EPS awarded the Soldier Power 2.0 Program

Published on March 20, 2017
Written by April Becerra

City of Industry, CA, March 20, 2017 –

Electric Power Systems (EPS) has been selected by the United States Army and Amprius, Inc. to design, develop, build and test the Energy Storage System (ESS) for a Portable Soldier Battery dubbed Soldier Power 2.0.

The objectives of the project include reducing the amount of weight a Soldier carries while improving the overall survivability and human factors associated with the battery. EPS will provide the Battery Management System (BMS), Packaging, Test, and Integration of Amprius’ cells.

“We are thrilled to work with The Army and Amprius, on this exciting project,” said Randy Dunn, VP of Engineering and Co-founder of Electric Power Systems.

“EP Systems’ flexible packaging, modular BMS and fault-tolerant safety features create a powerful combination when accompanied by Amprius’ cutting edge Silicon Nanowire lithium-ion cell technology.” CEO Nathan Millecam said. “Working any project that can make a favorable impact on military personnel is a key part of EPS’s mission and overall strategy.”

About Electric Power Systems (EPS)

Electric Power Systems (EPS) provides disruptive technologies to high-reliability markets by providing world-class energy storage systems that are safe, reliable and low cost. EPS’s vision is to disrupt how we travel through its battery and technology solutions. For more info, visit www.ep-sys.net.