WattJoule is focused on the energy storage market, as a provider of world-class engineering services and technology development with specialized expertise in flow batteries. We were founded in 2012 by Dr. Frank Gibbard and Greg Cipriano, experienced entrepreneurs in the energy business, and knowledgeable about difficult product development challenges. Our platform technology is based on over $20 million worth of early R&D work funded by the DOE, DOD, and the NSF starting in 2010. WattJoule now has an IP portfolio consisting of patents, exclusive licenses, and trade secrets and valuable hands-on know-how. WattJoule has two distinct offerings:
- A US based Engineering and Manufacturing Cluster focused on energy storage solutions, with special expertise on flow batteries, applicable to a broad range of chemistries. The Cluster leverages both our long-term partner resource base and the benefits of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). You can learn more here.
- Providing technology licensing & engineering services for the adoption of our ElectriStor™ Gen1, next generation Vanadium Redox Flow Battery (VRFB) platform, that enables a significant 50% cost savings over conventional VRFB. This has been licensed to a large energy company and is open to additional licensing opportunities. You can learn more here.
WattJoule’s “think globally, act locally” business model embraces a holistic cost reduction spiral for energy storage solutions, utilizing an open innovation approach combined with large strategic industrial partners, both upstream and downstream in the energy storage value chain. WattJoule has a world-class team that is based on strong entrepreneurship, deep technical experience in energy hardware product development, and the professional discipline to help realize our customer’s vision.
Our primary customers are early-stage companies with disruptive technology and large strategic energy companies focused on the energy storage market that seek our unique expertise and industry network for scalable flow battery with a substantial cost reduction and accelerated deployment. For these customers, we offer engineering services for project planning, early platform validation, product development / deployment and investor grade due diligence, across the entire flow battery supply chain. We offer additional custom engineering services as required, to support specific customer product roadmaps.
Our secondary customers are strategic stakeholders throughout the energy storage supply chain that require our Cluster services, in order to facilitate the scalable deployment of their customer’s energy storage solution.