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Zero Carbon Capital invests in Echion Technologies’ Series A

Investors in this round: Zero Carbon Capital

We’re really excited to announce our participation in Echion Technologies £10m Series A. Echion are developing niobium anodes for use in Li-ion batteries. The inclusion of niobium improves energy-density and charge-speed while maintaining high safety, putting them at a distinct advantage to current anode technologies.

Batteries will be at the heart of the zero-carbon energy transition from end-product uses like cars and trucks to static grid storage that both regulates and powers the grid. Echion’s improvements to Li-ion will significantly expand the applicability of Li-ion batteries and improve their performance in existing applications. One area that we are particularly excited about is long-distance, heavy duty vehicles, where the combination of high energy density and fast charge times could unlock electrification and eliminate over 1 Gt CO2e emissions.

It has been so much fun getting to know Jean and the team at Echion. They’re so passionate and knowledgable, it’s a pleasure to work with them on accelerating our zero-carbon future.

Zero Carbon Capital  invests in Echion Technologies’ Series A

By Zero Carbon Capital13 Sep 2021