Power Technology Contracts with BC Research for Battery Technology Testing and Verification

May 04, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Power Technology Inc. (Las Vegas, NV) announced that it has contracted BC Research Inc. (Vancouver, BC) to provide independent testing and verification of Power Technology's unique and patented battery technologies. Together with Power Technology's technical staff, BC Research will develop state-of-the-art processes in the areas of prototype design, construction and testing for high-performance, rechargeable, minimized lead-acid and high-performance minimized nickel-ferrous batteries; and computer modeling to minimize prototype scale-up and development costs and maximize prototype performance.

BC Research will establish and operate a facility for Power Technology within the BC Research and Innovation Complex. BC Research will procure all the necessary equipment on Power Technology's behalf, and design, conduct and interpret all the required experiments. BC Research will provide technical direction and leadership for the project and work in close collaboration with Power Technology's technical team in Las Vegas.

Lee Balak, president of Power Technology, stated, "We are very encouraged and excited to have BC Research undertake the task of completing our novel patented battery technologies. These tasks, once completed, will give our company a giant step towards OEM acceptance and bring us to the doorstep of commercialization. The combination of our dedicated scientific team, BC Research, coupled with our recent in-stitutional investor, Swartz LLC, feels like a winning combination."