ZincFive Earns Prestigious Finalist Spot in S&P Global 2023 Platts Global Energy Awards

ZincFive’s BC Series Battery Cabinets earn coveted recognition for industry-leading excellence in Energy Storage Solutions (ESS)

PORTLAND, Oregon—(October, 2023)— ZincFive®, the world leader in nickel-zinc (NiZn) battery-based solutions for immediate power applications, has been named a finalist for the S&P Global 2023 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 Global Energy Award finalists for their exemplary innovation, leadership, and performance.  

ZincFive’s BC Series Battery Cabinet, which was also selected as a finalist for the Emerging Technology of the Year Category in 2020, utilizes safe and sustainable NiZn battery technology to provide uninterruptible power solutions for mission critical applications. 

ZincFive BC 2 Battery Cabinet with door open showcasing ZincFive's nickel-zinc batteries

ZincFive BC Series UPS Battery Cabinets are the first nickel-zinc battery energy storage solution with backward and forward compatibility with megawatt class UPS inverters. The BC 2 model offers the smallest footprint per Kilowatt, improving on the previous record-holder, ZincFive’s original BC battery cabinet. In addition, ZincFive’s NiZn technology offers minimal maintenance requirements, no thermal runaway, and the higher reliability demanded for mission-critical applications while placing an emphasis on sustainability. ZincFive’s nickel-zinc batteries have a significantly lower end-to-end climate impact than lead-acid and lithium batteries, as validated by an expert third-party analysis.

Established in 1999 and often described as “the Oscars” of the energy industry, the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight achievement in 20 categories spanning the entire energy complex. 

Winners of the 25th annual Platts Global Energy Awards will be announced on 7 December 2023. The winners of the Platts Global Energy Awards are determined by an independent judging panel of international energy experts whose backgrounds and experiences include regulation, policymaking, corporate leadership, trading and strategic consulting. 

“We are extremely proud that ZincFive’s BC Series Battery Cabinets have been selected as finalists for the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards,” said Tim Hysell, CEO and Co-Founder of ZincFive. “This recognition highlights the game-changing capabilities of our nickel-zinc battery technology. Our mission remains focused on delivering high-performance, safe and sustainable immediate power solutions to the global energy markets.”

About ZincFive, Inc.
ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc batteries and power solutions. Supported by an impressive portfolio of international patents, ZincFive technology harnesses The Power of Good Chemistry™ to propel the world forward. ZincFive technology leverages the safety and sustainability of nickel-zinc chemistry to provide unparalleled high power density and performance for mission critical applications. ZincFive is a privately held company based in Tualatin, Oregon. For more information, visit www.zincfive.com.

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