Altairnano: Redefining the Grid and Hybrid Cars

Altairnano's innovative battery design, which has been designed in Nevada and is produced in Indiana, may well restart the pure-play electric vehicle industry and redefine electric power delivery.

Published: 06-Feb-2009

ANDERSON, Ind. -- Experts predict that the lithium-ion battery market will top $9 billion within five years. Altair Nanotechnologies is ready to help drive that market, according to Altairnano CEO Terry Copeland.

Altairnano’s innovative battery design, which has been designed in Nevada and is produced in Indiana, may well restart the pure-play electric vehicle industry and redefine electric power delivery particularly in an emerging green era of alternative energy sources. The advantages?

"Power capacity, cycle life, temperature range and safety," Copeland told MidwestBusiness.com in a recent interview from the company’s corporate headquarters in Reno, Nev. Altairnano’s battery product deploys nanotechnology-focused lithium-titanate cells that offer numerous advantages over both traditional lead-acid and newer nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery cells.

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