WiTricity Honored as a 2018 Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer

Wireless charging technology recognized as a critical factor for the future of electric and autonomous mobility

New  York April 9, 2018WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today was named a 2018 New Energy Pioneer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. WiTricity CEO Alex Gruzen will be accepting this award and delivering a presentation on how WiTricity’s wireless power technology is driving the future of clean transportation at the Future of Energy Summit, taking place April 9-10 in New York City.

Now in its 10th year, the Future of Energy Summit converges new and old technologies driving the future of energy markets, industry, finance and policy. Each year at the Summit, Bloomberg unveils the 10 game-changing companies it has chosen to recognize as New Energy Pioneers, honoring them for their commitment to clean technology and innovation. Honorees have been evaluated and chosen based on potential scale, innovation and momentum.

WiTricity was selected for helping to accelerate global electric vehicle (EV) adoption.  WiTricity delivers a seamless wireless EV charging experience that allows users to just park and charge–wireless, yet just as efficient and quick as conventional plug-in. The company recognizes that the future of mobility is electrified, autonomous and shared and has developed technology to support that future by enabling a user-friendly and efficient wireless charging method for the next generation of vehicles. Its commitment to automotive electrification is marked by its alignment with the Society of Automotive Engineers on a global electric vehicle (EV) wireless charging standard and announcements from multiple automakers that they will be implementing WiTricity’s technology into their vehicles.

“As global automakers develop EV platforms, WiTricity is proud to deliver the wireless power technology that will enable these vehicles to charge as quickly and efficiently as if they were plugged in,” said Gruzen. “We are committed to bringing to market a technology that allows charging to happen without cables, without mess and without worry. Our selection as a New Energy Pioneer is a testament to our creating the electrified and cleaner future, and we’re honored to stand among these 10 global companies as we set out to make an impact on the future of energy.”

More details about the Summit and New Energy Pioneers can be found here. For further information or to set up a press meeting onsite, email WiTricity@v2comms.com.

About WiTricity

WiTricity develops solutions to enable wireless power transfer over distance using its patented magnetic resonance technology. WiTricity works with top global carmakers and Tier 1 suppliers to deploy magnetic resonance solutions, helping realize a future of transportation that is electrified, shared and autonomous. See how WiTricity makes EV charging easy.

WiTricity is collaborating with major automakers and Tier 1 suppliers to bring the next generation of wireless EV charging to a commercial reality. WiTricity wireless charging is being demonstrated publicly by global leading automakers, and our announced licensees include Toyota, Delphi, TDK, IHI, Shindengen, Daihen and BRUSA. Standards initiatives the company is involved in include the SAE International, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), STILLE, China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) China Electricity Council and Chinese Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI).

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