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Indie Power Systems' President/CEO discusses energy management in interview.

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO Steve Tolen was interviewed on the Jeff Crilley show October 8, 2019. The interview covers the Electric Utility industry's transformation from a centralized generation system to a decentralized system. Microgrids and energy storage are also discussed. A link to a video of that interview follows.

Interview Video Link Oct 8, 2019, 2019

Indie Power Systems on team winning phase 1 DoE Li-ion Battery Recycling Prize

Indie Power Systems is a key member of the Everledger team awarded Phase 1 of the DoE’s Li-ion Battery Recycling Prize. Everledger is a blockchain technology company. The team name is listed under "Lauren Roman’s team". A link to the winning submission on the DoE site follows.

DoE Award Link Sept 27, 2019, 2019

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO to address Battery Secondary-use and Battery Recycling at the Battery Safety Summit October 24, 2019

Steve Tolen, Indie Power Systems' president/CEO, will be offering opening remarks, presenting, and moderating a panel discussion at the Battery Safety Summit in Alexandria VA on October 24, 2019. Mr. Tolen will open the segment on Safety of Recycled Lithium-ion Batteries with "Chairpersons Remarks". Later, he will be presenting "Facilitating Secondary-Use and Battery Recycling". Finally, Mr. Tolen will be moderating the panel "Ensuring Safety in Second Life Batteries". A link to the segment's agenda follows.

2019 Battery Safety Summit Agenda July 23, 2019, 2019

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO to serve on panel July 16, 2019 for the 3rd quarter meeting of the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment.

President/CEO Steve Tolen will be serving on the panel discussing secondary-use batteries along with experts representing areas from manufacturing to end-of-life recycling.

About Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP): SP provides a forum for global automotive manufacturers, their large and small suppliers, the US EPA and other government entities from around the world to work together to improve the environmental sustainability and business value of the global automotive supply chain. .

June 21, 2019

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO to serve on panel at The Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy Spring Forum Exhibit

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO Steve Tolen will be serving on a panel May 13 for the Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy 2019 Spring Forum in Indianapolis.

2019 Lugar Center For Renewable Energy Spring Foruma Agenda April 2, 2019, 2019

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO to lead Li-ion battery Secondary Use and Recycle tutorial at the 2019 International Battey Seminar & Exhibit

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO Steve Tolen will be leading a tutorial on Li-ion battery Secondary Use & Recycle on March 25 at the 2019 International Battery Seminar & Exhibit.

2019 International Battery Seminar Agenda Feb 19, 2019

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO to serve on NAATBatt Blockchain and Battery Lifecycle Management panel

Indie Power Systems' President/CEO Steve Tolen will be serving as a panelist for Blockchain and Battery Lifecycle Management on March 14 at the 2019 NAATBatt Annual Meeting and Conference.

2019 NAATBatt Conference Agenda Feb 7, 2019

Indie Power Systems is a sponsor of NAATBatt Annual Meeting and Conference. (March 19-22, 2018, San Antonio, TX)

Indie Power Systems will be sponsoring the 2018 NAATBatt Annual Meeting and Conference lanyards. "As an industry leader in battery energy storage and in the integration of secondary-use batteries in commercial storage systems, we felt it was important to support industry education efforts" stated Indie Power Systems' president/CEO Steve Tolen. Click on the image below to view conference packet information piece.

     NAATBatt Conference Mar 19, 2018

Indie Power Systems to provide training and tutorial for International Battery Seminar & Exhibit March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018, in Tutorial session #7 of the International Battery Seminar & Exhibit, Indie Power Systems' president/CEO Steve Tolen will discuss the value of secondary-use batteries and the methodology of integrating secondary-use batteries in stationary and portable energy storage.

Dec 15, 2017

Indie Power Systems Upgrades Yellowstone Microgrid

Indie Power Systems upgraded the hardware and software of its Multi-Flex™ Microgrid management system to manage the addition of a water turbine at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The Yellowstone Microgrid now manages 2 solar arrays, 4 battery arrays (each containing 52 used Camry Hybrid battery packs for a total of 208 battery packs), a water turbine, and a backup generator. Please see the image below for a detailed description of the Microgrid. Click on the image for a better view.

Sep 7, 2017

Indie Power Systems’ Steve Tolen Presents at Conference on Second Use of xEV Batteries

Indie Power Systems’president/CEO speaking at NAATBatt Workshop on Repurposing and Reuse of xEV Batteries on May 11, 2017 in Ann Arbor, MI.

May 18, 2017

Indie Power Systems’ President/CEO appears on the cover of NAATBatt Conference Brochure

Indie Power Systems’ President/CEO appears on the cover of NAATBatt Conference Brochure.

May 18, 2017

Indie Power Systems’ President/CEO named Chairman of SAE Secondary Battery Use Committee

Steve Tolen, Indie Power Systems’ President/CEO, was recently named Chairman of the SAE Secondary Battery Use Committee. Mr. Tolen states: “I am looking forward to working with everyone in the automotive industry to advance the market for Battery Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles by improving the environment for second use.”

Apr 3, 2017

Indie Power Systems to present at Defense Energy Innovation Summit & Showcase 2016

Indie Power Systems will be showcased at the Defense Energy Innovation Summit and Showcase Nov 29-Dec 1 2016, Austin, TX, USA.

Oct 21, 2016

Indie Power Systems’ President/CEO to speak on secondary-use battery energy storage at The Battery Show

Indie Power Systems President/CEO Steve Tolen will speak on secondary-use battery energy storage at “The Battery Show”, September 15, 2016, Novi, Michigan, USA.

Sep 8, 2016

Navy Energy Panel presentation

Indie Power Systems is scheduled to present Microgrid solution to Navy Energy Panel at Defense Conference on December 2, 2015

Nov 2, 2015

Featured in Palm Springs Visions magazine

Indie Power Systems is featured in Palm Springs Visions magazine article entitled, “Patents Not Pending”.

Read the full article Oct 2, 2015

Featured in National Geographic/Toyota video

Indie Power Systems is featured in a National Geographic/Toyota video.

Watch the video here. Oct 1, 2015

Presents at Technical Conference

Indie Power Systems presents at Electric Energy Storage Association’s Technical Conference. Indie Power Systems’ President/CEO presented the case for the integration of secondary-use batteries in Microgrid systems and served on the Performance Testing: Investigating Energy Storage Potential panel.

Sept 22, 2015

Presents at Technology Forum

Indie Power Systems presents at the invitation only Rice Alliance Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum.

Sep 17, 2015

Featured in Toyota Press Release


Indie Power Systems featured in Toyota Press Release.
Toyota Flips the Switch to Sustainable Power at Yellowstone National Park
Lamar Buffalo Ranch Renewable, Zero Emission Energy System Is Now Online
System Features 208 Re-used Camry Hybrid Batteries

Read the full press release. May 12, 2015