Eos Energy Enterprises Invited to Submit Part II Loan Application by U.S. Department of Energy
Zinc battery company to expand domestic manufacturing capabilities
EDISON, NJ, Feb. 24 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eos Energy Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOSE) (“Eos”), a leading provider of safe, scalable, efficient and sustainable zinc-based energy storage systems, today announced today that it has completed Part I of the US Department of Energy’s (“DOE”) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Loan Program. To be invited to submit a Part II loan application, Eos had to demonstrate to the DOE that Eos’ Znyth™ battery uses innovative technology and avoids or reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Eos will now proceed to Part II of the loan application process in support of the previously announced expansion of its domestic Turtle Creek manufacturing plant to more than triple its capacity to 800 MWh by the end of the year. year.
Located outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the expanded Turtle Creek facility is expected to create more than 125 green jobs and provide Eos with an additional 46,000 square feet of space to expand production of its Znyth aqueous zinc battery technology. ™ as customer demand continues to grow.
“We are very pleased and grateful to the DOE for inviting Eos to submit a Part II loan application,” said Joe Mastrangelo, CEO of Eos. “The DOE offers high-growth American companies like Eos the opportunity to lead the global energy transition by fostering a renaissance of domestic manufacturing in the United States. Eos has invested in a national supply chain where 80% of our raw materials are within a five-hour drive of our factory – and our goal is to be over 90% by the end of 2022. We We are excited to begin the Part II process and continue to develop Eos as a leader in flexible, long-duration energy storage.
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Project Loan Program provides incentives to new and established renewable energy providers to implement projects, including manufacturing projects, to support and help reinvigorate, advance and transform America’s energy infrastructure. Through its Title 17 Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program, it can help finance catalytic, replicable, and market-ready renewable energy and efficient energy technologies with $3.0 billion in loan guarantees available. The program aims to help close the gap in commercial financing for energy projects in the United States that use innovative technology to reduce, avoid, or sequester greenhouse gas emissions.
The DOE’s Lending Programs Office (“LPO”) invitation to Eos to apply for a Part II loan guarantee reflects LPO’s determination that its project meets the stated technical eligibility requirements. in the applicable LPO solicitation based on the documents submitted to the DOE at the time of its determination. DOE’s invitation to submit a Part II application, however, does not guarantee that DOE will invite Eos into the due diligence and term sheet negotiation process, that DOE will propose a term sheet to Eos, or that the terms of a term sheet will be in accordance with the terms offered by Eos. The foregoing matters are entirely dependent upon the results of DOE’s review and evaluation of a Part II application, and DOE’s decision whether or not to proceed.
Eos Energy Enterprises, Inc. is accelerating the shift to clean energy with positively ingenious solutions that are transforming the way the world stores energy. Our revolutionary Znyth™ aqueous zinc battery was designed to overcome the limitations of conventional lithium-ion technology. Safe, scalable, efficient, sustainable – and made in the USA – it’s the heart of our innovative systems that provide utility, industrial and commercial customers today with a proven and reliable energy storage alternative. Eos was founded in 2008 and is based in Edison, New Jersey. For more information about Eos (NASDAQ: EOSE), visit eose.com.
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