SOURCE: alpha-En Corporation

alpha-En Corporation

January 21, 2016 08:30 ET

alpha-En Corporation and Argonne National Laboratory Partner to Advance Commercialization of High Purity Lithium

TARRYTOWN, NY--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2016) - alpha-En Corporation (OTC PINK: ALPE), an innovative clean technology company focused on enabling next-generation battery technologies by producing high purity lithium metal and associated products, announced today it has entered into a collaborative agreement with Argonne National Laboratory, of the U.S. Department of Energy, to optimize alpha-En's technology and further the Company's efforts to expedite commercialization.

Argonne National Laboratory, the nation's first and largest national laboratory, offers a vast array of resources and world class scientific expertise to Companies commercializing technologies of interest to the United States Government. Argonne works closely with the country's leading private and public companies, universities, and government agencies to help them advance America's scientific leadership and prepare the nation for a better future.

"Partnering with Argonne, a prestigious national laboratory with a proven track record for advancing next- generation technologies is a significant milestone for alpha-En," said Steve Fludder, CEO of alpha-En. "This relationship will not only provide us access to Argonne's experienced team of Process Engineers, Chemists and Materials Scientists who will play a role to help us further scale our manufacturing process, but it will also allow us to gain access to Argonne's network of partners which include many of the top energy companies and battery manufacturers in the world today."

Argonne's Materials Engineering Research Facility specializes in working with manufacturers to advance processes, such as those used to scale up materials with higher yields that enable more efficient and economical production of next-generation technologies. 

About alpha-En Corporation
alpha-En Corporation (OTC PINK: ALPE) is an innovative clean technology company focused on enabling next generation battery technologies by developing and bringing to market high purity lithium metal and associated products produced in an environmentally sustainable manner. For more information, please visit http://alpha-encorp.com.

About Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne National Laboratory seeks solutions to pressing national problems in science and technology. The nation's first national laboratory, Argonne conducts leading-edge basic and applied scientific research in virtually every scientific discipline. Argonne researchers work closely with researchers from hundreds of companies, universities, and federal, state and municipal agencies to help them solve their specific problems, advance America's scientific leadership and prepare the nation for a better future.

With employees from more than 60 nations, Argonne is managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. DOE's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit science.energy.gov.

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