Press Releases

06/09/2015

CLEVELAND and WESTBOROUGH, Mass., June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckett Energy Systems (BES) today announced that its 24 volt large format lithium-ion module has reached a significant long cycle life milestone which further supports its use as an ideal solution for emerging advanced energy products. Commercially launched in February 2014, Beckett's 24Vdc lithium-ion battery module has undergone continuous life cycle testing reaching 3,650 cycles this month -- the equivalent of 10 years of life if cycled daily.

05/04/2015

BEIJING, CHINA, May 4th, 2015 - Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced that it has reached an exclusive agreement with Shandong Xindayang Electric Vehicle Co.,Ltd  to supply battery packs for its ZD low speed electric vehicle (LSEV).  The initial agreement is for Boston-Power to supply 30,000 ZD battery packs with a capacity of 18.4 kWh each.

04/29/2015

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BEIJING, CHINA, April 29th, 2015 - Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced that it has entered into a 3-year exclusive supply agreement with BenQ Group company Darfon Electronics Corp, a leading global precision components company whose products include power inverters and systems for renewable energy applications.  The two companies have initially committed to supplying 150 MWh of energy products.

01/13/2015

BEIJING, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Boston-Power, a world leader in next generation electric vehicle battery design and production, has secured USD 290 million in local government financial support for the expansion of its two facilities in China. The company's Liyang facility will receive a total investment of 160 million dollars, increasing its manufacturing capacity fivefold by 2016. The company'sTianjin facility will grow its capacity to 4GW by 2017, and is expected to reach 8GWh in manufacturing capacity by 2018.

09/16/2014

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BEIJING, CHINA, Sept 16th, 2014 - Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced its launch of the Ensemble Module System; a revolutionary "kit" of standard components that allows OEMs and pack assemblers a simple, cost-effective way to assemble large format battery pack solutions for electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage system (ESS) applications. Available in 155 Wh and 116 Wh increments, module designs can be created to meet a wide variety of voltage and capacity requirements.

09/16/2014

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BEIJING, CHINA, Sept 16th, 2014 - Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced that its Swing 5300 and Sonata 5300 cells have successfully met all of the rigorous requirements for CTIA certification outlined in the IEEE 1725 standards.

05/15/2014

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BEIJING, CHINA, May 15th, 2014- Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced its sponsorship of the 2014 International evGrandPrix race event held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 13th-15th. The event, organized by Purdue University, is an electric go-kart race and engineering design competition involving colleges and universities from the United States, China and Canada.

04/30/2014

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., (PR WEB) Apr 30th, 2014- Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced that its Swing 5300 lithium-ion (Li-Ion) cell technology is being used by two NASA robotic programs:  The Robonaut 2 (R2) program which expands the robotic capability currently being used on the International Space Station (ISS); and the R5 Valkyrie program which is developing a robot to respond to natural and manmade disasters as well as future space missions.

02/04/2014

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BEIJING, China, Februaryy 4th, 2014 - Boston-Power, an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage technologies, today announced the achievement of ISO/TS 16949 certification which validates that its design, development and manufacturing processes meet the highest standards for excellence in the automotive industry.

06/11/2013

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., and Beijing, China - June 11, 2013 - Boston-Power, Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion cells and energy storage technologies, announced today that it has commenced production activities at its newly built lithium-ion battery plant located in Liyang Zhongguancun Science & Technology Zone, Jiangsu Province. This state-of-the-art, highly automated plant will more than double the company's current Asian-based manufacturing capacity.