A press conference was held recently to celebrate NOHMs Technologies, Inc. move to the Kentucky-Argonne Battery R&D Center located on CAER's research campus. The company is locating R&D, product development, business operations and a state-of-the-art research, manufacturing and product development facility for military, cell phone and electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries.
Governor Beshear, President Capilouto, Mayor Gray, and NOHMS CEO Nathan Ball spoke to the press about the opportunities for economic development and high quality jobs.
Founded in October 2010, NOHMs Technologies has developed a battery that is based on lithium-sulfur chemistry. The company's vision is to commercialize lithium-sulfur battery technology that will revolutionize vehicle markets, including everything from spacecraft to electric automobiles. The company believes its lithium-sulfur batteries can deliver enough energy at a cost low enough to allow mass commercialization of electric vehicles.
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto
Speakers at the NOHMS press conference (L to R): NOHMs CEO Nathan Ball, Governor Steve Beshear, Commerce Lexington President Bob Quick, UK President Eli Capilouto, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray