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July 05, 2015 9:12 PM ET

Electrical Equipment

Company Overview of Sion Power Corporation

Company Overview

Sion Power Corporation develops high-energy, rechargeable lithium sulfur batteries for portable power, mobile electronics, unmanned systems, and electric vehicles. The company was formerly known as Moltech Corporation and changed its name to Sion Power Corporation in 2002. Sion Power Corporation was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Tucson, Arizona.

2900 East Elvira

Tucson, AZ 85756

United States

Founded in 1994

Phone:

520-799-7500

Fax:

520-799-7501

Key Executives for Sion Power Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Age: 67
President and Board Member
Age: 78
Chief Technical Officer
Vice President of R&D and Manufacturing
Vice President of Commercial Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Sion Power Corporation Key Developments

Airbus DS and Sion Power Enter into Collaborative Agreement

Airbus Defence and Space and Sion Power Corporation announced the signing of a three-year Collaborative Agreement. The agreement provides for Sion Power to enhance and supply proprietary lithium sulfur (Li-S) batteries for use in Airbus Defence and Space’s Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) aircraft. This agreement extends the previously successful Zephyr 7 program in which Sion Power batteries were employed during the night, along with solar power during the day, to achieve record-breaking flights of more than 14 days without refueling or landing. The Zephyr 7 aircraft had a wing span of 70 ft (22.5 m). The Zephyr 8 aircraft is larger, with increased payload capacity, and will employ custom Li-S battery packs designed and assembled in Tucson Arizona. The Zephyr aircraft is at the forefront of the HAPS arena, holding 3 world records. Zephyr aircraft have already flown in a number of different airspaces under challenging winter conditions. Airbus Defence and Space has obtained permissions to fly these aircraft in both commercial and military situations alike. No other HAPS system has as many flight hours, reliability and flexibility of operation. The battery packs utilize Sion’s unique, high specific energy Li-S technology and provide 350 Wh/kg, the high available for a rechargeable battery. The Li-S battery packs are engineered to minimize total pack weight. Advanced electronic controls maintain battery conditions throughout the flights.

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