Romeo Power launches a brighter energy future
Santa Monica startup founders combine biz and engineering expertise to develop high-performance EV battery systems
SANTA MONICA, CA – August 8, 2016 — Romeo Power, a Santa Monica-based startup, designs and manufactures electric vehicle battery packs that are optimized to outperform any battery systems on the EV market today. The company was launched this month by renowned tech innovators Michael Patterson and Porter Harris.
With the launch of Romeo Power, Patterson and Harris apply their expertise to establish the global company as an alternative energy powerhouse. Romeo Power designs and manufactures electric vehicle, consumer and industrial battery systems that are optimized to store more energy and deliver more robust, reliable power and solar charging capabilities. Its EV and consumer lines will launch in early 2017.
Romeo Power is currently working with local governments in Nevada and California to select a manufacturing facility for its electric vehicle battery packs. Using their extensive expertise in all facets of battery design and production, Romeo Power engineers crafted a system that is highly optimized to store more energy and deliver more power, more efficiently and safely. In addition to its EV line, Romeo Power designs and manufactures consumer and industrial battery inverters that empower developing communities without reliable grid access to transform solar or kinetic energy to electricity. These systems feature a longer battery life, more energy and power, and a faster recharge than other batteries on the market today.
Romeo Power’s founders have a track record for success. Founder and CEO Michael Patterson is a seasoned tech entrepreneur who has founded, grown and scaled numerous successful tech ventures. Before launching Romeo Power, he founded InAuth, now the default mobile security solution for the major financials in the U.S. He was also the visionary Founder of Smobile Systems, a mobile anti-virus product acquired by Juniper; and FedCel, the leading mobile telecom expense management system acquired by Profitline.
Co-Founder and CTO Porter Harris is a renowned battery engineer. Before co-founding Romeo Power, Harris was Chief Battery Architect for Faraday Future, where he designed battery strings for the company’s variable platform architecture. At SpaceX, the technology expert spearheaded the development of batteries for the F9 rocket. He also contributed to the development of the Crew Dragon Spacecraft life support systems.
With more than 50 employees and unparalleled expertise in battery design and engineering, Romeo Power is an undeniable energy powerhouse. The startup is headquartered in Santa Monica with an international team based in New Delhi.
ABOUT ROMEO POWER TECHNOLOGY
Romeo was founded in 2015 by a group of engineers from SpaceX, Tesla, and Samsung on a mission to advance energy technology so they could help end energy poverty. They build “tighter and lighter” battery packs for electric vehicles and stationary energy storage that perform better and last longer thanks to industry-leading energy density and battery management. Learn more at romeopower.com.
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