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EnerDel (HEV) To Participate In Tokyo Smart Grid Project

It’s being announced  this morning that EnerDel (HEV) has participated in a Tokyo smart grid project scheduled to come online in a few months.  The project involves several companies from around the world including EnerDel, Mazda and Itochu Corp (EnerDel’s sales/marketing partner in Japan and long time investor) and aims to construct a complete smart grid marrying the components of electric vehicles and solar power. 

EnerDel has outfitted Mazda vehicles with its lithium batteries along … Read the rest

Ener1 (HEV) Signs MOU With ITOCHU Corp To Enter Japanese Market

Ener1 (HEV), maker of lithium ion batteries has signed a memorandum of understanding with ITOCHU of Japan to outline a partnership that would introduce HEV products into the Japanese automotive marketplace.  ITOCHU will serve as Ener1’s sales, marketing and development partner for both Japanese auto OEM’s and Tier One suppliers.  The agreement also sets the stage for ITOCHU to introduce HEV batteries as an energy storage solution for the solar power market.

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