Navitas Systems LLC will expand its Michigan operations and move to a new location in Pittsfield Charter Township, investing $9.3 million and creating 125 jobs over the coming four years, according to the state advanced energy industry accelerator NextEnergy.
Navitas Systems LLC, a provider of energy systems and energy storage products for commercial, industrial and government customers, announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved the sale of A123 Systems’ Ann Arbor-based government business, including all U.S. military contracts, for $2.3 million.
Citing high debt and legacy costs, Energy Conversion Devices Inc. and its solar panel manufacturing subsidiary United Solar Ovonic LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Democratic lawmakers are holding news conferences around the state to talk about the need to grow Michigan’s advanced battery sector.
Just as President Barack Obama visited Holland last week to learn more about the advanced energy storage industry, students at Grand Valley State University are learning about the technology and how they can support the growing global industry.
Though the visit was partially overshadowed by partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama talked up the advanced battery industry in Holland Thursday, his second visit to the West Michigan city in 13 months.
The latest staffing and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-related companies and institutions
Massachusetts-based A123 Systems plans to celebrate hiring its 1,000th Michigan employee Monday. Scheduled to attend are United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), U.S. Rep. Sander Levin (D-Royal Oak) and […]
The latest event and meeting notices from the Detroit area’s technology-focused institutions and companies
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and businesses, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar.