Aceleron’s partnership with Total Access to Energy Solutions (Tates) to expand clean energy accessibility and tackle unsustainable battery waste in Kenya.
Engineering news (article by Marleny Arnoldi) talks about Aceleron’s partnership with Total Access to Energy Solutions (Tates) to expand clean energy accessibility and tackle unsustainable battery waste in Kenya by repurposing old battery packs.
This will be done by converting “Tates and its partners’ waste lithium-ion battery cells into repairable, upgradable and affordable long-cycle reusable battery packs to bring cleaner power to more than 800 people in off-grid communities across Kenya and its neighbours – Benin, Rwanda and Libya.”
A major motivation for Aceleron’s founders, Dr Amrit Chandan and Carlton Cummins, is to make batteries more sustainable and tackle the growing mountain of battery waste in Kenya and across the world. Less than 5% of lithium-ion batteries are recycled and the world is expected to generate two-million tonnes of waste batteries every year by 2030.
Aceleron are highlighted by London Tech Week and UK Tech Cluster Group as 1 of the 12 companies in the West Midlands district who are spearheading growth in the Tech industry.
Aceleron has been featured in UKTN’s post about 2021's Top 10 successful tech start-ups based in West Midlands.