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Manufactures and deploys high-capacity, rechargeable, and recyclable nickel-zinc batteries

October 2020


Manufactures and deploys high-capacity, rechargeable, and recyclable nickel-zinc batteries

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date October 28, 2020
From United States
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

ZincFive manufactures and deploys high-capacity, rechargeable, and recyclable nickel-zinc batteries that provide high energy density and performance, with significant safety and environmental advantages. ZincFive batteries can be used in data centers, intelligent (communicating) transportation, and stationary, motive (off-road applications to produce motion) and start-stop applications. Recyclability is one of the main environmental advantages of ZincFive's nickel-zinc battery - the raw materials can be recycled without losing their physical and chemical properties.

The Environmental Benefits

  • 3x the power density and half the weight of lead-acid
  • Wide operating temperature range (-40° - 167°F)
  • Manufacturable with readily available nickel-metal- hydride equipment
  • Each 1MM $US invested in manufacturing capacity results in 151,145 tonnes of GHG reduction
  • The ZincFive battery requires 96% less water for material extraction and production than the average Lithium-Ion battery
  • More than 90% of the ZincFive battery is recyclable with no hazardous materials

The Financial Benefits

  • The levelized cost of ZincFive is estimated to be twice the cost of Lithium-Ion batteries and half the cost of Lead-Acid batteries
  • Low CAPEX with high revenue rate
  • No cost for fire suppression required with ZincFive's NiZn batteries

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ZincFive, Inc.

ZincFive manufactures and deploys high-capacity, safe, rechargeable, and recyclable nickel-zinc batteries.

Headquarters Tualatin, Oregon 97062, États-Unis
Type Company
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Boundless Impact Research & Analytics

The Solar Impulse Foundation and Boundless collaborate to give those companies that Boundless already evaluated for their superior environmental performance an opportunity to apply for this label in an expedited fashion. Through that streamlined process, clean tech companies gain access to new international markets and increased visibility and easier access to the Solar Impulse Foundation’s community of investors, and global business partners.

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