Sol Chip and Tadiran To Collaborate on Solar Battery Development

Ed. note: This announcement appeared in more than 300 international news and media outlets.

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 14, 2014 — Sol Chip announced a collaboration agreement with Tadiran Batteries for solar battery development and marketing cooperation.

Founded in 2009, Sol Chip is an energy-harvesting company that has developed a maintenance-free Everlasting Solar Battery. Sol Chip’s technology provides a platform for disruptive technological applications, such as precision agriculture and Internet of Things (IoT). Sol Chip’s innovative technology is designed to enable autonomous operation of devices and systems powered by a “plug and play” solar energy source.

Tadiran Batteries (a fully owned subsidiary of SAFT) is a leading manufacturer of a wide line of lithium batteries. Tadiran batteries are widely used for a variety of applications, including AMR utility meters, System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), data loggers, GPS emergency locators, animal tracking devices, GPS asset/container tracking, GPS vehicle tracking, environmental measurement, and RFID devices.

Many of these outdoor wireless applications such as wireless sensors, RF tags, GPS require a long-life battery. For such applications, Tadiran sees the potential value of Sol Chip’s Energy Harvester that can charge Tadiran’s batteries, thus enabling autonomous, maintenance-free operation. The combination of Sol Chip’s Energy Harvester and Tadiran’s battery can potentially provide energy for the lifetime of the application.

Read the full announcement about Sol Chip and Tadiran.

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