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Enersys agrees $91.8m US Navy battery supply deal

September 20, 2023

Energy storage system manufacturer EnerSys has agreed a $91.8 million deal to supply its proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) batteries to the United States Navy (USN) for use on nuclear submarines. 

The contract is a “continuation of a supplier relationship in which EnerSys has supplied its TPPL batteries for US Navy submarines for over fifteen years from its highly automated facility in Warrensburg, Missouri,” and Enersys statement said.

David Shaffer, president and CEO of EnerSys, said: “The mission-critical nature of our energy storage solutions is at the foundation of our partnership with the US Navy. Our entire EnerSys team is proud of the Navy’s confidence in our ability to meet these needs by extending our production relationship through this new contract award.” 

Mark Matthews, senior vice president specialty global added: “EnerSys takes great pride in supporting the US Navy’s submarine fleet with our proprietary TPPL technology for the growing needs of this demanding application. It is an honour to partner with the US Navy for the next five years and we look forward to continuing to support the US Navy as well as the entire US Department of Defense with EnerSys advanced lithium cobalt and proprietary lithium ion-chemistries.”