PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the second year in a row, ZincFive has been named a finalist for the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, with its BC Series Battery Cabinets competing for the prestigious title of Commercial Technology of the Year. S&P Global Platts, the leading global provider of energy and commodities information and news, selected Energy Award finalists from over 300 nominees for their exemplary innovation, leadership, and performance.
ZincFive’s BC Series Battery Cabinet, which was also selected as a finalist in 2020 for the Emerging Technology of the Year Award, utilizes nickel-zinc batteries to provide uninterruptible power solutions for mission critical applications in data centers and intelligent transportation infrastructure. This power-dense, sustainable, fail-safe battery energy storage solution has a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than conventional lead-acid or lithium battery storage systems. The company’s BC Series Battery Cabinets are the first nickel-zinc (NiZn) battery energy storage systems to include both backward and forward compatibility with megawatt class inverters, allowing users to easily retrofit existing lead-acid uninterruptible power and energy storage cabinets without the need for modifications.
“We’re honored that ZincFive’s BC Series Battery Cabinets were named as a finalist for the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards,” said ZincFive CEO and Co-Founder Tim Hysell. “This is a recognition that the capability of nickel-zinc batteries is a paradigm shift in battery string reliability and uptime, bringing high performing and sustainable battery and power solutions to global energy markets.”
The batteries that power the BC Series Battery Cabinet use widely available, environmentally friendly nickel and zinc. This chemistry enables higher power-density, reliability and safety, making it an attractive option for companies that want to reduce their carbon footprint and operating costs without sacrificing safety or performance. Additionally, an independent third-party expert analysis has verified that ZincFive’s nickel-zinc batteries have a significantly lower end-to-end climate impact than lead-acid and lithium battery chemistries.
“This year’s complement of 196 finalists truly indicates the outstanding innovation and supreme leadership occurring in so many sectors across our industries,” said Jenny Salinas, Vice President of Marketing at S&P Global Platts.
Winners for each of the 21 categories will be announced at the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards’ black-tie gala December 9, 2021, in New York City. To view the complete list of Award categories and finalists, as well as more information on the Awards and upcoming ceremony, visit www.globalenergyawards.com.
About ZincFive, Inc.
The modern electrified world requires safe, reliable, powerful and green battery storage to realize the potential of technology for society. ZincFive’s nickel-zinc batteries are the high-power, fail-safe, fully recyclable battery technology powering the future. ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc battery-based uninterruptible power solutions for mission critical applications in Data Centers and Intelligent Transportation as well as providing batteries and storage solutions for Electric Grid reliability and Motive applications. With over 100 patents awarded, ZincFive leverages safe, green nickel-zinc chemistry within its solutions to provide high power density and performance simultaneous with superior safety and environmental advantages. ZincFive is a privately held company based in Tualatin, Oregon. zincfive.com.
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