Lithium ion battery maker Boston Power lands $125 million and plans to move most of its operations to China to serve the burgeoning electric-vehicle market.
Lithium ion battery company is trying to get $100 million in stimulus funds to help build a factory that will make batteries for cars and laptops.
With growing concern over the lack of U.S. car battery manufacturing, Boston Power says a proposed auto and laptop battery plant in Massachusetts is "shovel ready."
After three years of development, Boston Power sees its long-lasting Sonata laptop batteries now enter the marketplace as it looks to expand into different products.
The lithium ion battery maker gets $55 million in a Series D round to accelerate move from laptop batteries into transportation and utility energy storage.
After three years of development, upstart Boston-Power is expected to announce a customer that will include its premium batteries in laptops early next year.
With political paralysis and the turmoil of Solyndra in Washington, states are taking the lead on green technology action, pitting individual states against other countries.
Rural areas outside the reach of mobile phone network will get off-grid, solar-powered base stations designed for low-cost and battery storage.
Deal is part of a $12 million grant from Swedish Energy Agency to advance an all-electric, zero-emissions version of Saab 9-3.
The Bay State used to rival Silicon Valley for tech industry leadership. Can green tech help it regain some of that cachet?