Tim Powers is the Vice President, Business Development at ZPower. He has been critical in ZPower’s commercializing of silver-zinc technology—a safe, non-flammable and rechargeable Li-ion battery alternative used to power devices manufactured by Bose, Medtronic and more.

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3 Ways New Li-Ion Transit Rules Impact Small Device Builders

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) is the most commonly used rechargeable battery type in small consumer electronics today. But as demands for smaller devices continue to grow, so does the awareness around the shortcomings of this popular chemistry—namely its propensity to catch fire. Li-ion batteries are classified as hazardous. And as such, stringent regulations regarding their handling and…