ReVolt Technology Named “Red Herring 100 Global” FinalistStaefa, Switzerland, January 6, 2009 – ReVolt Technology, a technology company, which has developed a rechargeable zinc-air battery, today, announced that it has been selected as a Finalist of the Red Herring 100 Global Award. Red Herring 100 winners and finalists from North America, Europe and Asia of the last three years are eligible for this coveted award. The Red Herring editorial team deploys a detailed process to whittle down a pool of 600 eligible, promising companies to the 200 finalists of this global award. Evaluations are made on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and ecosystem integration. The finalists, elite executives and venture capital leaders will celebrate the Top 100 Privately Held Companies from around the world in San Diego from January 14-16, 2009.
"The ReVolt Technology team is indeed honored to receive this award nomination from such a well respected industry thought leader," stated James P. McDougall, CEO of ReVolt Technology, Ltd. "We are grateful to the selection committee and its efforts to recognize the important technology development that ReVolt Technology and the rest of the ‘Red Herring 100 Global’ finalist companies are embarking upon."
ReVolt’s zinc-air, rechargeable battery technology provides a high energy solution for consumer and industrial market applications that is environmentally safe, reusable and recyclable. Revolt’s zinc-air technology offers up to three times the energy density of lithium-ion in an inherently safe package representing a major leap forward and compelling value proposition for energy-hungry devices.
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About ReVolt Technology
ReVolt Technology Ltd. is a technology company, which has developed a rechargeable zinc-air battery. ReVolt’s batteries may enable more high-power consumer devices and increase the lifetime of existing consumer devices significantly. The technology is a result of six years of intense research and development at SINTEF (the largest independent research institute in Scandinavia). Research on material combinations has solved issues historically related to the metal-air technology; power, lifetime and rechargeability. More information about ReVolt Technology is available on the Internet at www.revolttechnology.com.
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