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  • Axion Power Concentrator 244: June 14: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    JP,
    Would you mind commenting on this meeting, which begins today?
    It sounds like a pretty big deal to me, but have we participated in such things before?

    For me, it breathes new life into my hopes regarding grid storage.

    edit: I would also wonder if grid deals might be facilitated by a (hopefully) upcoming partnership with a big battery maker at BMW's request.
    Jun 19 09:06 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 244: June 14: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Nice find, ii

    Washington, D.C. Meeting: Energy Storage Economics 2.0
    June 19th 2013, Wednesday 9:30am - 12:30pm EST / Streamed Panel Discussion: 7:00am - 8:30am PDT / 10:00pm - 11:30pm EDT / 16:00 - 17:30 (Paris-Brussels)

    http://bit.ly/16fmIG4

    In light of ever growing electricity demand, congestion, and reliability concerns, the cost-benefit landscape for distributed storage is undergoing a notable breakthrough. Following a series of comprehensive energy storage meetings in New York City and the successful launch of Agrion’s new Energy Storage Initiative, Agrion is hosting a roundtable in Washington D.C.

    The roundtable will include some of the nation’s most dynamic commercial storage leaders to discuss:

    • Smart storage, and solar + storage investments for RE Portfolio owners and managers

    • The evolving regulatory landscape to incentivize storage projects via utilities and PJM

    • Demand side revenues from dynamic participation in PJM ancillary markets

    • Resiliency strategies with storage vs. traditional backup generation

    • The promise and recent developments in storage financing

    • Key evolving technologies and corresponding best applications

    58 people will attend this meeting, among them

    Axion Power International
    Senior Vice President, Business Development, Sales & Marketing

    Axion Power International, I
    CEO
    Jun 18 11:34 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 244: June 14: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    "Despite the frequency at which the engine was continuously stopped followed by immediate re-starts, and with a regularity which the average motorist is unlikely to experience even in the most heavily congested urban traffic, the SpeedStart units still had sufficient time to generate more than three times the amount of electrical energy required to restart the engine following each stop event."

    Sounds like the next step is to find a battery which will efficiently receive and store all that electrical energy.
    I wonder which OEM(s) have been testing these units?
    Jun 18 01:52 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I'm Betting Big On MusclePharm [View article]
    Nice article.
    I think most investors are looking at uplisting to be the next catalyst for the stock.
    I have always felt that the NYSE is a bit more prestigious than the NAS, and I was assuming that the NYSE was to be their first choice, with the NAS being their "safety".
    I know you used the NASDAQ as an example to prove your point that they qualify for either one, but do you have an opinion as to which the company would prefer?
    Jun 18 01:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I'm Betting Big On Implant Sciences [View article]
    Since Dr. Jones was mentioned only by name, people might want to learn exactly what he brings to the table.

    Dr. Darryl Jones
    Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
    Joining Implant Sciences in May, 2012, Dr. Jones brings significant homeland security industry experience to the Company's sales and marketing efforts. He was previously Vice President of Global Product Management at Safran's Morpho Detection, where he managed one of the largest ETD and EDS product portfolios in the industry, and helped launch the X-ray and Raman spectroscopy product lines. Prior to GE Security's sale to Safran, Dr. Jones was General Manager of Global Security Sales at GE Security, where he recruited and developed a global sales team focused on six key markets and achieved year-over-year top line growth. During his three year tenure as sales leader, Dr. Jones nearly tripled the revenue in the non-aviation markets. Previously, he was Global Business Manager at GE Healthcare, and a Senior Product Manager at Corning, Inc./Photonic Technologies. Dr. Jones has been issued a patent, authored six papers in scientific publications, and delivered nine conference presentations. He received his PhD in Optical Science and Engineering from the University of Alabama, and a Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Fisk University.
    Jun 17 12:05 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I'm Betting Big On Implant Sciences [View article]
    Mention "Implant Sciences" in a positive light anywhere on the internet, and people come out of the woodwork to rail against it.

    A paranoid person might suspect that it is their competition which is behind a lot of it.
    Jun 16 09:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    No problem.
    Jun 14 03:41 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    "No company has the money to hold an unlimited Q&A on a CC."

    Futurist,
    I feel that this is a patronizing statement. I understand that they don't have the money to hold an unlimited Q&A session. In point of fact, no company has the money to do unlimited anything. Money by definition is a limiting factor to any endeavor.

    I had a question to ask during the CC, and I was cut off, as were many others here. My view is that CC's are there for shareholders to ask questions, especially questions which pertain to the info presented immediately prior to the Q&A session.

    If you feel that the Q&A session was handled well, fine. I do not.
    We can agree to disagree, but please do not address me as though I am an idiot (even if it is true :).
    Jun 14 12:06 PM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    This is another point of confusion which could probably be cleared up with one or two appropriate questions during the conference call...if we were allowed to ask questions during the conference call.
    Jun 14 10:16 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]


    Axion Power Receives Order To Supply Class 8 Truck Battery Strings For ePower

    http://bit.ly/19uYQD5

    Axion Power International Chairman & CEO Tom Granville commented, "Although this order is not material from a revenue point of view because it is for a single truck, it is an important step forward for the Class 8 truck fuel-saving program. ePower founder Jay Bowman and crew took the initial Class 8 truck, outfitted with PbC batteries and electronics, for a 1400-mile test drive designed, in his words, 'to try and break it.' They drove it hard, at times with a trailer and at times without one. They were happy with the test run, and have been pleased with the results of all the joint testing we have been engaged in, and after this test, decided to move forward and convert the second truck with our PbC batteries. While we will continue to try and improve the fuel savings achieved with the ePower system combined with our batteries, I think this re-order is evidence of ePower's satisfaction with our PbC product. It also speaks to their commitment to our combined technologies going forward as we progress to the next step validation in small-fleet application."
    Jun 13 10:41 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    FWIW ePower tells us this on their website:

    "An optional all electric APU enables you to save even more money and remain compliant with anti-idling legislation wherever the vehicle operates."

    http://bit.ly/13BUSUk
    Jun 12 10:20 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    OT. Another project goes to Maxwell...

    http://bit.ly/15UR9kO

    Maxwell Technologies, Soitec Join Forces To Demonstrate Benefits Of Integrating Energy Storage With Concentrating Photovoltaic (CPV) Technology

    "Maxwell has been awarded a $1.39 million contract by the California Energy Commission's Research and Development program to fund design and integration of an ultracapacitor-based energy storage system with Soitec's CPV system located on the campus of University of California, San Diego one of the nation's greenest universities and a second commercial scale system at Soitec's solar power plant in Southern California. The integrated systems will also take advantage of other technology advances, including solar forecasting and predictive energy control, to maximize the benefit of incorporating ultracapacitor energy storage."
    Jun 11 05:14 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Thanx, JP
    Jun 11 04:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Thanks, HTL
    I guess the batteries are in those metal boxes in the picture then.
    Jun 11 03:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    JP, since you are probably the only one here who has seen ePower's trucks, can I ask where they are putting those 56 batteries? I am hoping that an operator would not have to give up space in the trailer, but I can't think of any way they could fit all of them in the engine compartment with the generator.
    Jun 11 03:21 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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