EnerG2 Opens Plant For Carbon Materials | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 8 | p. 23 | Concentrates
Issue Date: February 20, 2012

EnerG2 Opens Plant For Carbon Materials

Department: Business
Keywords: nanostructured-materials, energy
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The EnerG2 facility in Albany, Ore.
Credit: EnergG2
EnerG2 facility in Albany, Ore, where production has started of nano-structured material. The company calls the facility the world’s first plant dedicated to commercial-scale production of high-surface-area carbon materials. It sees applications in ultracapacitors and other energy storage applications.
 
The EnerG2 facility in Albany, Ore.
Credit: EnergG2

EnerG2 has started production of nanostructured materials at a new facility in Albany, Ore. The company calls the facility the world’s first dedicated to commercial-scale production of high-surface-area carbon materials. It sees applications in ultracapacitors and other energy storage devices. The plant was built with the help of $21.3 million in funding from the Department of Energy. The firm’s other backers include the University of Washington and several venture capital firms.

 
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