Troy company seeks to revamp lead-acid battery

by Joseph Szczesny
The Oakland Press
November 11, 2012

Stan Ovshinsky’s spirit of innovation lives on in a new, Troy-based start-up company, which is preparing to produce a new battery that can help make hybrid vehicles more powerful and less expensive.

Ovshinsky died last month just short of his 90th birthday, but he helped inspire the creation of Energy Power Systems LLC in Troy, which has set about revamping the lead-acid battery, which has been used as a source of power for nearly 150 years…

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