Paper Battery Company Nominated for Best in Energy Storage by NY Clean Tech Center for Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Later Stage Awards

June 21, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Paper Battery Company has been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Best in Energy Storage Later Stage Award. The awards recognize innovative mid to later stage cleantech companies around the world who actively support the business clusters and incubators in their regions. Paper Battery Company was nominated for the 2012 Later Stage Awards by GCCA Member Cluster, NY Clean Tech Center at the Tech Garden, Syracuse NY, for a successful track record of technology transformation. Winning companies will be announced at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference on November 13, 2012 in Savannah, Georgia.

"Being nominated for a GCCA Later Stage Award underscores the company's steady progress in technology commercialization" said Shreefal Mehta, founding CEO of the Paper Battery Company, "We are humbled to be selected in this list of promising companies from across the US."

"The annual Later Stage Awards has become the international showcase of cleantech's rising stars," said Shawn Lesser of Watershed Capital Group and Co-Founder of the GCCA. "All the nominees are developing innovative clean technologies and growing their local green economies and we are thrilled to support them through our award."

Three categories new to this year's awards are BioEnergy, Smart Grid/Sustainable IT and Tidal/Hydropower. Over the next 5 months the nominations will be evaluated based on the merits of technology innovation and business acumen by over 30 venture capital and cleantech judges hand-selected for the Later Stage Awards. Combined, the GCCA judges have invested over $3.5 billion in clean technology.

A full list of the 2012 Later Stage Award nominations can be found at http://www.globalcleantech.org/2012-award-nominees/

About Paper Battery Company
The Paper Battery Company, located at the Russell Sage College INVEST Incubator, has designed a transformational process to print an ultrathin ultracapacitor. The company's first product line, PowerPatchâ„¢, provides scalable voltage, energy and power in a patternable, planar package. The long life, environmentally friendly device reduces battery waste, enhances function of lithium batteries and can be designed to fit in or around the tight confines of portable electronic components. The structurally embedded, high-power sheets make ubiquitous energy storage possible, with transformative impact on power management and usage in computing, electronics and transportation.
Paper Battery Company Media Contact: Shreefal Mehta, CEO; info@paperbatteryco.com; Ph: 518-244-4628

About the Global Cleantech Cluster Association
The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) creates conduits for companies to harness the tremendous benefits of international cleantech cluster collaboration in an efficient, affordable, and structured network. The GCCA provides a gateway for established and emerging cleantech companies to gain exposure to potential investors, new markets, influential networks, innovative technologies and best practices. GCCA was founded by swisscleantech, the Finnish Cleantech Cluster, and Watershed Capital, Technica Communications and Skipso. For more information about the GCCA, please visit
http://www.globalcleantech.org