Aquion Energy battery

Researchers develop a new high performance battery, that is safe, cost effective, in an environmentally friendly package.

Jay Whitacre and his team at Aquion Energy developed a saltwater battery, clean enough that Whitacre has even eaten a piece of the electrodes.

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Aquionis composed of saltwater electrolyte, manganese oxide cathode, carbon composite anode, and synthetic cotton separator.

A behind-the-scenes look at how Aquion Energy manufactures its proprietary Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries at its first full-scale manufacturing facility in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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