BP today announced that its venturing business has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies Inc. (FreeWire), a US-based manufacturer of mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems, and plans to roll out FreeWire’s Mobi Charger units for use at selected BP retail sites in the UK and Europe during 2018.
In the late afternoon, a small group of investors joined the FreeWire team to listen to Danny Kennedy, Dawn Lippert and Arcady Sosinov discuss the current energy startup landscape.
FreeWire held a launch reception this past Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the new office and engineering space. Still residing in the great city of San Leandro, CA, the new facility is roughly four times the square footage of the previous facility.
...The panel consisted of Jawann Swislow, CIO and acting CTO, Mark Langer, Senior Software Engineer, and Forrest North, VP of Systems Integration. “We are looking for data that allows for insights into better operations or new potential markets,” says Jawann.
This year’s Energy Storage North America (ESNA) conference was considerably different than the event in years past. Not only was the crowd larger, more diverse, and more knowledgeable about energy storage opportunities, but it also included some surprising attendees: an unparalleled number of utility companies.
Forrest North has officially joined FreeWire Technologies as VP of System Integration, the team announced this week. In his new role, Forrest will be spearheading the company’s initiative to segue the Mobi technology from small-scale development to mass-scale production.
On Thursday evening, around 50 energy professionals gathered at Mercedes Benz North America for a panel on second-life lithium ion battery applications. As one of the newest players to the second-life market, Mercedes was an ideal host for the event.
On August 2nd, four engineers gathered to talk about their career path and how they've navigated or chosen between startups and corporate jobs.
FreeWire is proud to welcome Steve Schwartz as our Senior Director of Customer Success. Focused on ensuring the happiness of our customers, Steve will be continuously improving our products and services. Read on to learn more about Steve’s past, present, and his vision for the energy storage future.