Ballast Energy, Inc.

816 Bancroft Way Suite A
Berkeley, CA 94710

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $300K
First Award Date 01/01/13
Most Recent Award Date 06/08/15

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Ho Bryan Y. Ho 3 Message
Ng Bryan Ng 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 17a
Budget: 06/08/15 - 03/07/16

The high cost of lithium-ion batteries is one of the major barriers to wider adoption of battery electric vehicles BEV). Lithium-ion cells add well over $5,000 to the cost of a BEV and erode the price- competitiveness of this zero emission alternative to gasoline powered vehicles. Ballast Energy is applying hierarchical pore structures in lithi...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: NM-2012
Budget: 01/01/13 - 12/31/13

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is developing ultra-thick lithium-ion electrodes to reduce the production cost and enhance the manufacturability of advanced lithium-ion batteries. The manufacturing approach in use today for lithium-ion batteries uses an expensive process for depositing delicate, sub-millimeter elec...