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New Dominion Enterprises Wins Air Force SBIR Funding for Energy Innovation
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New Dominion Enterprises Wins Air Force SBIR Funding for Energy Innovation

After rigorous scientific review, New Dominion Enterprises, Inc. (NDE), a San Antonio energy technology company, won an Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I $50,000 contract in early February for its battery additive innovation. New Dominion is commercializing inorganic electrolyte materials that stabilize organic lithium-ion battery electrolytes, resulting in more durable, longer-lasting, and safer lithium batteries. Their dual-use technology has potential applications ranging from consumer batteries to batteries used with electrified transportation and micro power grids. The product was fully developed and tested under a U.S. government contract. Co-founder and chief scientist Mason K. Harrup invented the inorganic electrolyte materials for lithium batteries ...
EPIcenter Incubator, Accelerator Programs Help Startups Launch Clean Energy Innovations
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EPIcenter Incubator, Accelerator Programs Help Startups Launch Clean Energy Innovations

Startups San Antonio continues its series on significant San Antonio startup programs. You can read articles on Geekdom’s pre-accelerator program, the CivTechSA program for startups, and RealCo’s long-term accelerator program. San Antonio also has a pre-incubator, an incubator, and an accelerator program specifically designed for startups working on clean energy innovation. Read more about EPIcenter and its unique programs. Many may not know San Antonio ranked as the sixth highest U.S. city in solar energy capacity in 2017, according to the report Shining Cities 2018: How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America. “New energy” is focused on renewable or alternative clean energy sources or enhancements on current methods, a rapidly emerging industry that is one of sev...