YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- alpha-Encorp, with its patented technology of electroplating thin lithium metal films and its unique, pre-lithiated anode technology, boosting lithium ion battery performance between 10% - 20%, today announced that EnerSys (ENS) - Get EnerSys Report has agreed to fund an initial 3 month exploratory project for its potential use in Aeronautics and Aerospace applications. alpha-Encorp's pre-lithiation process enables increased cell capacity by pre-loading the anode structure with lithium, consistent with minimizing and offsetting irreversible first cycle capacity loss, without added cathode mass, volume, or cost.
Kyra Paris, Director of Military Affairs, who has been shepherding the project at alpha-Encorp. stated "We have been talking with EnerSys for well over a year now and are thrilled to be able to finally announce that we are working with EnerSys on using our proprietary process and material to help improve their battery performance. We trust that this will be the first of many contracts where alpha-Encorp and EnerSys are able to work together to fulfill the needs of the Department of Defense and the Space/Aeronautics programs in the near and long term".
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alpha-Encorp (OTC:ALPE) has developed a patented process for the production of pure lithium metal and associated products at room temperature. alpha-Encorp's electrodeposition method produces thin films of pure lithium on many different substrates. We believe that our lithium metal anodes will be an enabling technology for next generation batteries among other uses.
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