Lawrence Livermore to host CalCharge clean tech innovation effort to work with industry

Aug. 20, 2015

Lawrence Livermore is offering up its manufacturing and clean energy expertise to small businesses through a new voucher pilot program with CalCharge. (Download Image)

Lawrence Livermore to host CalCharge clean tech innovation effort to work with industry

Anne M Stark,, 925-422-9799

What: CalCharge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will announce a groundbreaking public-private partnership to engage energy storage companies with LLNL’s world-class research capabilities and facilities. Storage industry leaders and innovators as well as Lab officials will explain how they will work together to drive research and development of clean energy technologies. New green technologies will be on display. Interested press must contact the LLNL Public Affairs Office to get on site (details below).

CalCharge is an energy storage consortium that is accelerating innovation and commercialization of battery technology.

Who: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Department of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley, SLAC National Accelerator, CalCharge officials and representatives from more than 40 companies, from startups to Fortune 500s, including BMW, Bosch and Hitachi.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

See the agenda:
Reporters should arrive at the gate no later than 8:30 a.m.
8:30 to 11:40 a.m. – Speakers from LLNL, DOE and CalCharge
11:40 a.m to 12:25 p.m. - Opportunity to interview speakers
12:45 to 1:45 p.m. – Tour of the National Ignition Facility
12:45 to 3:30 p.m. – Poster session and presentations highlighting clean-tech research and resources including: microencapsulation applications in energy, gas-to-liquid via manufacturing/catalysts, solar energy materials, low energy desalination, cryogenic hydrogen storage and hydrogen fuel cells.

NOTE: Space is limited and all press must contact stark8 [at] (Anne Stark) in the LLNL Public Affairs Office for access to the site.

Tags: Energy / CalCharge