Battery Maker Navitas To Create 125 Jobs, Invest $9.3 million In MichiganNavitas 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.
Illinois Company Buys A123 Systems Government Business, Ann Arbor LabsNavitas 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.
ECD, United Solar File Chapter 11Citing 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.
State Democrats Promote New Battery BillsDemocratic lawmakers are holding news conferences around the state to talk about the need to grow Michigan's advanced battery sector.
Grand Valley Beefs Up Role In Battery IndustryJust 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.
Obama Visits Michigan To Hail Advanced Battery ProductionThough 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.
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