SFU alumni entrepreneurs to bring affordable renewable energy to remote communities

September 24, 2020
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Four SFU alumni entrepreneurs are giving used electric vehicle batteries a second life by converting them to clean-energy storage units that can help remote communities inexpensively transition to renewable energy.

The increasing global demand for electric vehicles means more electric vehicle batteries will be disposed in the landfill unless they are repurposed.

Entrepreneurs Sumreen Rattan, Gurmesh Sidhu, Gabriel Soares, and Edward Chiang saw an opportunity to solve the problem using their knowledge as graduates of the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

Coupling their education with their passion for clean tech, they established Moment Energy in 2019. The company builds custom energy-storage units by modifying the electronic and mechanical components of used electric vehicle batteries.

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