|Description||clean electric transportation|
|Grant, 8/2009 |
U.S. Department of Energy
|Venture Round, 11/2009 ||$15.5M|
|Venture Round, 1/2011 |
|Venture Round, 3/2012 ||$5M|
Ecotality, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers clean electric transportation and storage technology solutions. The company provides electric vehicle infrastructure products and solutions that are used in on-road grid-connected vehicles, material handling, and airport electric ground support applications. It engages in the development, manufacture, assembly, and sale of specialty solar products, advanced battery systems, and hydrogen and fuel cell systems. The company offers renewable energy solar modules and thin-sealed rechargeable batteries for solar energy products and off-grid power; energy engineering services, such as hydrogen, solar, battery, coal gasification, and energy delivery infrastructure; eTec SuperCharge fast charge systems for electric vehicles; Minit-Charger fast charge systems that allow material handling equipment to convert to electric power systems that can be charged conveniently; and Hydrality technology, a reactor system that stores and delivers hydrogen on-demand using magnesium compounds and water. It also offers charging systems for on-road grid-connected electric vehicles; bridge power manager systems; hydrogen internal combustion engine vehicle conversions; industrial battery systems; solar products for consumer, emergency response programs, and remote power systems; and third-party hydrogen and education related products. In addition, the company provides consulting services on educational programs, as well as offers demonstration kits, educational materials, fuel cell systems, and component parts. It serves commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and utility customers. The company was formerly known as Alchemy Enterprises, Ltd. and changed its name to ECOtality, Inc. in November 2006. ECOtality was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.