Thursday, July 3, 2014

Jay Whitacre's Aquion Energy Named to the 2014 Sustainia100

Aquion Energy, a company founded by Scott Institute researcher and CMU Faculty member Jay Whitacre, was named to the 2014 Sustainia100 for its saltwater battery technology.  

The Sustainia100 is an annual publication highlighting 100 innovative environmentally sustainable solutions and strategies from around the world to educate investors, policy makers and other leaders on the promising innovations that exist in the field.  The battery is made from inexpensive, repurposed manufacturing equipment and uses simple, non-toxic materials such as saltwater, carbon and manganese to make renewable, off-grid power generation economically and environmentally affordable.

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