BuildingGreen names Aquion Energy’s “saltwater” battery a Top Product 10 for 2017
October 6, 2016 — BuildingGreen, an independent, mission-based consultancy and publisher and a leading source on healthy and sustainable design and construction strategies, has named Aquion Energy’s Aqueous HybridIon “saltwater” battery to its prestigious Top 10 Products for 2017.
Each year, BuildingGreen recognizes green building products that significantly improve upon standard “business-as-usual” practices. These products help transform the industry by conserving energy and water, reducing emissions, and fundamentally changing the industry’s approach to building systems.
Pittsburgh’s Aquion Energy is changing the energy storage paradigm by manufacturing high-performance batteries that are clean, safe, sustainable and cost-effective. Its Aspen batteries are based on proprietary Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) chemistry which has a unique environmentally-friendly electrochemical design, and they are the first and only batteries in the world to be Cradle to Cradle Certified™. Aspen batteries contain no heavy metals or toxic chemicals and are non-flammable and non-explosive, making them the safest batteries in the world – designed for use in pristine environments, island locations, homes and businesses.