer considers Georgia for battery plant

May 16, 2022 – Georgia’s growing number of manufacturers act as a magnet for more companies in the industry, experts say.

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Silicon-battery maker Amprius said in deal to go public through SPAC Kensington

May 12, 2022 – Amprius Technologies, a make of silicon-anode batteries, agreed to a deal go to public through SPAC Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. IV that will value the combined company at an enterprise value of $939 million.

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Lithium-Ion Battery Maker Amprius Inks $939M SPAC Merger

May 12, 2022 – Amprius Technologies Inc. , a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries guided by Wilson Sonsini, plans to go public at a $939 million valuation..

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Fremont battery maker Amprius announces SPAC merger agreement

May 12, 2022 – Yet another Bay Area company has decided to brave growing skepticism about blank check mergers by announcing the third such new deal to pop up in the region this week.

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Thursday Digest: Instacart to go public; Newsom targets out-of-state businesses

May 12, 2022 – Good morning, Bay Area. Wednesday was a bad day for cryptocurrency investors, as a huge sell-off deleted more than $200 billion from the market. Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) also took a hit — falling more than 5% on Wednesday.

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US Army, Airbus Battery Supplier Turns To SPAC Deal For Public Debut: WSJ

May 12, 2022 – Amprius Technologies Inc has agreed to merge with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC)that values the company at about $1.3 billion and would take it public, Wall Street Journal reported.

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Amprius Technologies, Inc. To List On NYSE Through Merger With Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. IV At Implied Pro Forma Enterprise Value Of $939M

May 12, 2022

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Battery maker Amprius Tech to go public via $939 mln SPAC merger

May 12, 2022 – Founded in 2008, Fremont, California-based Amprius produces silicon anodes for lithium-ion batteries. The company says its cells provide more energy and power with much less weight and volume.

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Advanced Battery Startup Amprius To Go Public In SPAC Deal

May 12, 2022 – Advanced battery developer Amprius Technologies is to go public through a merger with a blank-check company with the intent of using the funding raised to scale up production of high-energy-density silicon-anode lithium-ion batteries and aviation as an initial target market.

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Battery maker Amprius Tech to go public via $939 mln SPAC merger

May 12, 2022 – Battery maker Amprius Technologies Inc is going public by merging with a blank-check firm in a deal that values it at $939 million, the companies said on Thursday.

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Silicon Battery Maker Amprius to Go Public in $1.3 Billion SPAC Merger

May 12, 2022 – Amprius Technologies Inc. has reached a deal with a special-purpose acquisition company that values the maker of silicon-anode batteries at about $1.3 billion and would take it public, company officials said.

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Silicon-battery maker Amprius said in deal to go public through SPAC Kensington

May 12, 2022 – Amprius Technologies, a make of silicon-anode batteries, agreed to a deal go to public through SPAC Kensington.

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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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