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Epishine, a leading energy impact company, and Nichicon, the world's leading capacitor manufacturer, deepen their strategic partnership with the introduction of a revolutionary self-charging battery concept. This concept simplifies the design of light-powered electronics, providing a power solution as easy to integrate as traditional batteries. In doing so, it addresses sustainability, usability, and cost-related concerns, marking a significant stride towards a new era in powering electronics.

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The presentation of Epishine’s and Nichicon’s self-charging batteries as a joint market concept showcases how powering devices sustainably can be made easy. Their joint concept is an optimized combination of Epishine’s high performing solar cells and Nichicon’s groundbreaking LTO-batteries. The result is an integrated solderless autonomous power solution with high efficiency. It stands as a sustainable, user-friendly and cost-effective alternative to disposable and re-chargeable batteries, reducing time-to-market and cutting down on product development costs.

Klas Engström, Sales Director at Nichicon explained, "At Nichicon, we believe in pushing the boundaries of innovation to create solutions that not only meet today’s needs, but also pave the way for a sustainable future. Our collaboration with Epishine in developing this self-charging battery is a testament to this commitment and we are proud to be at the forefront of this revolution."

By merging Nichicon's expertise in the electronic components industry with Epishine's innovative energy solutions, this collaboration is setting new industry standards.

Jonas Palmér, Business Development Director at Epishine, elaborated, "We're very excited about our partnership with Nichicon. Together, we've created a self-charging battery powered by light - a sustainable advancement not only in its technology but also in its potential applications. It's a big step in simplifying the design of self-powered electronics, aligning perfectly with Epishine's longstanding goals."

This development promises to revolutionize how electronics can be powered with its longevity, reduced environmental impact, and ease of integration. It represents not just a step towards sustainability but enables a new era of smarter, user-friendly electronics. Stay tuned for more insights and demonstrations at CES 2024, where you can find us at the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall, Booth 10970, IoT Infrastructure Pavilion.

About Nichicon
Nichicon Corporation, established in 1950, is a prominent Japanese company specializing in electrical components. Since then, Nichicon has grown into one of the world's leading capacitor manufacturers, renowned for its high-quality products and innovative technologies. Recently, Nichicon introduced its LTO battery, the Nichicon SLB-series, filling the gap between lithium-ion batteries and super capacitors. One of Nichicon's main goals is to promote the SLB in IoT ecosystems as a new and innovative alternative to traditional power sources.
www.nichiconbattery.com

About Epishine
Epishine is a leading developer and manufacturer of printed organic solar cells, committed to reducing global environmental impact by enabling innovative and smart technologies to meet the demand for sustainable energy solutions. Epishine's business is based on pioneering manufacturing breakthroughs. Their flagship product is a unique indoor solar cell optimized for harvesting indoor light that is easily integrated into small low-power electronics.
www.epishine.com

CONTACT – NICHICON
Klas Engstroem
Sales Director
k.engstroem@nichicon-eu.com

+43 676 843 405 108

CONTACT - EPISHINE
Kristina Hagstedt
Communication Manager
kristina.hagstedt@epishine.com
  
+46 (0)73 466 63 43