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CalCharge in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
and CalCEF invite you to the:
CalCharge Technology Acceleration Program Launch
An Open House at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
for the Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Group
May 3, 2013
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lunch will be served
- Learn about groundbreaking mechanism for conducting collaborative research projects with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and its partners
- Meet the senior research team and tour the facilities of the Battery Storage and Research Group
- Hear updates on the $120 million Joint Center for Energy Research and its role in the growth of the California energy storage cluster
- Be the first to learn about the CalCharge membership program and its benefits for your company
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CalCharge is a partnership between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and CalCEF, a family of nonprofit organizations working to promote the transition to a clean energy economy. Launched in Q1 2013, it is a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership working to accelerate energy storage commercialization and market adoption. CalCharge will bring together emerging and established California companies, academic and research institutions, government bodies, and financing sources to jumpstart a new era of energy storage technologies for the electric/hybrid vehicle, grid, and consumer electronics markets. Through its programs, CalCharge will enable diverse stakeholders to collaborate, identify barriers to emerging technology success, develop solutions, and help provide access to resources that clear the path to commercialization.
About CalCharge Technology Acceleration Program
CalCharge and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are committed to accelerating technology innovation in the California energy storage industry. Berkeley Lab, in keeping with the Department of Energy’s goal of more deeply engaging private industry with the national labs, is dedicating significant resources to helping member companies with technology assessment, R&D support, modeling and design, and IP management. CalCharge intends to expand upon this model to include services from other regional research institutions as well.
About Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
About Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Group
The Electrochemical Technologies Group at Berkeley Lab conducts innovative research to understand the basic and fundamental science of next-generation batteries and to overcome technological barriers to their commercialization. Funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy, it is one of the world’s leading centers for advanced battery and fuel cells research. Current programs are focused on batteries for electric vehicles and grid storage, and fuel cells for transportation and stationary applications.
CalCEF works to promote the transition to a clean energy economy by creating institutions and investment vehicles that grow markets for clean energy technologies. CalCEF is a nonprofit umbrella organization that pursues statewide and national agendas via 1) CalCEF Innovations, a 501(c)(3) that leads CalCEF’s analysis and product development; and 2) the California Clean Energy Fund, a 501(c)(4) that executes and scales the CalCEF investment strategy via a fund-of-funds model, partnering with leading investment managers.