International Women and Girls in Science Day— Progress for Women in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Workforce – but Much More to Do!Featured
February 11 marked the third annual United Nation’s International Women and Girls in Science Day. Celebrated worldwide, its purpose is both to recognize the achievements of women in science and to encourage girls to study science. We at Cadenza are proud of our efforts to encourage women in STEM, led by the example and the work of our founder and CEO Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud.
US Should Not Shut its Doors on Talented ImmigrantsFeatured
Without a pool of workers trained in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Cadenza and other innovators will be unable to grow and prosper.
China is Leading the Booming Global Battery MarketFeatured
The biggest take-away message from global developments is that China has the ball; both from a policy and an investment side. The Chinese central government is continuing to provide clear policy around the need for electrification using renewables and battery technology.
The Paris Accord: Still Necessary and Important
At its core, exiting from the Paris Accord neither eliminates the underlying climate change conditions that led to nearly 200 nations entering into this voluntary agreement nor stops the need for a full range of steps to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Thoughts from the recent US Department of Energy/ARPA-E Enhancing Capital Flow Into Early Stage Clean Energy Workshop
ARPA-E is an agency of the US Department of Energy tasked with identifying, assisting and funding research and development of advanced energy technologies, modeling itself after the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Cadenza Innovation is a ARPA-E award recipient from 2013.
Clean Energy Jobs
I was honored to attend and participate in the HUB2016 Conference in Sweden in late November. As an innovator and business developer in the battery and the energy field, I see many opportunities to improve the world for future generation and to contribute to strong economic development.
EV at the Paris Auto Show
Daimler described earlier this year at the Geneva Auto Show that its Accumotive battery subsidiary will spend $550M on a second battery pack assembly plant, tripling its production capacity.
Great prospects in the grid storage market
It is clear that, as costs come down, and energy density and safety rise, the ability of our technologies to provide firm, reliable, fast–responding, and emission–free dispatchable power, will solve many of the issues facing the grid.
The Electric Vehicle (EV) market is booming and the future looks good
Norway just became the fourth country to surpass the 100,000 electric vehicles (EV) sales mark
UL code adds non-cascading requirement
In order for the in-building, lithium ion grid storage market to scale, it is clear that the safety of such systems will need to be thoroughly understood and addressed.
Call to Action on Climate Change
Breakthrough agreement reached on climate change at Paris Conference
Pending patent troll legislation (HR9)
I recently wrote to my Congressman to express my opposition to H.R. 9, the so–called Innovation Act