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ZPower Director of Research Jeffrey Ortega Discusses the Environmental Impact of Impenetrable Design in New Article for R&D Magazine

According to numbers from the Consumer Electronics Association, the average American household utilizes around 28 electronic devices ranging from the big (think washing machines) to the small (think fitness trackers). And while many of us dutifully throw our smaller devices into the recycling bin after they cease to function – or, even better, take them […]

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ZPower Interview Day – March 5th 12:00PM-4:00PM

We are holding an interview day on Monday, March 5th from 12:00pm-4:00pm.  We are actively searching for qualified assemblers to work on our Module and Cell Assembly production teams. Looking for an exciting career in a growing industry where you can make a positive impact on people’s lives? If you are a high achiever, exhilarated […]

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ZPower Named Business of the Year by Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce (California) announced the winners of its 51st Annual Top Ten Community Awards. The Community Awards recognize organizations and individuals whose deeds and actions have contributed to the betterment of Camarillo. ZPower was named Business of the Year. ZPower opened in Camarillo in 1996 with the goal of innovating and commercializing […]


ZPower’s rechargeable hearing aid batteries help veterans and environment

One of Ventura County’s fastest-growing employers is making a name for itself with rechargeable microbattery products, and its work is not going unnoticed. Rep. Julia Brownley toured ZPower, a Camarillo-based battery manufacturer, on Thursday afternoon to survey the work the company does for veterans. ZPower’s primary clientele is hearing aid manufacturers. The company creates rechargeable […]

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ZPower to Exhibit at MD&M West

ZPower’s Silver-Zinc Rechargeable Microbattery Technology will be among the latest technology showcased at the expo held this year in Anaheim, California. ZPower is pleased to announce that its rechargeable silver-zinc battery technology will be on display at booth #339 during this year’s Medical Design & Manufacturing Expo in Anaheim, CA. MD&M West is the largest […]

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Calling All Undergraduate Engineers – ZPower Announces 2018 Battery Bowl Design Challenge with $25K Prize

ZPower invites all US undergraduate engineering students to participate in its 2nd Annual Battery Bowl Design Challenge, an engineering competition where qualifying applicants develop and prototype a small product or device that makes the best use of ZPower’s rechargeable microbattery technology. The winner (individual or team) takes home $25,000. ZPower will accept one-page summaries of proposed […]

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Mooreland Partners advises ZPower on $25 million growth loan

Leading silver-zinc, rechargeable battery manufacturer raises growth capital from MidCap Financial and Apollo Investment Corporation Mooreland Partners ( the leading independent investment bank providing M&A and private capital advisory services to growth sectors of the economy, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ZPower on securing a $25 million growth loan […]

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ZPower Named to JMP Securities’ 2017 Efficient 50 List

JMP Securities, a San Francisco-based investment bank, recognizes ZPower in its inaugural Efficient 50 Private Companies list. The JMP Securities Efficient 50 List identifies private companies that demonstrate the most innovative solutions and value creation in energy and industrial technology. ZPower received this recognition for its rechargeable silver-zinc microbattery technology. ZPower is the world’s only […]

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The Most Advanced Hearables in the World use Rechargeable Silver-Zinc Battery Technology

Author: Timothy Powers, Director of Applications Engineering, ZPower According to a study by Research and Markets, the hearables market, a wearables sub-segment that includes hearing aids, personal sound amplifiers (PSAPs) and earbuds/headphones, had an estimated value of $130 million in 2015 and is slated for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of >120% to be […]

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ZPower to Present at the 232nd Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS)

October 1st – 5th, 2017 | National Harbor, MD  Electrochemical Society Meeting Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS) is a forum for sharing the latest scientific and technical developments in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology. Scientists, engineers and industry leaders come from around the world to attend the technical symposia, poster sessions, professional development workshops, […]

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The Looming Problem of Battery Waste in Wearables and How to Solve It

By Jeffrey Ortega, Ph.D., ZPower Director of Research According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans buy approximately three billion dry-cell batteries each year to power common household devices, including radios, toys, phones and computers. This volume creates nearly 180,000 tons of battery waste that is either recycled or ends up in landfills, where it can […]

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ZPower to Present at 1st Medical Battery Conference

1st Medical Battery Conference November 16th-17th, 2017 in Dusseldorf, Germany The medical industry is experiencing rapid growth in the advancement of technology in medical devices and is quickly seeking ways to produce more power using medical battery. Powerful, long-lasting medical batteries are in high demand and furthermore, need to meet the performance, safety, reliability, hygiene, […]

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ZPower® Announces Collaboration with Oticon

Camarillo, Calif. – June 22, 2017 — ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, announces its collaboration with the hearing aid manufacturer Oticon to make the award-winning Internet-connected Oticon Opn™ hearing aid rechargeable. Rechargeable hearing aids are among the top features sought by hearing aid users. According to a study of over 500 […]

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ZPower to Participate in NASA Technology Day on Capitol Hill

ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, has been invited to participate in the NASA Technology Day on Capitol Hill on June 15th. NASA Technology Day is an annual event that educates Members of Congress on NASA’s role in the development of new products, services, and technologies that stimulate the economy and contribute to […]

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ZPower Announces Sponsorship of Engineering Design Competition for Undergraduate College Students

ZPower is pleased to announce that the Battery Bowl Design Challenge has commenced! The ZPower Battery Bowl is our first-ever college-level engineering design competition, and we can’t wait to see the innovation that will come from it. We invite all undergraduate engineering students attending a college or university in the U.S. to submit a one-page […]

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ZPower Certified as Medical Device Supplier

ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids has met the Medical Device Quality System standard ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, and the manufacturer of the ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids, has met the Medical Device Quality System standard, which recognizes ZPower as a competent supplier of medical devices. Specifically, the notified […]

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How Safe are Lithium Ion Batteries? Are There Safer Alternatives?

Popularity of Lithium Ion Batteries  Because of lithium’s enormous capacity as an energy source, it has been the focus of much of the rechargeable battery industry’s time and attention. This effort has led to the development of the lithium ion battery which is rechargeable and more stable than its solid lithium counterparts, and used to […]


ZPower to Speak at This Year’s International Wireless Power Summit

ZPower will discuss the miniaturization of wireless charging at the International Wireless Power Summit. Held November 10-11, this event focuses on wireless power technology and will also include presentations from Dell, HP and Disney. CAMARILLO, CALIF. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 01, 2016 ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable silver-zinc miniature batteries, is pleased to announce that […]

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Power Failures Prove Perilous

Medical Devices: Market Wants Better Batteries The San Fernando Valley Business Journal published an article on October 31st, 2016 highlighting the recent advisory warnings of batteries in both the medical and consumer electronic industry. ZPower’s Director of Research, Jeff Ortega Ph.D., comments on the challenge that many battery manufacturers face, how to produce more power […]

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Wireless Power Summit 2016 – Battery Powered World

November 10th – 11th | Seattle, WA The 8th annual Wireless Power Summit will focus on business strategies and technology developments in  this rapidly changing field, with a focus on how wireless power has evolved to higher power applications including laptops, tools and vehicles in our battery powered world. Smithers Apex is pleased to announce the agenda for […]

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Silver-Zinc Offers Greater Battery Safety than Lithium-Ion

In light of a massive September 1, 2016, cell phone recall, which was necessitated by the explosion of thirty-five lithium-ion cell phone batteries, ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc miniature batteries, wants to remind its customers of the great battery safety of ZPower technology. They are 100% non-flammable and non-toxic and are one […]

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Rio Olympics Technology Impressive as Athletics

So far, the 2016 Rio Olympics can claim some of the best performances from US athletes ever. And, while this year’s global sporting competition has had a few hiccups, for the most part, spectators on the scene and at home seem to be enjoying the events. One place where this year’s summer games really stand […]

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ZPower Batteries Preferred for Rechargeable Hearing Aids

According to Hearing Tracker, patients and providers prefer ZPower batteries to power up rechargeable hearing aids!  Now that’s what we call some seriously good news. Click below to check out Hearing Tracker’s recently released independent survey results.  Rechargeable Hearing Aid Preferences: Survey Findings More From ZPower: Next-Level Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries are Here CES Innovation Awards 2016 […]

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ZPower Battery on the Discovery Channel

Tech Report Rechargeable batteries are a smart and eco-friendly alternative to regular disposable batteries. One company leading the way in rechargeable battery solutions is ZPower Battery. ZPower specifically develops rechargeable silver-zinc batteries for miniature battery applications. In fact, they are the only company in the world that makes miniature silver-zinc batteries. These batteries are stable, non-flammable, […]

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Advantages of Silver Zinc Battery Tech Over Li-Ion

CAMARILLO, CALIF. (PRWEB) JUNE 16, 2016 ZPower Director of Research Jeff Ortega, Ph.D., presented on the advantages of silver zinc battery technology at the 229th Electrochemical Society Meeting, held May 29 – June 3 in San Diego. The international conference offered a blend of electrochemical and solid-state science and technology and served as a major forum for […]

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Next-Level Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries are Here

ZPower has introduced a high-energy rechargeable hearing aid batteries that can be retrofitted for use with many major hearing aid brands, making it a convenient option for patients. Hearing aids retrofitted with ZPower batteries and customized battery doors can be recharged without requiring users to open the battery doors or remove the battery from the […]

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Rechargeable Hearing Aid System Wins Edison 2016 Bronze

NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 25, 2016 – The Edison Awards, celebrating 29 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced on Friday that the ZPower Rechargeable Hearing Aid System was voted a Bronze Winner for innovation at the April 21st event at The Capitale in […]

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CES Innovation Awards 2016 Honoree

CES 2016 – The award recognizes ZPower for its rechargeable system for hearing aids, its battery technology and the complete system that allows that technology to be used in today’s most popular hearing aids. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers, and members of […]